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Episode 76: A Neuroscientist, Science Writer & Podcaster

Her Stem Story

Release Date: 10/24/2019

Our guest today is Katherine Bassil, s doctoral fellow at the School of Mental Health and Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry and Neuropsychology at Maastricht University, The Netherlands. Prior to beginning her doctorate, Katherine obtained an MSc degree in Fundamental Neuroscience from Maastricht University and a BSc Biology degree from the Lebanese American University, in Byblos, Lebanon. Katherine is also a freelance science writer, she is a frequent contributor to Nature magazine, Massive Science, The Observant newspaper and more. Among other topics, she has written about women in STEM, neuroethics, and rejection in academia. Finally, Katherine recently founded and hosts a science podcast "Neuroethics Police" where she raises awareness on the ethical and societal implications of neuroscience by interviewing experts in the field. In this episode we discuss:

1. About her current research work?

2. How she handles rejection in academia?

3. Her work in neuroethics and the importance of it.

4. How she has created her own opportunities in her unique STEM journey?

 Listen now to Katherine's interesting STEM story. 

 Links:

NeuroEthics Police Podcast

Katherine's Social Media

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