“Science is something that you can learn and that you can achieve through hard work.” An interview with Michelle Newcomer

Recorded July 29, 2019 Archived July 29, 2019 10:23 minutes
Id: APP650532

Description

Michelle Newcomer is now a research scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab but her first degree was in French and Sociology. She talks here about the fear that comes with changing careers, taking risks, and pursuing the path that you know is right. She also discusses her experiences with running her own lab, mentoring students, and embracing science. (Recorded 12 December 2018)

Participants

  • Michelle Newcomer
  • AGU Narratives

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