In the first of a new series called "Super-Science Interviews", Superhero Scientist Barry Fitzgerald spoke with Alex Cloherty (PhD researcher at Amsterdam UMC) about her scientific research, science communication, and her FameLab 2021 experiences.
Interview: "The world needs people who can make science fun again."
Spanish-language interview by Jesús Victorino with Alex Cloherty, winner of the FameLab 2021 International scientific monologue contest. Throughout the interview, she offers advice for future science communicators.
The Struggling Scientists Podcast Episode 21: Alex Cloherty
In this first episode of the year, we talked with Alex Cloherty. She won the international Famelab competition for science communication in 2021! We talked with her about this competition and about science communication in general. She has a really nice blog Microbial Mondays and a Youtube channel Alexgoesviral. Check her out if you are interested in learning more about microbes, from bacteria to viruses to fungi.
Euraxess Meet the Researchers: Alex Cloherty
Communicating scientific research effectively is more critical than ever. Ka Man Parkinson from the EURAXESS UK team spoke to autophagy PhD researcher Alex Cloherty to hear more about her SARS-CoV-2 research, as well as her own science communication tips.
PhD candidate wins international science communication competition
PhD candidate Alex Cloherty from the Experimental Immunology department has won FameLab International 2021 with a short film about how our immune system fights viruses. She defeated 22 young researchers from all over the world.
Checkmate! Using chess to explain how our immune system fights viruses - with FameLab International 2021 global winner Alex Cloherty
Netherlands-based doctoral researcher Alex Cloherty was crowned champion at the FameLab International 2021 Online Final.
Elphi grad to represent Netherlands in international contest
TU/e Heroes Like You TV
In this episode, you’ll hear about the Social Heroes project and the secret to the superpower of flight for the hummingbird, which has been revealed by recent research involving TU/e researchers. And we speak to the winners of the national final of FameLab Netherlands, which was held on Tuesday June 1st and hosted by TU/e during Dutch Technology Week.
FameLab Press Release
Amsterdam UMC researcher Alexandra Cloherty won the final that was hosted by TU/e and will represent the Netherlands at the international final later this year.
Scientists around the world have been turning their research priorities to the study of COVID-19, or SARS-CoV-2, including an Elphinstone Secondary grad working in the Netherlands.
Get Learnt Podcast
Alex, a Ph.D. student from The Netherlands, came onto the show to talk about viruses (including her research on HIV), the human immune system, and autophagy - as always we got onto other topics such as climate change, and cell communication within the body.