Here are some links to my public speaking.
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Speaker, Royal Canadian Institute for Science
1st March 2018
I spoke about how today's scientist is more than just the lab for RCIScience's talk series in the City of Mississauga.
Panelist, Responding To COVID-19 panel
22 Apr 2020
I spoke about the different opportunities for all researchers to engage in the COVID-19 response. This panel was organized by the Society Civic Science Initiative.
Speaker, Exploring By The Seat Of Your Pants
18 May 2020
Amid COVID-19, I spoke to a group of young children about DNA, research and what scientists are doing to better understand our genome.
24 October 2020
This MIT Policy Hackathon panel, titled "Communicating about Science and Technology", featured Emily Calandrelli (an MIT engineer turned science communicator), me and moderator Poushali Maji to discuss our experience in making science accessible and interesting to a diverse set of people.
Speaker, 2020 Canada Gairdner Awardees Project
Every year, the Gairdner Awards celebrate science and research excellence in the medical health areas. In collaboration with the Canadian Society of Molecular Biosciences and the Michael Smith Laboratories at UBC, a series of articles, comics, videos and accompanying lesson ideas were created to celebrate the science of a selection of the 2020 Canada Gairdner Awardees.
In this video, I describe the work of Drs Quarraisha & Salim Abdool Karim.
Meet The Chief Science Advisor's Youth Council!
In the summer of 2019, the Office of the Chief Science Advisor launched a recruitment drive for its first-ever Youth Council, whose role would be to advise the Chief Science Advisor on youth perspectives and to identify issues and challenges facing young researchers in Canadian science. Positions on the youth council were available to Canadians aged 18-30 interested in the STEM disciplines and their societal dimensions.
Interviewee, Canadian Science Policy Conference
In this interview with Canadian Science Policy Centre volunteer Fatima Tokhmafshan, I spoke about various aspects of science advocacy and policy.
Speaker, Pint of Science Canada
12 May 2020
Speaker, Science Writers & Communicators Of Canada
Speaker, "Why Should You Care About Science Communication?"
The Concordia Journal of Accessible Psychology invited Projected Future alumni to speak about their science communication experiences.
Workshop Host, Wonder Women In STEM 2019
Vindhya Kolluru and I co-hosted a science writing workshop titled "Leveraging your unique voice and skills to explore science writing." You can find slides over on the Resources section or click the above photo to watch our entire workshop (starts at the 5h 30 min mark)
Instagram Takeover, Royal Canadian Institute for Science
16 - 19 June 2020