Tag: How to be a scientist

  • Should Scientists Care What Non-Scientists Think? | A Filipina Scientist Weighs In

    Should Scientists Care What Non-Scientists Think? | A Filipina Scientist Weighs In

    Hello Science Fans! Last week, my research team and I were in Gubat, Sorsogon to conduct a workshop on mangrove technologies for local stakeholders, with DOST-PCAARD. We were there to talk about Crabifier, a mobile app for species identification in juvenile mangrove crabs that our lab helped develop. To hear some of our adventures, please […]

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  • Dealing with Demotivation, Defending Proposals for Funding, and Research Trips in the Philippines | Filipina Scientist Weighs In

    Dealing with Demotivation, Defending Proposals for Funding, and Research Trips in the Philippines | Filipina Scientist Weighs In

    Hi, my name is ChonaI’m a scientist, I’m a teacher, and I’m trying to make a blog. The past couple of weeks here in the Philippines has been marked with a lot of change. And I’m the type of person where change, whether or not I like it, freaks me out. So my emotions have […]

  • How to Learn to Scuba Dive in the Philippines? | Filipina Scientist Weighs In

    How to Learn to Scuba Dive in the Philippines? | Filipina Scientist Weighs In

    Hello Science Fans! Are you curious about what you can see “under the sea”?Do you want to know how it feels like to be “flying without wings”? Corny lyrics aside, do you want to learn to scuba dive? In this video, we look at the scuba diving culture in the Philippines. We discuss the different […]

  • Shopping Relieves Stress?!? | Filipina Scientist Weighs In

    Shopping Relieves Stress?!? | Filipina Scientist Weighs In

    ello Science Fans! It’s been a stressful past couple of weeks, and so I decided to do some retail therapy in my favorite store: Daiso!!! But wait, does retail therapy aka shopping really work? In this video, we look at the science behind shopping as a means to relieve stress. How does it rework our […]

  • Swimming With Whale Sharks?!? | SHE-ensya’s Corne

    Swimming With Whale Sharks?!? | SHE-ensya’s Corne

    Hello Science Fans! It’s my birthday, and to celebrate this wonderful occasion, I made this special video where I get to bring you to an adventure of a lifetime: swimming with the butanding (or the whale sharks)! The adventure takes us to Donsol in Sorsogon, Philippines. And in this video, I talk about the Biology […]

  • How I Deal With Burnout | SHE-ensya’s Corner Episode 22

    How I Deal With Burnout | SHE-ensya’s Corner Episode 22

    Hello Science Fans! Happy International Women’s Day! And it’s amazing that we get this day to celebrate the wonderful contributions of SHEroes from all over the world. But being great and heroic can get exhausting. There will be days when we feel uninspired and just… feel burned out. What can we do on days like […]

  • Q&A with Your Resident Filipina Scientist + Mukbang!!! | SHE-ensya Specials

    Q&A with Your Resident Filipina Scientist + Mukbang!!! | SHE-ensya Specials

    Hello Science Fans! Welcome to the first ever SHE-ensya Q&A + Mukbang! In this video, we get to enjoy some delicious seafood while I get to answer some of the questions you submitted via the SHE-ensya social media pages. We catch up on life, talk about tips on how to be a good Youtuber, discuss […]

  • Just a quick break, it’s been more than a year after all!

    Just a quick break, it’s been more than a year after all!

    Hello Science Fans! Will be taking a quick break in making a new video this week to re-charge our creative juices! Will (hopefully) be back next week for more science goodness! For now, maybe you can help your resident Filipina scientist? Could you send in suggestions for future topics for discussion? Type it in the […]

  • What is it like to do Science Communication in the Philippines? | SHE-ensya What’s It Like Series

    What is it like to do Science Communication in the Philippines? | SHE-ensya What’s It Like Series

    Hello Science Fans! To inspire the next generation to love science, we need role models from all walks of life. And we seem to have less personalities and icons that people know about in the field of STEM. It’s hard to look at ourselves as potential role models… But the thing is, sometimes we need […]

  • What is it like to be an ocean advocate? | SHE-ensya What’s It Like Series

    What is it like to be an ocean advocate? | SHE-ensya What’s It Like Series

    Hello Science Fans! It’s 35 degrees Celsius out there, but it certainly feels a LOT warmer! Our oceans play a huge role in regulating global temperatures, and yet, our society has allowed it to degrade overtime.  But we’re lucky to have ocean advocates who study, and continue to call for better management and protection of […]