Category: Science Communication
PubhD is an OutReach and public engagement event where local PhD students go to a pub and talk about their research to the general public. PhD runs in the main cities in Europe, Lisbon, Dublin, London etc. etc. Wed the 21st of Feb, I gave my talk and told about my research on catalysis and C-H activations. I will give a brief summary here.
While I was wondering in Nottingham, I came across this book and I bought it straight away. This is where my passion from chemistry started from: by studying the periodic table, the “rational” collection of all the elements on earth. If you want to buy the same book please click here.
An Italian version of this article was published by the Italian Researchers Association. I attended a public engage event last night, called PubhD. PubhD is a monthly OutReach event running in all the biggest cities in Europe where PhD students go to a pub and talk about their research to the general public. Stay tuned as I will be presenting my research on C-H … Read More Is it duty for scientists to communicate science to the public???
VERSIONE IN ITALIANO DOPO QUELLA IN INGLESE The Italian version of this article has been published on the 4ento.com website EDIBLE INSECTS: FOOD OF THE FUTURE? The global population is growing massively and there won’t be enough food to feed everyone in the next few decades. The way we grow meat and harvest fruits and vegs are no longer sustainable and it has been … Read More Edible insects: food of the future? – Insetti commestibili: il cibo del future?
This article is also available on the Society of Chemical Industry blog. One of the many commitments I have as part of my PhD training is the public engagement. This means that I have to attend some events and talk about my research or any science to everyone: babies, kids, teenagers, parents, grandparents, mums, dads, literally everyone. I have been always terrified about this … Read More How to communicate science to the public – OutReach
VERSIONE IN iTALIANO DOPO QUELLA IN iNGLESE As part of my virtual campaign in motivating people to get healthier habits, I want to talk about another important issue today. We spend too much time sitting or being inactive. It has been calculated that we spend around 9 hours per day being sit. And if we add that we sleep, 7/8 hours sleeping, we basically … Read More Sitting is the new smoking – Stare seduti è come fumare
VERSIONE IN ITALIANO DOPO QUELLA IN INGLESE Today I want to share a “sweet” story about my diet. This story is about sugar. During my diet I was very strict with myself and I hadn’t eaten sugary things for 6 months. No teaspoons of sugar in my coffee, no cake, no cheesecake, no Victoria sponge, nothing of nothing. Then, I moved house last September … Read More Sugar kills you slowly – Lo zucchero ti uccide lentamente