Episode 88 – Beetles and Battling Sexism with Beulah Garner

Beulah Garner, Senior Curator of Coleoptera at the Natural History Museum joins us to share her love for beetles, experiences from field work, and how women in the natural sciences are still faced with inappropriate behaviours and sexist attitudes directed at them.

Show notes:
Natural History Heroes – Evelyn Cheesman

Follow Beulah:
Website – http://www.nhm.ac.uk/our-science/departments-and-staff/staff-directory/beulah-garner.html
Blog – http://www.nhm.ac.uk/natureplus/blogs/beetles
Twitter – @thiswordistaken – https://twitter.com/thiswordistaken
Friends of Coleoptera at the Natural History Museum (Facebook) – https://www.facebook.com/groups/38603112572/
Beetles and Bugs NHM (Flickr) – https://www.flickr.com/photos/nhm_beetle_id/

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Episode 87 – Frogs, Fellowships, and Family with Dr. Lauren O’Connell

Dr. Lauren O’Connell, Bauer Fellow at Harvard University, joins us to talk about her work on poison dart frog ecology, being an early career woman scientist with kids, and how she’s helping school kids learn about the world around them by raising frogs.

Show Notes:

Bauer Fellowship program at Harvard University (watch for a new call for applicants soon!)
L’Oreal Women in Science Fellowship
Little Froggers School Project

Follow Dr. O’Connell Online:
Lab Website
Twitter – @frogmaven
Facebook

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Episode 86 – Getting Infested with Brooke Borel!

Brooke Borel, Contributing Editor at Popular Science Magazine and freelance science writer, joins us to discuss her new book Infested: How the Bed Bug Infiltrated our Bedrooms and Took Over the World, the industry behind edible insects, and how to fact check your journalism.

Show Notes:
Infested: How the Bed Bug Infiltrated our Bedrooms and Took Over the World
“Disgusting” Bugs That Infested Burning Man Not Actually Disgusting
The Rise of the Incredible, Edible! Insect(PDF)
Robert Usinger biography
The Invisibles by David Zweig

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Twitter – @brookeborel – https://twitter.com/brookeborel
Our Modern Plagues – http://www.popsci.com/blog-network/our-modern-plagues

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