ESP Biography


Major: Biosciences

College/Employer: Stanford

Year of Graduation: 2022

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B6747: From science fair volcanoes to nobel prizes: everything that high school doesn’t tell you about being a scientist in Splash Fall 2018 (Dec. 01 - 02, 2018)
How does science allow us to understand everything from atoms to galaxies? Why does the scientific method apply to the study of both living things and inanimate objects? How do we actually know if a scientific finding is real or not? Who pays for science and where does science happen? These are some of the questions that don’t always get answered directly in a high school science class. For example, our high school science courses were focused on a few textbooks full of memorizable facts and a science fair with too many model volcanoes. How does this experience of science compare to the research that happens in Stanford labs every day? We are two neuroscience graduate students here to tell you all of the “insider info” we wish we could go back in time and tell our younger selves when we first became interested in biology. Our goal is to give you a better understanding of how the scientific process builds our understanding of the world, how science as an institution fits into our society, how to join it if you want to, and how it affects your life whether you become a scientist or not.