I get lots of emails from wildlife biologists and ecologists-to-be asking for advice on what they need to do to get into those careers…
#73: Training to Be a Scientist: Graduate School
It’s the beginning of the school year so I thought it would be the perfect time to talk about where aspiring scientists go to train to be scientists: graduate school.
#58: City Nature Challenge with George Gehrig
George Gehrig subscribes to the Fancy Scientist and responded to an email of mine asking about the impact of iNaturalist data on science…
The Ultimate Fieldwork Packing List for Biologists and Ecologists
Packing for your first field season can be super overwhelming!
#43: Charlotte Hacker Interview: Elephants, Snow Leopards, and Being Persistent
In this episode of the Fancy Scientist podcast, I interview scientist and blogger Charlotte Hacker. Charlotte is a Ph.D. candidate who uses non-invasive genetics through scat (poop) to study snow leopard populations in China…
Self-Care for Scientists (and Everyone Else too!)
Scientists and many other people of different professions are terrible at self-care. Some don’t even know what it means!