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STEMz Perspectives

STEMz Perspectives

By Young Scientists Journal

Hello and welcome to the StemZ Perspectives - A podcast created and led entirely by young people with a passion for science from Young Scientists Journal! Throughout these episodes, our alternating hosts will be engaging in insightful discussions on a number of scientific topics. From climate change to coronavirus, there’s sure to be something to interest everyone! We will also be having a number of special guests on the show, including industry professionals, who will be able to discuss their latest research and provide expert insights into their field.
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Episode 14: Psychology Research on Acculturative Family Distancing - A Discussion with Soumyadeep Talukdar from Project SHINE for Families

STEMz PerspectivesMar 07, 2023

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Episode 14: Psychology Research on Acculturative Family Distancing - A Discussion with Soumyadeep Talukdar from Project SHINE for Families

Episode 14: Psychology Research on Acculturative Family Distancing - A Discussion with Soumyadeep Talukdar from Project SHINE for Families

In this podcast episode, we talk with Soumyadeep, a current high school senior and research assistant at Project SHINE for Families of Stanford University School of Medicine.

Project SHINE is a mixed methods research study investigating Acculturative Family Distancing (AFD) in high schools in the United States. The study aims to use a theatre intervention to help families experiencing AFD

Mar 07, 202313:14
Episode 13: Mathematics in Motion - Exploring Fluid Dynamics with Vanessa Madu

Episode 13: Mathematics in Motion - Exploring Fluid Dynamics with Vanessa Madu

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Feb 28, 202332:59
Episode 12: The Next Generation of Physicians and Researchers - Insights From An Expert: An Interview With Dr. Jonathan Chernoff

Episode 12: The Next Generation of Physicians and Researchers - Insights From An Expert: An Interview With Dr. Jonathan Chernoff

In this episode of StemZ Perspectives, hosts Daniel and Evan delve into the intersections of healthcare and research, gleaning interesting insights from the unique perspective of Dr. Jonathan Chernoff, M.D., Ph.D., Cancer Center Director and Senior Vice President at the Fox Chase Cancer Center. Dr. Chernoff received his undergraduate degree from Yale University graduated from the MD/PhD program at the Icahn Sinai School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. In this interview, Dr. Chernoff discusses his background in medicine, explains what Chernoff Lab is currently researching, and illustrates the importance and necessity of his field of research in our daily lives.

Jan 15, 202345:06
Episode 11: Undergraduate Life & Chemistry in Climate Change - A chat with Dinah from Oxford University

Episode 11: Undergraduate Life & Chemistry in Climate Change - A chat with Dinah from Oxford University

In this episode,  we talk with Dinah who is a first-year chemistry student at the University of Oxford. From the importance of chemistry in climate change to being a female in STEM, we discuss what it's like being an undergraduate in a prestigious university.  This episode is hosted by  Kuzey who is a high school student and a production executive at the Journal. Passionate about Computer Science, he spends his tinkering with coding projects and learning about algorithms and machine learning theory.


Dinah's Instagram: @dinah.m4365

Kuzey's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kkuzey?trk=public_profile_browsemap&originalSubdomain=tr 

Dec 18, 202223:46
Episode 10: The Intersection Between Teaching and Research - An Interview with Briley Lewis

Episode 10: The Intersection Between Teaching and Research - An Interview with Briley Lewis

In this episode of StemZ Perspectives, hosts Emma and Khushi delve into the field of planetary science with guest speaker Briley Lewis, a current PhD candidate in Astronomy and Astrophysics at UCLA. They discuss the study of exoplanets, the rewards of teaching, and opportunities in science writing.

Jul 11, 202226:56
Episode 9: From Archaeology to Astrophysics - An Interview with Luna Zagorac

Episode 9: From Archaeology to Astrophysics - An Interview with Luna Zagorac

In this episode of StemZ Perspectives, hosts Emma and Khushi delve into the field of cosmology with guest speaker Luna Zagorac, a current PhD candidate in Physics at Yale University. They discuss the path to a doctorate, research publications, as well as science communications and teaching.

Mar 25, 202228:08
Episode 8: Astrochemical Questions, Interstellar Ice, and Other Interesting Pursuits

Episode 8: Astrochemical Questions, Interstellar Ice, and Other Interesting Pursuits

In this episode of StemZ Perspectives, hosts Stacy and Hazal dive into the field of astrochemistry and the fundamental questions it aims to answer. Joining them is Dr. Ilsa Cooke, assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry at the University of British Columbia. They discuss the study of chemical reactions in space, interstellar ice, and the importance of science communication.

Jan 28, 202241:46
Episode 7: STEMz Perspectives X CoKid-19: COVID-19: An Update a Year into the Pandemic

Episode 7: STEMz Perspectives X CoKid-19: COVID-19: An Update a Year into the Pandemic

In our collaboration with the CoKid-19 podcast, we discuss new developments with the virus and the diagnostic treatments. We also discuss our effects of the pandemic on the social climate around the world. Be sure to click follow to be updated our next episodes

Hosted by: Shivanshi Tandon

Produced by: Harry Cordeaux

Nov 05, 202125:53
Episode 6: Mathematics & Pandemics with Dr. Clark Bray

Episode 6: Mathematics & Pandemics with Dr. Clark Bray

In this episode, we speak to Dr. Bray, a Professor of Practice in mathematics at Duke University, about his unique preference in the aspect of teaching mathematics over research and the intrigue of pursuing a career in the field of math.

Jul 21, 202142:39
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May 26, 202101:02
Episode 5: More than Just Numbers- An Interview with Dr. Alex Kontorovich

Episode 5: More than Just Numbers- An Interview with Dr. Alex Kontorovich

In this episode, Dr. Alex Kontorovich, a professor at Rutgers University and Editor-in-Chief of Experimental Mathematics, discusses his favorite mathematical theories such as Number Theory and tells us about his journey to the interesting research and work he does now.

Apr 11, 202137:12
Episode 4: A 2020 Science Recap!

Episode 4: A 2020 Science Recap!

Highlighting and Celebrating scientific breakthroughs and achievements in an Unprecedented Year!

Feb 15, 202123:58
Scientist Insight - An Interview With Dr. Becky Smethurst

Scientist Insight - An Interview With Dr. Becky Smethurst

Dr. Rebecca (Becky) Smethurst is an astrophysicist and research fellow at the University of Oxford. She is currently working on the co-evolution of galaxies and blackholes. She has been the recipient of several prestigious scientific awards like the Royal Astronomical Society Group Prize and Caroline Herschel Lectureship Prize. Her weekly YouTube videos focus on unsolved cosmological mysteries, weird objects found in space, and general space news! Of recent, she has even done videos on astrophysics references in Taylor Swift's songs, and "A Day in the life of an Astrophysicist." Dr. Smethurst also presents physics videos for the YouTube channel Sixty Symbols and astronomy videos for Deep Sky Videos.

Feb 15, 202122:15
Scientist Insight - An Interview With Dr Robert Lefkowitz

Scientist Insight - An Interview With Dr Robert Lefkowitz

Dr. Robert Lefkowitz was interviewed by our Chief Editor, Preyasi Gaur.

Dr. Robert J Lefkowitz is an American biochemist and physician. He is known for his groundbreaking work on G protein-coupled receptors, for which he was awarded the 2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. He is currently the James B. Duke Professor of Medicine and Professor of Biochemistry and Chemistry at Duke University and an Investigator with the Howard Hughes Medical Centre. He has authored a memoir titled: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Stockholm: The Adrenaline-Fueled Adventures of an Accidental Scientist with Dr. Randy Hall, published by Pegasus Books. You can preorder this book on Amazon now.

Production: Harry Cordeaux

Jan 20, 202140:07
Scientist Insight - An Interview With Dr. Terence Tao
Jan 09, 202118:34
Episode 3: Integrating The Sciences - An Interview With Dr. Christopher Barnes

Episode 3: Integrating The Sciences - An Interview With Dr. Christopher Barnes

In this episode, we talk to Dr. Barnes, a postdoctoral fellow at Caltech, not only about his research but also about his journey to reach academia.

Nov 20, 202046:38
About YSJ - An Interview With Christina Astin

About YSJ - An Interview With Christina Astin

Bonus Recording:

Harry Cordeaux chats to Christina Astin about the Young Scientists Journal and her role as STEM Ambassador.

Sep 23, 202008:05
Episode 2: Discussing Space Exploration - Mars & More

Episode 2: Discussing Space Exploration - Mars & More

In this episode, we talk about Mars, the dwarf planet Ceres and the new James Webb Telescope.

Hosts: Max Harvey & Stella Jovinta.

Podcast Editor: Harry Cordeaux

Sep 20, 202013:03
Episode 1: Climate Change & Coronavirus With Dr. Michael Mastrandrea

Episode 1: Climate Change & Coronavirus With Dr. Michael Mastrandrea

In this episode, we talk with Dr. Michael Mastrandrea - an affiliated scientist with the Carnegie Institute of science - about climate change and the impact of coronavirus on it.
Background Information:
Michael Mastrandrea has 20 years of experience in climate change science and climate and energy policy analysis to inform public and private decisions at global, national, and subnational scales. Since 2015, he has led Near Zero, a climate and energy non-profit based on Stanford campus that is focused on the design and implementation of the scientifically grounded policy. Previously, he was part of the leadership team for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Fifth Assessment Report, a global report on climate change science and policy options for world governments. He has also served as an Assistant Consulting Professor at the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment. Michael received his Ph. D. from Stanford as the first graduate of the Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources (E-IPER), where he was a Department of Energy Global Change Education Program Fellow. He serves on the Editorial Board and as Managing Editor for the journal Climatic Change.
Hosts:
Aneesh Muppidi
Harry Cordeaux
Aug 07, 202032:40