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GeoLchat: el experimento de divulgación científica bilingüe hecho por tres geocientíficas colombianas

GeoLchat: el experimento de divulgación científica bilingüe hecho por tres geocientíficas colombianas

GeoLchat: A Bilingual Science Communication Experiment of Three Colombian Geoscientists Una de las cosas más importantes que se les enseña en la academia a los estudiantes de ciencia alrededor del mundo es aprender a usar el lenguaje científico. Sin embargo, nunca se les enseña a hablar acerca de ciencia en un lenguaje sencillo, y tampoco a comunicar y divulgar sus investigaciones en lenguajes dif ...[Read More]

The toxic and wondrous world of academia with Science Sisters

The toxic and wondrous world of academia with Science Sisters

Good morning, dear readers, this is your editor-in-chief speaking. We are currently experiencing some difficulties in academia, but we ask you to stay calm and remain in your seats with the seatbelt fastened. In the event of loss of pressure, make sure to publish your own paper first (to increase the pressure on your peers). Yes, it’s me! Your favourite (and only) editor-in-chief! And because runn ...[Read More]

Continental drift in academia

Continental drift in academia

After spending about three decades in the hustle-bustle of Asian megacities, I landed up in a quiet European town to continue my research work as a postdoc. When you know you will not meet your family soon in person, you know that you will not get the food you love and, the climate that has guided you in the sun and shadow will be very different; you may expect a life struggle. Yet, people have di ...[Read More]

Changing mid-degree: How did this Travelin’ Geo get here?

Changing mid-degree: How did this Travelin’ Geo get here?

It can be tough realising you’re not on the path you want to be on. This week, we have Leiaka Welcome from the Colorado School of Mines showing us how a change of heart led her to start her PhD journey. Currently on social media (Instagram Reel, TikTok), there is a video trend where users are editing a video of themselves in a scenario with an audio sound where you can hear a classic record scratc ...[Read More]