Tag: science advocacy

Molds, Mealworms, and Missed Opportunities: How We Think About Young Scientists

Molds, Mealworms, and Missed Opportunities: How We Think About Young Scientists

It is extremely important for science to be open for everyone but is it open to those who are young? Are we missing out on discoveries because we do not listen to the questions that children ask about science?

Climate change and environmental justice: a case study in ethics and science

Climate change and environmental justice: a case study in ethics and science

A key part of the fight against climate change is to reduce greenhouse gases (GHGs). So, when a massive corporation reduces their emissions by an amount equivalent to taking 900,000 cars off the road, we should celebrate their efforts in “breaking sustainability barriers” – right?…

How to Advocate for Science

How to Advocate for Science

  From the careful planning of experiments to the more mundane mixing of coffee, milk, and sugar – or milk, then coffee, no sugar – science is part of our daily lives as graduate students. In contrast, science is far from the daily thoughts of…