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Science in Progress

Feb 13, 2019

In today’s episode I chat with Manuel Lequerica, a PhD candidate at the University of Sydney.  We talk about the fascinating aspects of urban ecology including light pollution, human connection with nature and plant/insect interactions.  We also have fun discussions about what it’s like to follow different passions...


Nov 13, 2018

Anna's a PhD student at University of Connecticut.  She studies bat viruses which is super fascinating!  We talk a little about Anna's research, but in this discussion we focus on our strategies coping when things don't go as we envisioned in research or our overall grad school plans.

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Oct 30, 2018

So excited to be joined by Laura Abondano on this episode.  Laura and I started chatting about recording this show about a year ago.  I found Laura's work on the website 500 women scientists.  She studies woolly monkey reproductive behaviors and paternity patterns.  We hear all about Laura's research and what it's like...


Sep 22, 2018

In this episode I chat with Abbie Kropf a 2nd year PhD student at Iowa State University.  Abbie is in the department of entomology at Iowa State.  In this episode, we talk about how Abbie started in her Masters research in Costa Rica.  She spend multiple seasons in Costa Rica studying forest fragmentation with Dr. Mike...


Sep 11, 2018

Johnny joins me on the podcast to discuss his research on coastal resilience and climate change.  Johnny's currently a PhD student at Rutgers University.  He switched over to the PhD program after spending time in a masters program at Rutgers.  We talk about some of his decision-making behind the switch.

Johnny also won...