Before The Abstract

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Sinopse

Before the Abstract shares scientists stories about what else? being a scientist! Inspirational, funny, surprising or just plain entertaining, our podcasts feature Springer Storytellers telling their personal stories about working in their field and the personal experiences that have shaped their careers.

Episódios

  • Terry Majewski: An Unlikely Social Scientist

    Terry Majewski: An Unlikely Social Scientist

    14/03/2019 Duração: 18min

    Terry Majewski: An Unlikely Social Scientist by Before the Abstract

  • Tim Taylor: The Right Lunch Box

    Tim Taylor: The Right Lunch Box

    14/03/2019 Duração: 16min

    Tim Taylor: The Right Lunch Box by Before the Abstract

  • Sandra López Varela: An Unexpected Life

    Sandra López Varela: An Unexpected Life

    11/12/2018 Duração: 18min

    Sandra López Varela: An Unexpected Life by Before the Abstract

  • Nuno Bicho: The Best of Two Worlds

    Nuno Bicho: The Best of Two Worlds

    28/09/2018 Duração: 18min

    From coming of age in a fascist dictatorship to leaving home for the first time to pursue a PhD in archaeology in the United States, Nuno shares his story of how he came to have the best of two very different worlds.

  • Stories about Math: Piper Harron

    Stories about Math: Piper Harron

    06/09/2018 Duração: 14min

    Stories about Math: Piper Harron by Before the Abstract

  • Stories about math: Daniele Struppa

    Stories about math: Daniele Struppa

    23/08/2018 Duração: 11min

    A surprising collaboration comes out of Daniele's dinner with 'one of the greatest names in the history of quantum physics.'

  • Stories about Math: Moon Duchin

    Stories about Math: Moon Duchin

    23/08/2018 Duração: 13min

    A mathematician's career is inspired by her family legacy.

  • Stories about Math: Seth Cottrell

    Stories about Math: Seth Cottrell

    16/08/2018 Duração: 14min

    Seth shares a story about the time he opened an "Ask a Mathematician" booth at Burning Man.

  • Stories about Math: Ken Ono

    Stories about Math: Ken Ono

    09/08/2018 Duração: 13min

    Ken Ono has a Eureka moment while working on one of Ramanujan's unpublished manuscripts.

  • Ricardo Rozzi: The Most Beautiful Death I Can Expect

    Ricardo Rozzi: The Most Beautiful Death I Can Expect

    03/07/2018 Duração: 18min

    Coming of age in 1970s Chile, an ecologist reflects on the social and environmental issues caused by the political climate, plus recounts how a near death experience impacted the course of his research.

  • Bruno Siciliano: From Pizza Making to Human Care

    Bruno Siciliano: From Pizza Making to Human Care

    13/06/2018 Duração: 15min

    A late night pizza delivery to the lab inspires an Advanced Grant proposal in a surprising way.

  • Chiseche Mibenge: Love Letters for the Girl Child

    Chiseche Mibenge: Love Letters for the Girl Child

    05/06/2018 Duração: 15min

    One researcher's youth in Zambia shapes her research on gender based violence and ultimately inspires her auto-ethnography. *Disclaimer: Contains explicit language.*

  • Laura Meyerson: Science Fueled by Passion

    Laura Meyerson: Science Fueled by Passion

    21/05/2018 Duração: 13min

    Fueled by her passion for the environment and by way of a career in food styling, one researcher shares her unique journey to becoming an ecologist.

  • Kirsten Grorud-Colvert: An Unexpected Encounter

    Kirsten Grorud-Colvert: An Unexpected Encounter

    24/04/2018 Duração: 12min

    A marine ecologist remembers a surprising and formative experience she had on a dive as an early career researcher.

  • Karin Bodewits: The PhD Delusion

    Karin Bodewits: The PhD Delusion

    12/04/2018 Duração: 12min

    Karin tells a humorous but tragic story about the reality of postgrad life.

  • Stories about Creativity: Susana Martinez-Conde  Stephen Macknick

    Stories about Creativity: Susana Martinez-Conde & Stephen Macknick

    03/04/2018 Duração: 14min

    Skeptical scientists Susana Martinez-Conde and Stephen Macknick take a trip to a psychic fair to find out if the psychics can really read the details of their past lives.

  • Stories about Creativity: Andrea Gawrylewski

    Stories about Creativity: Andrea Gawrylewski

    28/03/2018 Duração: 10min

    As a child, editor Andrea Gawrylewski has a heart-stopping experience in the rainforest that inspires her to study earth science.

  • Stories about Creativity: Brian Levine

    Stories about Creativity: Brian Levine

    20/03/2018 Duração: 14min

    Perfectionist neuroscientist, Brian Levine, learns how to deal with uncertainty when his patients, who suffer from brain injuries, challenge his expectations.

  • Stories about Creativity: Scott Barry Kaufman

    Stories about Creativity: Scott Barry Kaufman

    12/03/2018 Duração: 12min

    As an adult, scientist Scott Barry Kaufman confronts the school psychologist who once told him he was doomed by a low IQ and inspired his work to redefine intelligence.

  • Stories about Creativity: Jean Zarate

    Stories about Creativity: Jean Zarate

    05/03/2018 Duração: 13min

    Jean Zarate is torn between neuroscience and music careers until a tragic event brings both into perspective.

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