Updates, News and What Makes and Good Scientist (021)

Updates, News and What Makes and Good Scientist (021)

2 Million Blossoms - The Podcast

Show Notes

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In this episode, podcast host Kirsten Traynor reflects on what are the characteristics of a great scientist and the mentors, who have helped her succeed in her own career. She discusses some of her early failures, how she questions her own place in science, how women face certain biases, and why she is once again switching jobs. Additionally, she digs into a recent paper on pesticide residues in urban and suburban environments.

To read the Twitter moment mentioned in the episode, where a male and female colleague swap email signatures for two weeks with (un)surprising results, visit:  https://twitter.com/i/events/839950218099576832


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Music: Original 2 Million Blossoms Theme, by Oscar Morante / Mooi Studios. Guitar music by Jeffrey Ott

2 Million Blossoms - The Podcast is a joint audio production of Protect Our Pollinators, LLC and Growing Planet Media, LLC

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