Tagged: narrative

A (soon-to-be) feminist biology post doc tells all! PLUS CAT PHOTOS.

A (soon-to-be) feminist biology post doc tells all! PLUS CAT PHOTOS.

In part 2 of our ongoing investigative journalism here at Gap Junction Science, I interviewed Caroline VanSickle, the holder of the inaugural Wittig post doc in feminist biology at the University of Wisconsin. (In part 1, we described the post doc.) Here’s what soon-to-be Post Doc VanSickle had to say!...

The Transparency Project: Ten thoughts on being a female physicist/mathematician/computational scientist

The Transparency Project: Ten thoughts on being a female physicist/mathematician/computational scientist

1) Yup, that’s what I do (editor’s note: see title). I don’t like being pinned down into a single discipline/category/niche. That’s me in a nutshell, really. 2) My work is so much fun! I love solving problems, figuring things out, making data tell a story, discovering weird cool things, and...

Memoirs by Scientists vs. Memoirs by Women Scientists?

There is an interesting blog post on National Geographic about Memoirs by Scientists.It started via a twitter crowd-sourcing effort to find good examples – as Carl Zimmer noted: “I started thinking about especially good examples–in particular, ones that manage to balance the personal experiences of the author with the professional...