In the Media
We talked about batteries, stars, journeys through mountains, challenges, Scheherazade Speaks Science, how women in science are the modern Scheherazade from 1001 Nights, and the scientific structure of story.
On space research, gender advocacy and succeeding in academia.
Dr Ghina Halabi, a postdoctoral researcher in the Institute of Astronomy, has proposed a "UN sponsored international female alumni ambassador programme, for female role models to go back to their countries and their alma maters to inspire young girls to aspire, to dream and to achieve".
Ghina Halabi studies the evolution of stars. It is a rare thing in Lebanon, where the day-to-day crises that plague the country can seem like a more immediate problem than the sweeping panorama of the cosmos.
When a space scientist asked her family to name their toy astronauts, she never expected what the naming game would reveal.
Scientists are the creators and the guardians of the soundest facts. But whether these facts fail or prevail is another story.
What constitutes a healthy research culture? “Research Culture: Changing Expectations” is a Royal Society conference that explored that. Here's the report.
Poor communication and the failure to engage are common on the science stage. But it doesn't have to be this way.
To maintain space as a tool for sustainability and avoid turning it to a potential war-fighting domain, we need novel ways of thinking and communication.
A good speech is not only about information, it’s also about persuasion and influence. How can you use this as an opportunity to further your career, position yourself as a leader and thought influencer, and create impact? Here's how.
In 1001 nights, Scheherazade the story-teller saves her life and the lives of other women by telling king Shahrayar engaging stories. Today, by telling the public about her science she will spare herself and other women from inequality, bias and under-representation.
We are living a space renaissance. To ride this wave we need to challenge the status quo. Space is a tool for sustainable development built on integration, the integration of women and minorities in the exploration of space.