science slam

BMS Reports: rbb StudioCampus


"There is an odd exception, like Albert Einstein, but as a breed, scientists tend not to be very good at presenting themselves"

Bill Bryson, the author of A Short History of Nearly EverythingNuria Cerdá-Esteban, science slam

Nuria Cerdá-Esteban: Looking between Zebrafish´s legs. Science Spots (short lectures on science in Berlin-Brandenburg) during the first rbb StudioCampus, on February 18, 2014.

Berlin-Brandenburg is focused on its development as the Health Capital region and its biggest radio and television broadcaster, Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg (rbb), is following along. Under the supervision of the existing format rbbSCIENCE SCANNER, a new platform for communicating science in Berlin Brandenburg, rbb StudioCampus, is arising. On February 18, 2014, a premium roster of real-life academics, researchers and science communicators, headed by Prof. Dr. Sabine Kunst, Minister of Science, Research and Culture of Brandenburg, brought closer their research to the rbb audience. Nuria Cerdá-Esteban, a runner-up of the Science Slam 2013 Championship in Germany and the only representative of the Millennial Generation was the broadcasting highlight. In the presentation of her previous study about sex development of the zebrafish, one of the funniest model organisms there is (after C.elegans!), she involved the famous "007", David Hasselhof and intersexuality, showing yet again that today´s scientist needs to be less of a "lab mouse" and more of a pop culture personality. ...