Happy Hour: A Virtual Fireside Chat on the Power of Positivity in Professional Success

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  Happy Hour alert: We're serving up a refreshing dose of positivity to keep our spirits high amidst life’s many twists and turns!   With the continuing impact of economic instability and retrenchments on our professional lives, how can we remain resilient and adopt a positive mindset?   This May, join us for a happy […]

AI: Friend or Foe of Science Communication?

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  #Fact: Generative AI has transformed our creative process.   Tools like ChatGPT and Gemini, among many others, have changed the way we craft narratives and even visuals for a variety of purposes and across different platforms.   But when it comes to science communication, how far can it really go? What are the limits […]

The Stand-up Scientist: Lessons from A/Prof. Alison Woollard on Advancing Science with Humor

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  Not your typical scientist, British biologist Associate Prof Alison Woollard takes the center stage in our first virtual fireside chat of 2024!   Science and comedy appear unrelated to many but for A/Prof Woollard, comedy is her weapon of choice when it comes to science communication. And she’s not alone, over the last few […]

AI in Healthcare: A Brave New World or A Step Too Far?

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  From virtual assistants in our pockets to self-driving cars on our streets—artificial intelligence (AI) has undeniably stormed its way into almost every facet of our lives.   But when it comes to healthcare, where decisions can be a matter of life and death, the role of AI becomes especially intriguing. Is it a brave […]

Making Science Communication Inclusive: A Virtual Fireside Chat with Our Science Editor Ankur Paliwal

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  We're empowering Diversity in STEM through Inclusive Science Communication!   This September, we've invited our very own Senior Editor of Asian Scientist Magazine, Mr. Ankur Paliwal, to join Dr. Juliana Chan in the hot seat.   As a seasoned science journalist and active advocate for DEI (diversity, equity and inclusion), Ankur will share his […]

Buckle Up: The Road from Scientist to CEO

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  Not all scientists wear lab coats. When we combine science and entrepreneurship, we unlock an amazing opportunity to turn ideas into CASH. But making the leap from an academic scientist to a founder of your own company can be daunting.   - How does one get started in entrepreneurship? - What does it take […]

Makings of a Leader: Lessons from Prof Zee Upton on Her Journey to Leadership

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What does it mean to be a leader and how can we best prepare for leadership opportunities?   In this virtual fireside chat, Dr Juliana Chan and guest speaker, Professor Zee Upton, will share their personal journey to leadership and discuss challenges faced along the way.   As the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation) at […]

Need Fries with That? Enhancing the Visual Appeal of Your Research

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  Research is both an art and science—it requires creativity to generate novel ideas and test hypothesis, as well as data to support claims and draw conclusions. To communicate this effectively, researchers need to balance both aspects of their presentation.   That means using visual elements that are:   ✅ relevant, clear and accurate, and; […]

From PhD to Professor: How to Launch an Academic Career

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    Academia is a career of multitasking and balance. It's a meaningful but challenging path that involves constant effort in learning, researching, educating and publishing. But what does it take to succeed in the path towards professorship? This February, we're joined by our guest speaker Professor Julia Greer, Professor at the California Institute of […]

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Skills they never teach you at University

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Update 17 Aug   We're hours away from the virtual fireside chat! To access the session, participants may use Zoom link (https://bit.ly/ecosystem-1708) provided in your confirmation email at 4:45pm. We'll see you soon!     --- Across the globe, fewer and fewer tertiary graduates feel prepared to enter the workforce. Those feelings might be warranted. […]

COVID-19: A chat with Bob Langer on vaccines, nanotech & the future of healthcare

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Update: The webinar received over 3,300 registrations within a week and saw over 2,000 participants from start to end.   This April, Co-founder of Moderna, MIT Institute Professor Robert Langer will be joining us on the Wildtype Media Expert Opinion Series to discuss COVID-19 research taking place in his lab and how advances in nanotechnology and […]