Dr Helen Georgiou left the classroom to make a contribution to science by becoming an educational researcher. Her work is particularly focused on physics education and her work is helping educators teach concepts more effectively in the classroom. Watch and listen as she shares her work, and why she decided to become an educational researcher.
Dave Fish works at Perimeter Institute, an organisation to advance theoretical physics research. His role: to produce educational content, targeting high school students. that engages, and helps students develop a deeper understanding of Physics. In the interview, we discuss his work, what inspires him and provides sage advice to students who with to explore a career in the sciences.
Meet Dr Claire Lee, an experimental particle physicist, based @CERN and @Fermilab and is involved with the DUNE (Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment.) I chat with her about her work, her inspiration to science, thoughts on science communication and she teaches us to cook one of her favourite South African recipes. And, we find out her connection to being a Jedi! :-) Enjoy hearing from such an engaging scientist and science communicator.
Dr Jeff Wiener is a staff scientist based at CERN, Geneva, Switzerland. His official role is the teacher programmes manager at CERN, hosting a multitude of educators from around the world who come and visit and learn at CERN. He is also the author of numerous papers related to particle physics and physics education. He has a passion for helping students understand particle physics in an effective and creative way.
Dr Magdalena Kersting is an educational researcher and science communicator who is passionate about engaging students to Science through the teaching of Einsteinian Physics. In this podcast , I talk to her about her work, what motivates her and her thoughts on the importance of science communication.Click
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Geraint Lewis is a cosmologist who has published over 400 papers and authored two books on Cosmology. In this podcast I chat with him on his work, his views on scientific literacy and advice for those considering a career in science. He even take the time to teach us some welsh!