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Scientists not the Science

A podcast about the culture of being a scientist. Winner: Best Interview Podcast at the British Podcast Awards. Dr Stuart Higgins talks to scientists, science communicators, journalists and comedians to find out what it means to be a scientist.
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Aug 28, 2017

This is a rerun of an episode from season 2.

 

You can listen to my appearance on The Cinemile podcast here: http://www.thecinemile.com/ - we reviewed the new sci-fi movie, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets.

 

Here’s the original blurb for this episode:

 

What is the imposter syndrome and how does it affect academics? In this final episode I explore the phenomenon, how it manifests in academics, some of the reasons why it might occur, and strategies to deal with it.

 

Full show notes: http://scinotsci.com

Aug 14, 2017

This is a rerun of an episode from season 1.

 

You can find episodes from my other podcast series ‘Down to Earth’ which is all about space tech spinoffs here:

 

Air bags: https://www.thenakedscientists.com/articles/interviews/down-earth-how-space-science-gave-us-airbags

Memory foam: https://www.thenakedscientists.com/articles/interviews/down-earth-nasa-your-bedroom

Distress system: https://www.thenakedscientists.com/articles/interviews/down-earth-space-lifeline-seafarers

Cordless drill: https://www.thenakedscientists.com/articles/interviews/down-earth-cordless-drill

Carbon capture: https://www.thenakedscientists.com/articles/interviews/down-earth-carbon-capture

 

Here’s the original blurb for this episode:

Professor Chris Hunter is the Herschel Smith Professor of Organic Chemistry at the University of Cambridge. I ask him what being a professor actually means, and he shares his wisdom and insight from a highly successful career in science.

 

Full show notes: http://scinotsci.com

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