IWD2018 // Deep Sea Sharks and Women in STEM | Melissa Cristina Márquez

Welcome to the International Women’s Day special of Inside the Petri Dish, where we will be sharing special episodes featuring amazing women in STEM throughout March.

In this episode, Alice Gray sits down with shark marine biologist, podcaster and TED Talker, Melissa Cristina Márquez, to talk about how women in STEM and deep sea sharks are more alike than you think.

Watch her TED Talk here.

Music Credit: Bensounds

IWD2018 // White water kayaking and white coats | Jessica Droujko

Welcome to the International Women’s Day special of Inside the Petri Dish, where we will be sharing special episodes featuring amazing women in STEM throughout March.

In this episode, Alice Gray sits down with podcaster, YouTuber and engineer, Jessica Droujko to talk about her hobbies of white water kayaking and her work as an engineer.

You can find her podcast here and her YouTube channel here.

Music Credit: Bensounds

IWD2018 // How science got women wrong | Angela Saini

Welcome to the International Women’s Day special of Inside the Petri Dish, where we will be sharing special episodes featuring amazing women in STEM throughout March.

In this episode, Alice Gray sits down with author, broadcaster and engineer, Angela Saini to talk about her book Inferior and how science got women wrong.

Get a copy of Inferior here.

Music Credit: Bensounds

International Women’s Day

Welcome to our International Women’s Day special of Inside the Petri Dish, the podcast that dissects science and takes a look down the microscope at controversial topics within research.

In this episode, Vicki Blight, Tay-Yibah Aziz and Alice Gray explore the role models that inspired them into science, before launching their IWD celebrations where Alice will interview women in STEM. Each Sunday new episodes featuring women in science will be released throughout the month of March to share their stories.

Stay tuned throughout the month to hear from a variety of amazing women in STEM.

Music Credit: Bensounds

Ep 3 Animal Testing // Conclusionary Episode

Welcome to episode three of Inside the Petri Dish, the podcast that dissects science and takes a look down the microscope at controversial topics within research.

In this episode, Vicki Blight and Tay-Yibah Aziz have set Alice Gray another challenge to find out about animal testing in research through interviews with scientific experts. This week Alice shares her findings in a conclusionary episode.

Stay tuned for next time.

Music Credit: Bensounds

Ep 3 Animal Testing // How do vegetarians feel about testing on animals? | Sophia Frentz

Welcome to episode three of Inside the Petri Dish, the podcast that dissects science and takes a look down the microscope at controversial topics within research.

In this episode, Vicki Blight and Tay-Yibah Aziz have set Alice Gray another challenge to find out about animal testing in research through interviews with scientific experts, and this week we are joined by Sophia Frentz, who explores the moral dilemma of being a vegetarian and testing on animals in science.

Stay tuned for next time, where Alice takes her findings back to Tay and Vicky.

Music Credit: Bensounds

Ep 3 Animal Testing // What is it like to work with animals in the lab? | Ana Maria Porras

Welcome to episode three of Inside the Petri Dish, the podcast that dissects science and takes a look down the microscope at controversial topics within research.

In this episode, Vicki Blight and Tay-Yibah Aziz have set Alice Gray another challenge to find out about animal testing in research through interviews with scientific experts, and this week we are joined by Ana Maria Porras, to discuss what its like working in the lab with animals great and small.

Stay tuned for next time, where we explore this topic further with another amazing guest.

Music Credit: Bensounds

International Day of Women and Girls in Science | Special Episode

Welcome to a special episode of Inside the Petri Dish, the podcast that dissects science and takes a look down the microscope at controversial topics within research.

In this episode, Vicki Blight and Alice Gray interview Tay-Yibah Aziz about her work looking into why girls are less likely to study STEM subjects at school, to celebrate International Day of Women and Girls in Science.

Music Credit: Bensounds

Ep 3 Animal Testing // What legalisation protects animals in the lab? | Nafisa Jadavji

Welcome to episode three of Inside the Petri Dish, the podcast that dissects science and takes a look down the microscope at controversial topics within research.

In this episode, Vicki Blight and Tay-Yibah Aziz have set Alice Gray another challenge to find out about animal testing in research through interviews with scientific experts, and this week we are joined by Nafisa Jadavji.

Stay tuned for next time, where we explore this topic further with another amazing guest.

Music Credit: Bensounds

Ep 2 Climate Change // Conclusionary Episode

Vicki, Tay and Alice gather round with tea, biscuits and welsh cakes for the second concessionary episode of Inside the Petri Dish, where Alice brings her findings back to discuss what she has learnt from the experts about climate change.

Stay tuned for next time, where Tay and Vicki set Alice a new topic to explore.

Music: BenSounds