Student Post: For Those of You Who Don’t Know

Julia

Julia Kelson studies ancient global warming events in order to better predict how our modern climate will respond to the rapid increase in atmospheric carbon dioxide. She measures what the climate was like in the ancient past using the chemical composition of

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Student Post: Presentation with a capital P

Chris

Chris Baldwin is a physics graduate student who studies how competition between the constituents of large groups and/or objects affects their bulk behavior. He uses numerical simulations and (when possible) pen-and-paper calculations to study simple examples in as much detail as possible.

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Student Post: Play a game with me

Roxanne

Roxanne is a 5th year PhD student in the Civil & Environmental Engineering Department at the University of Washington. There, she answers the call of the sea. Roxanne grew up vacationing at the New Jersey shore, started rowing competitively in

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Student Post: Learning to sacrifice perfect scientific accuracy for fun

Will

Will uses statistics and mathematics to study how the abundance of freshwater fishes relates to river flow in large, dam-regulated rivers in the American southwest. From these relationships, he aims to improve dam management for sustaining freshwater ecosystems without affecting dams’ roles in

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Student Post: Communication and Likability

Arjun

Arjun is interested in building biological machines to address the challenges posed to crops by a rapidly changing agricultural environment. He designs and builds control systems that allow him to engineer plants that are more robust to environmental changes.          In

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Student Post: Why I might wear a Mickey Mouse suit for my next talk about my research

Tiffany

Tiffany is a dual master’s student in Social Work and Public Health with thirteen years of experience in health research that includes consulting with organizations on ways to maximize their studies’ performance by using social media and reviewing the ethical conduct

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Student Post: What it’s like to be a Non-Expert

Sarah

Sarah Pickett is a PhD student in the Graduate Program in Neuroscience at UW. Her research focuses on the development, death, and regeneration of specialized sensory neurons used for hearing, called hair cells. Outside of lab, Sarah sings with the

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Student Post: Talk to Your tOAStER

Max

Max (aka Gordon) is a graduate student in a dual oceanography and astrobiology program, studying bacterial life in sea ice. He looks at how this life adapts to the extreme conditions of the Arctic, and how we might use our knowledge of these

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Student Post: Storytelling and Talismans

Marshall

Marshall Styczinski is involved in physics education research, concerned with improving the teaching and learning of physics. He is a fourth-year PhD student in physics at UW, studying interactive media as a tool for enhancing student learning.      

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Student Post: Storytelling and Human Culture

Jillian

Jillian Lyles is a 2nd year graduate student in the School of Marine and Environmental Affairs at the University of Washington. Her work focuses on how knowledge forms other than western science can inform and benefit human relations around and

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