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The Research Her

The Research Her highlights Black women researchers and research topics relevant to wellbeing. Essentially, it's your source for sisterly science. We dive into biology, sexuality, behavioral and physical science, and everything in between. Research Scientist, Dr. Elissia Franklin, is a chemist and educator who brings the realness to keep us improving ourselves and our science. You're guaranteed to love it here!

info_outline Chemicals in Cosmetics: Understanding the Risks 10/31/2023
info_outline 70. Take a walk with me down memory lane and to our next chapter 07/15/2021
info_outline 69. THOT Things: History of the Hoe, Pleasure Activist, and Controlling Black Women’s Bodies 06/17/2021
info_outline 68. Single in Science: The stories of singleness are not monolithic 06/08/2021
info_outline 67. How to Attract and Retain Black Women in the Teaching Profession with Dr. Valerie Hill-Jackson 05/12/2021
info_outline 66. Faculty Perceptions of Persistence Among African American Students Enrolled in Distance Education Courses at Community Colleges w/ Dr. Arianna Stokes 05/04/2021
info_outline 65. Do vaccines work after virus mutation? w/ Virologist Natasha Duggan 03/05/2021
info_outline 64. Forensic Science Professor and Science Education PhD Student w/ Professor Kelly Knight 02/24/2021
info_outline 63. Settling for less in romantic relationships out of fear of being single 02/08/2021
info_outline 62. Well Paid Women are Less Satisfied in Relationships w/ Dr. Dominique Barnes-Walker 01/25/2021
info_outline 61. Winner of the Black Women in Graduate School Therapy Fund w/ Camille Mosley 01/18/2021
info_outline 60. Amplifying Black Voices in Astronomy 01/04/2021
info_outline E59. Black Women, Sex & The Lies Our Mothers Told Us w/ Dr. Hareder McDowell (REVIEW) 12/28/2020
info_outline E58. Impact of Strong Black Woman Stereotype w/ Dominique Barnes-Walker, LSW, MSW (REVIEW) 12/23/2020
info_outline E57. No Basic Vaginas. How to Avoid Bacterial Vaginosis w/ Dr. Ruthie Arumala (REVIEW) 12/17/2020
info_outline E56. Mommy and Me. Two black women discuss research, education and growth w/ Dr. Erica Jordan (REVIEW) 12/09/2020
info_outline E55. The relationship between breast cancer and antiperspirant (REVIEW) 11/30/2020
info_outline E54. Melanated Skin Needs (Toxin-Free) Sunscreen Too (REVIEW) 11/23/2020
info_outline E53. Do your hair products have harmful chemicals that are unlabeled? (REVIEW) 11/20/2020
info_outline E52. Clean for wellness with these tips for cleaning (REVIEW) 11/17/2020
info_outline 51. Why black students who pursue online degrees drop out and stop out w/ Dr. Arianna Stokes (REVIEW) 11/02/2020
info_outline 50. Black hair products cause failed drug tests (REVIEW) 10/26/2020
info_outline 49. Owning Your Imposter Status: Biomedical Scientist Turned Education Researcher w/ Dr. Kilan Ashad-Bishop 10/13/2020
info_outline 48. Food Addiction vs. Food Relationship & Why More Research Needs to be Done To Diagnose w/ Dr. Ebony 10/05/2020
info_outline From Black Girls Guide to Grad School to Hooded A Guide to the PhD w/ Dr. Malika Grayson 09/28/2020
info_outline 46. Feeling Proud of Being Black Contributes to Better Mental Health with McKenzie Stokes 09/22/2020
info_outline Why Black Women Don't Choose STEM Fields with Raven the Science Maven. E45 09/16/2020
info_outline E44. Physics of Cockroaches, Cocoa, Bumblebees, and Trees. The Power of Plant Physiology w/ Teressa Alexander 09/09/2020
info_outline E43. Contributing to Black Women's Wellbeing (Quarterly Check-in) 09/04/2020
info_outline E42. Switching STEM Fields from Chemistry to Biomedical Engineering w/ Dr. Korie Grayson 08/24/2020