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The Research Her

The Research Her is a weekly science communication podcast for us that provides reliable and relatable topics from how hair products affect health to the effects of Instagram on mental health. It encourages improvement of the disproportionate amount of research focused on minorities. Host Elissia Franklin is a black woman in chemistry who shares the woes and rewards in her field while learning of research in many areas.

Jun 29, 2019

On this episode, we define the quarter-life crisis and the research surrounding it. I describe the symptoms and the typologies that people use to adapt to "adultescence." We talk about the experiences of people living in the quarter-life period. I also talk about my personal experiences in life and therapy.



Jun 21, 2019

In this episode, we get to connect with Arianne Hunter, Ph.D. From Oklahoma City, OK, Dr. Hunter obtained her B.A. in Chemistry at Dartmouth College under the guidance of Dr. Gordon Gribble. After graduation in 2014, Arianne joined the Ph.D. program at the University of Oklahoma where she is a fully funded SMART...

Jun 14, 2019

This week we take a step away from research and do the first quarter check-in. I talk about motivation, insecurities, and future plans. The podcast has hit over 6k downloads and is listened to in over 20 countries. We are switching gears for quarter 2. Can't wait to bring on next quarter's guests!