Science for Progress

because science is fundamental in the 21st century

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 35m. Bisher sind 59 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint jede zweite Woche.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 1 day 11 hours 54 minutes


57 Ready for a Change? – with Jennifer Polk

Jennifer Polk coaches PhDs ready to make a career change. It's the time of the year when many of us slow down and think about our career decisions. Are you happy with yours? Are you considering a change? I am, in fact,


 2020-12-31  30m

56 Food System Transformation – with Gesa Maschkowski

Food production, transportation, and consumption habits have an immense impact on health, biodiversity, and the climate. Which food we eat influences our risks for metabolic and cardiovascular diseases; but also the use of land, water, fertilizers,


 2020-10-27  32m

55 Are you FIT 4 RRI?

Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) is the idea of bringing stakeholders to the table when we plan our research strategies. The EU-funded project "FIT4RRI" was tasked with finding out why aspects of RRI - such as citizen science projects or the a...


 2020-10-14  29m

54 Flatten the Global Temperature Curve – with Maria-Elena Vorrath

My guest in this episode is Dr. Maria-Elena Vorrath, a geologist who studies the history of climate change, who just finished her PhD. Besides her work as a researcher she is a science communicator with Scientists for Future.


 2020-09-14  38m

53 A Neuroscientist’s View on Artificial Intelligence

One of my favorite topics is artificial intelligence, or - more specifically - what we can learn from neuroscience about artificial intelligence. So, when I was gifted the book "Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence" by Max Tegmar...


 2020-08-20  39m

52 B&D Online Teaching, SciComm, and the Populist Fringes

My co-host Bart Geurten and I had a rather spontaneous conversation, again. We talk about remote teaching, how science communication and science journalism could be supported by the public, and speculate about how the political fringe might be missing ...


 2020-08-03  38m

51 Extended Throwback: Precarious Postdocs – with Gary McDowell

 Postdocs are, besides graduate students, the main workforce in academic research. Following the PhD, the postdoc position is the only way to follow a research career within academia. Many PhDs around the world are advised to go to the USA for a postdo...


 2020-06-29  1h27m

50 Sustainable Mobility – with Jonathan Koehler of Scientists for Future

For this episode, I spoke with  Dr. Jonathan Köhler who studies the transformation of the transportation and mobility sectors using computational models at Competence Centre Sustainability and Infrastructure Systems of Fraunhofer Institute.


 2020-06-20  44m

49 Times of Crisis – Conspiracy Myths and SciComm – with B&D

For this episode, Bart and I had a rather spontaneous chat about conspiracy beliefs and science communication during the COVID-19 pandemic. Worldwide conspiracy myths about SARS-CoV-2 appear to be on the rise,


 2020-06-01  41m

48 SciComm as Career Development Tool – Dmitry Kopelyanskiy

For this episode, Dennis talked to Dmitry Kopelyanskiy, a contest-winning science communicator who gives entertaining science talks on stage – mostly about his own research on tropical diseases. But here, Dmitry also talks about his academic career ody...


 2020-05-22  31m