CBC Quirks and Quarks | 17 September 2021
Lots of issues have been raised on the campaign trail over the past several weeks. COVID has dominated, as it's dominated everything for the past year and a half. But of course Canadians are concerned about everything from the economy to Afghanistan as well. One issue that perhaps hasn't been as much in the public eye is an agenda for Canadian science.To discuss this, Quirks & Quarks convened a pre-election science policy panel, featuring Dr. David Naylor, Megan Leslie and I.
Toronto Star | 5 August 2021
In this interview with Irelyne Lavery, I spoke about my comfort levels in socializing amid the pandemic, and proof of vaccinations.
The Strand | 23 Dec 2020
In this piece, writer Adam Lam covered a panel that I spoke at, titled "How COVID has changed the landscape for women in STEM."
Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC) News | Oct 2020
In this interview with Jim Oldfield for UofT News, I spoke about my role in the 2018 Toronto March for Science.
In this article in The Varsity's science section, I spoke about some of the non-academic careers available for STEM students.
Nature Careers | 18 August 2020
In this interview with Christine Ro, I spoke about the Toronto Science Policy Network's COVID-19 Graduate Student Survey.
CBC Metro Morning | 9 July 2020
In this interview on CBC's Metro Morning, I spoke about how I was participating in the Royal Canadian Institute for Science's #SidewalkScience campaign, and how it led to four young girls showing up on my doorstep with science questions.
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Humber News | 12 Feb 2020
In this interview with Asmita Munde, I spoke about the International Day of Women and Girls in Science.
Toronto Star | 29 January 2020
This piece describes how the Ontario Science Centre celebrated the International Day of Women and Girls in Science celebration on February 9 2020, where I gave a talk and hosted a Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon.
CBC Quirks & Quarks | 11 Oct 2019
The Narwhal | 8 Aug 2019
In this interview with Jimmy Thomson, I spoke about the launch of the national non-partisan #VoteScience campaign.
Sister STEM | 17 July 2019
I spoke about how to champion inclusion among the sources quoted - especially when it comes to graduate students and individuals belonging to marginalized backgrounds.
CBC Radio: Metro Morning with Matt Galloway | 8 Feb 2019
In this interview with Matt Galloway on CBC's Metro Morning, I spoke about getting more Canadian women scientists onto Wikipedia.
University of Toronto News | 8 Feb 2019
In this piece by Romi Levine on UofT News, I spoke about getting more Canadian women scientists onto Wikipedia.
500 Women Scientists | November 2018
In this press release, I spoke about how Wikipedia editing and Edit-A-Thons are a form of science advocacy.
Let's Talk Science - Career Profile
Let's Talk Science | October 2021
In this Career Profile feature, I shared a little more about me, my career path, and advice.
Lifeology | 11 August 2021
In collaboration with Letters To A Pre-Scientist, Lifeology created a deck featuring A to Z STEM careers - for kids! You can spot me under G, for genomics researchers.
Genes to Genomes, Genetics Society of America | 4 March 2021
Lifeology | 5 Jan 2021
In December, Lifeology ran a challenge to crowdsource content for an A-Z STEAM Careers Lifeology flashcard deck. Their main goal was to help bring more diverse representations of scientists and science-related jobs to kids in underserved communities. My submission was one of those featured.
Women Warriors - Newsletter | 20 November 2020
In this newsletter, Shelley Wiart recapped a panel she organized, titled COVID-19 and Global Indigenous Health Inequity: A Holistic Life Cycles Approach to Systems Change, which took place at the 2020 Canadian Science Policy Conference. She also shared takeaways from the panel Rise of Misinformation - Impacts on the Lives of Canadians. Debunking misinformation during COVID-19, where I was one of the panelists.
Episode synopsis: Graduate students are the backbone of academic research and innovation in our world. To capture graduate student experiences during COVID19 in Canada, The Toronto Science Policy Network(TSPN) , a student-run science policy group at the University of Toronto, decided to launch a national survey. What they found was really troubling and mirror survey's conducted in other countries. We spoke to Farah Qaiser (@this_is_farah), who helped lead this survey. She recently finished her Master’s degree in Genomics at the University of Toronto, is a co-founder and 2019-20 president of the TSPN, a science communicator and advocate.
University of Toronto - Faculty of Medicine | 1 Apr 2020
This piece digitally presents trainee research, including mine, for the 2020 UofTMed Student Showcase.
Raw Talk Podcast | 9 Oct 2019
In this Raw Talk episode, I provided a student's perspective on science policy in addition to discussing the ongoing Vote Science campaign. This was also featured on the Canadian Society for Molecular Bioscience's website.
Dr. Dawn Bazely's Blog | 9 Jun 2019
University of Toronto's Graduate and Life Sciences Education | 23 April 2019
In this feature by the Graduate and Life Sciences Education office, I spoke about taking part in the University of Toronto's annual Three Minute Thesis competition.
University of Toronto's School of Graduate Studies | 4 April 2019
I participated in the University of Toronto's annual 3MT competition, and tied for third place overall.
Evidence for Democracy's Catalyst Newsletter | 22 March 2019
In this Evidence for Democracy (E4D) newsletter feature, my efforts - especially those for E4D - were profiled.
Union of Concerned Scientists' Twitter | 15 March 2019
In this Friday Feature, the Union of Concerned Scientists (based in the U.S.) featured my efforts as a scientist and science advocate.