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WOMAN RESEARCHER: THE ENGINE ROOM OF A FULFILLED HOME- MEET PROFESSOR ABIODUN OLUSOLA SALAMI

A woman is generally a protector, disciplinarian and friend. She is usually a selfless and loving individual who often sacrifice many...

THE SCIENCE WE NEED FOR THE DATA WE WANT- MEET AMANDE OBIDIKE

You may have heard this latest speculation that Data is the new oil. These days, it's not just about having lots of data, except you...

 
 
 
PHYTOMOLECULES TO THE RESCUE- Meet Dr. Blessing Onyegeme-Okerenta

PHYTOMOLECULES TO THE RESCUE- MEET DR. BLESSING ONYEGEME-OKERENTA

Natural plant extracts and products discovered from medicinal plants contain phytomolecules and have provided numerous drugs which...

CHALLENGES FACED BY WOMEN IN STEM: THE WAY FORWARD- MEET DR. NSEABASI NSIKAKABASI ETIM

The challenges faced by women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics has been an issue of global concern among researchers....

 
 
 
INSECTS AS ALTERNATIVE SOURCES OF FOOD AND FEEDS- Meet Dr. Alafia Azeezat Oyindamola

INSECTS AS ALTERNATIVE SOURCES OF FOOD AND FEEDS- MEET DR. ALAFIA AZEEZAT OYINDAMOLA

Not everybody can afford to eat healthy diet all the time, some cannot even get sufficient nutrient in their only meal. With the world...

WASTE TO WEALTH: IMPROVING QUALITY OF LIFE THROUGH WASTE MANAGEMENT, A MULTI -ACHIEVEMENT APPROACH- Meet Dr. Aderonke Adetutu OKOYA

WASTE TO WEALTH: IMPROVING QUALITY OF LIFE THROUGH WASTE MANAGEMENT, A MULTI -ACHIEVEMENT APPROACH- MEET DR. ADERONKE ADETUTU OKOYA

Good day everyone. All protocols duly observed. I want to appreciate the organizers of this 2020 soapboxscience event for the opportunity...

 
 
 

FROM IMAGERY TO ACTUALITY: INTERROGATING AFRICAN VIRGINITY DISCOURSE IN TUNDE KELANI'S MOVIES- OJEMOLA, ADEYOOLA MERCY

In African culture generally, virginity is associated with innocence from sexuality; it is ascribed the position of the pride of every...

COMMUNICATING BIO-ROLE RESEARCH METHODOLOGIES IN PLASTIC WASTES MANAGEMENT THROUGH SOAPBOX SCIENCE 2020 EVENTS- Meet Dr. Omotola Esther Dada

COMMUNICATING BIO-ROLE RESEARCH METHODOLOGIES IN PLASTIC WASTES MANAGEMENT THROUGH SOAPBOX SCIENCE 2020 EVENTS- MEET DR. OMOTOLA ESTHER DADA

Introduction I am Dr. Omotola Esther Dada. I am Omotola Esther Dada, a Senior Lecturer and Acting Head of Department of Biological...

 
 
 

OPTIMIZING WATER FOR AGRICULTURE USING REMOTE SENSING/GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SYSTEM- MEET DR. ESTHER O. MAKINDE

Summary Water and land productivity for agricultural purposes are essential in addressing food security in Nigeria owing to its population....

Remembering Georgina Mace

REMEMBERING GEORGINA MACE

By Seirian Sumner and Nathalie Pettorelli We were deeply saddened to hear that Georgina Mace passed away at the weekend. Georgina has...

 
 
 

I'VE ALWAYS BEEN INTERESTED IN DIFFERENT THINGS: MEET DIANA DE CARVALHO

My name is Diana De Carvalho. I am an assistant professor in the Faculty of Medicine at Memorial University of Newfoundland and I study...

A ZEAL TO FIND ANSWERS TO THE MYSTERIES THAT MAKE LIFE POSSIBLE: MEET SHREYASI SARKAR

My name is Shreyasi Sarkar, I'm a PhD candidate in Biochemistry at Memorial University of Newfoundland and my project title is: Missing...

 
 
 

HEALTH AND WELL BEING ARE JUST AS IMPORTANT AS PROFIT, GROWTH AND KNOWLEDGE: MEET ASHLEY NOSEWORTHY

Ashley Noseworthy, Edgewise Environmental / Course Instructor at MUN Soapbox Science talk title: How to speak Whale Q: What are you...

MENTORS SHAPE AND INSPIRE RESEARCH AND CAREER GOALS: MEET KATRIEN KINGDON

Katrien Kingdon, PhD Student - Memorial University of Newfoundland Soapbox Science talk title: “The whereabouts of wolves: The importance...

 
 
 

RELATIONSHIPS I'VE MADE WHILE DOING MY RESEARCH MAKE ME LOVE MY WORK: MEET JULIE TURNER

Julie Turner, Memorial University of Newfoundland and Michigan State University Soapbox Science talk title: Hyenas aren't the enemy:...

I'VE ALWAYS LOVED SOLVING PUZZLES: MEET KRIS PODUSKA

Dr. Kris Poduska, Memorial University of Newfoundland Soapbox Science talk title: How light unlocks mysteries of the natural world I've...

 
 
 

TIPS TO SHARE YOUR RESEARCH IN A WAY THE PUBLIC CAN UNDERSTAND

“I am a bit nervous, and only used to giving lectures. How can I share my science with everyday people who are not scientists?” by...

SCIENCE IS DEFINITELY FOR EVERYONE: MEET HANNAH WALLACE

Hannah Wallace is a PhD candidate in Dr. Rod Russell's Lab in the division of Biomedical Sciences in the Faculty of Medicine at Memorial...

 
 
 
To distinguished women scientists the world over!: Meet Eucharia Nwaichi

TO DISTINGUISHED WOMEN SCIENTISTS THE WORLD OVER!: MEET EUCHARIA NWAICHI

Dr Eucharia Oluchi Nwaichi , University of Port Harcourt Nigeria, is taking part in Soapbox Science Lagos on 23rd November with the...

Mentor and encourage others to be people who can see themselves beyond their limitations: Meet Oluwatoyin Adebola Adeleye

MENTOR AND ENCOURAGE OTHERS TO BE PEOPLE WHO CAN SEE THEMSELVES BEYOND THEIR LIMITATIONS: MEET OLUWATOYIN ADEBOLA ADELEYE

Dr Oluwatoyin Adebola Adeleye , Hadassah Scientific Supplies, Lagos, is taking part in Soapbox Science Lagos on 23rd November with...

 
 
 



Tinder Face to Face is new video chat service for members

Tinder Face to Face is new video chat service for members

Dating app Tinder has announced the global rollout of a new video chat feature - Face to Face. The one-to-one video calling functionality allows two members to actually see and... Read more ...

Tom Parker and wife Kelsey welcome baby after terminal brain tumour diagnosis

Tom Parker and wife Kelsey welcome baby after terminal brain tumour diagnosis

Max George let slip his The Wanted bandmate Tom Parker had welcomed his second child during an appearance on Lorraine Read more ...

Mobile networks including EE, Vodafone and Tesco Mobile will be BANNED from...

Mobile networks including EE, Vodafone and Tesco Mobile will be BANNED from selling locked phones

Ofcom will next year ban mobile phone operators from selling locking handsets. The telecoms watchdog said the move would make it easier for customers to switch providers. Read more ...

One-day-old baby dies after being mauled by dog who tried to bury him in garden

One-day-old baby dies after being mauled by dog who tried to bury him in garden

WARNING: DISTRESSING DETAILS - The mum was found crying and cradling her one-day-old baby boy covered in blood and dirt, before he died following the family Rottweiler's attack... Read more ...

Liverpool mayor Joe Anderson could back tighter 'Tier 4'-style lockdown

Liverpool mayor Joe Anderson could back tighter 'Tier 4'-style lockdown

Joe Anderson said he would back tougher restrictions if needed despite already being in the strictest 'Tier 3' of the system. It came as he paid tribute to brother Bill - one... Read more ...

Corrie recasts Summer Spellman as teen returns - as original actress quits

Corrie recasts Summer Spellman as teen returns - as original actress quits

Coronation Street has announced Summer Spellman's return, but actress Matilda Freeman has been replaced by newcomer Harriet Bibby Read more ...

Viewers once again unleash their anger at Firass Dirani on SAS Australia

Viewers once again unleash their anger at Firass Dirani on SAS Australia

Firass Dirani was forced to submerge himself in freezing cold water as punishment for making a smug remark on Tuesday's episode of SAS Australia. Read more ...

Glen Kamara transfer latest as Rangers star is 'checked' by Leeds

Glen Kamara transfer latest as Rangers star is 'checked' by Leeds

The Ibrox star is a key player for Steven Gerrard and they want him to sign a new deal but he's attracting a lot of interest from elsewhere. Read more ...

Ilhan Omar and AOC call for court packing just moments after Amy Coney...

Ilhan Omar and AOC call for court packing just moments after Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court confirmation

SHORTLY after conservative Judge Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed as a Supreme Court justice on Monday, Democratic representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ilhan Omar... Read more ...

'Very niiice!': Kazakhstan adopts Borat's catchphrase for tourism campaign 

'Very niiice!': Kazakhstan adopts Borat's catchphrase for tourism campaign 

Borat, the fictional character played by Sacha Baron Cohen, hails from the central Asian nation of Kazakhstan and frequently paints the country as homophobic, sexist and... Read more ...