Tagged: teaching

The particle is the boy and the anti-particle the girl? Ridding physics analogies of heternormativity

Guest post by Jeremy Bailin, Assistant Professor of Physics & Astronomy,  University of Alabama! Let’s talk about matter/anti-matter annihilation in the early Universe. Okay, so that’s not normally what you’d expect in a GJS blog. 🙂 There’s no relation between feminism or sexuality and particles interacting with anti-particles shortly after...

Um, there’s some rape culture in my neuroanatomy…

When I was in graduate school, I took a human neuroanatomy class. It was both awesome and boring. Why boring? Because decades of people had mistreated their donated cadavers so that, by the time I came along, students weren’t allowed to dissect cadavers anymore if they were non-med school classes...

“Department of the Pursuit of Scientific Truth” in Forums now!

“Department of the Pursuit of Scientific Truth” in Forums now!

Check out this classic piece on the experience of going through graduate training in science. It’s in the Resources section of the Forums. Was this like your training?

Egg and Sperm – in the Forums now!

Egg and Sperm – in the Forums now!

A classic piece on gender stereotypes in science, in the Resources section of the Forums. Check it out, and add your thoughts.