Tag: Filipina blogger

  • SHE-ensya special: The central dogma (of life) – A STEM career talk

    SHE-ensya special: The central dogma (of life) – A STEM career talk

    Hello Science Fans! Are you at a crossroads in your life? Trying to decide if STEM is the field for you? Unsure of the direction you’ll go after SHS or college? Well, this special video could help. Here, I talk about my journey as a homegrown scientist of the Philippines… Including my initial difficulties of […]

  • Of rare blood diseases, Mars missions, and the pangolin

    Of rare blood diseases, Mars missions, and the pangolin

    Hello Science Fans! Welcome to the lucky (episode 13) episode of SHE-ensya’s corner! It’s been an eventful week, despite still being in quarantine.  With large-scale deployment of various Covid-19 vaccines, we have started to hear of possible side effects; and one that caught the attention of the media was the case of Ma’am Luz Legaspi, […]

  • SHE-ensya basics: Mass extinction events that drive evolution

    SHE-ensya basics: Mass extinction events that drive evolution

    Hello Science Fans! “Survival of the fittest.” This is probably that most cited misquote of Charles Darwin, the naturalist credited for the theory of biological evolution. He was also misattributed with the slightly longer, “’It is not the strongest of the species that survives, not the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that […]

  • SHE-ensya special: A mosaic for sustainable agri-aqua in the Philippines

    SHE-ensya special: A mosaic for sustainable agri-aqua in the Philippines

    Hello Science Fans! Isn’t it frustrating that the poorest of poor in Philippine society are those responsible for producing the food that we eat? In today’s SHE-ensya special, I present the importance of combining traditional ecological knowledge with modern biotechnology in the updated version of a talk I gave during the 40th Anniversary Conference of […]

  • Of STEMinists, lunar calendars, and the addicting nature of love

    Of STEMinists, lunar calendars, and the addicting nature of love

    Hello Science Fans! Welcome to our 100th video at SHE-ensya!!! It’s a weekend of celebrations, starting with the International Day for Women and Girls in Science. I’ve been luckier than most to have had many role models to inspire me to be a good scientist, and I can only dream to live up to their […]

  • SHE-ensya basics: The history of animals on Earth

    SHE-ensya basics: The history of animals on Earth

    Hello Science Fans! I love kitties! And dinosaurs! And fishies! And so much more… But how did animal life begin on planet Earth in the first place? In this back-to-basics video, we walk through the history of the planet Earth to look at the significant events that led to the formation of animal life. We […]

  • SHE-ensya special: Teaching STEM online

    SHE-ensya special: Teaching STEM online

    Hello Science Fans! We do a quick throwback today because what I’m sharing is a slightly updated version of a talk I gave a few months ago to fellow science educators about teaching in the “new normal”. Here I talk about the struggles of online teaching (and learning), where I attempt to answer the question: […]