Long and short interviews with communicators in the field of science and science dissemination, some of them talented and prominent, some of them just talented–but they all have important things to tell us.

Prof. Maria Baghramian: Policy, Expertise and Trust in Actions

Maria Baghramian is a Full Professor of Philosophy at University College Dublin and a member of the Royal Irish Academy. She was the Principal Investigator, with the astrophysicist Luke Drury as a co-investigator, of the Irish Research Council…

Claire Price of Crastina receives outreach award from Royal Society of Biology

In the summer of 2019, Claire Price – who is now a member of The Crastina Crew – “delivered her very own science festival in South Wales”. Earlier this month, Royal Society of Biology decided to reward her with an Outreach Award for…
Dr. Elisabeth Bik

Dr. Elisabeth Bik vs. Scientific Misconduct

When the Crastina team was discussing trust, and mistrust in science, one name came to mind - Dr. Elisabeth Bik. In 2013 a whimsical idea led Dr. Bik to check whether her recent publication was plagiarized. She hadn’t expected to find…

Prof. Luke Drury: ‘When Experts Disagree’

Professor Luke Drury is the former Head of the Astronomy and Astrophysics Section of the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies. Alongside Professor Maria Baghramian from the School of Philosophy of University College Dublin, Professor Drury…

Åsa Melin - Klimakteriepodden Podcast

When the first hot flash hit, Åsa Melin realized not only that she had reached menopause, but also that she did not know very much about it. Searching for information, she noticed it was hard to come by, and nobody wanted to discuss the topic.…