The #MeToo Movement in STEM

On Bite Size Science we’ll be discussing an editorial published last month in Science Magazine entitled “Instagram won't solve inequality” and the responses following this article, including that by science.sam (Samantha Yammine). Our main story will examine sexual harassment and assault in the academic science fields. We will hear about the lived experience of Ada, a survivor of sexual harassment (17.40min). We also spoke to Dr. Robin Nelson, a biological anthropologist at Santa Clara University…

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SciComm Workshop Bonus 4: Improving egg quality and measuring greenhouse gases

Interviews by: Liam Fitzpatrick (Master's Student in Bioresource Engineering) and Adeyemi Olutoyin Adegbenjo (PhD Student in Bioresource Engineering) The Broad Science team recently hosted a 3 day science communication and podcast workshop, for mainly graduate science students at McGill University's Macdonald Campus, which was generously supported by the Lister Foundation. www.mcgill.ca/osas/cpd/listerengagedscience

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SciComm Workshop Bonus 2: The case of legionella pneumophila / How to detect an eating disorder?

Interviews by: Alyshia Guan (Undergraduate student in Dietetics) and Mariam Saad (PhD Student in Natural resource sciences) The Broad Science team recently hosted a 3 day science communication and podcast workshop, for mainly graduate science students at McGill University's Macdonald Campus, which was generously supported by the Lister Foundation. www.mcgill.ca/osas/cpd/listerengagedscience

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SciComm Workshop Bonus 1: Microwaves, Cows and Wetland Carbon

Interviews by: Audrey St-Yves (Master's student in Animal Science), Haley Alcock (Master's student in Natural Resource Sciences), and Anthony Iheonye (PhD student in Bioresource Engineering) The Broad Science team recently hosted a 3 day science communication and podcast workshop, for mainly graduate science students at McGill University's Macdonald Campus, which was generously supported by the Lister Foundation. https://www.mcgill.ca/osas/cpd/listerengagedscience

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The Social Life of DNA Part 2: What does it mean to be Indigenous?

This episode will conclude our series on the social life of DNA. First, on BiteSize Science (6.02min), we chat about Atlantic staff writer Ed Yong’s two-year mission to fix the gender imbalance in his writing.  Our main story then follows Dr. Lynn Gehl(7.35min), an Algonquin-Anishinaabe woman from Eastern Ontario who just last April won her 30-year fight for status recognition under the complex rules of Canada’s Indian Act. Our guest, Dr. Kim TallBear(25.12min), helps us…

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The Social Life of DNA

Join us as we wind our way through the complicated social life of DNA for the first part of the season. What can DNA tell us about our identity? How are direct to consumer DNA tests, like 23 and me, being used in different communities? From empowering African American communities to seek lost roots to white supremacist using it to perpetuate social constructs of race...we are about to get skin deep. Guests: Christine Carter, Dr.…

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