After a restful Xmas and New Year, Caspar sat down with evolutionary scientist Kate Garland. Despite only having finished her Bachelor of Science (with Honours) at the University of Queensland, Kate is already a published author from her work with the Weisbecker lab
. She is also the Queensland coordinator of Jane Goodall's Roots and Shoots
program. Kate has won several awards for her work, including one from the Australian Mammalian Society.
Caspar and Kate binged on their work as scientists, what it's like to be an evolutionary scientist, whether scientists can (and should) be activists, mental health in science, issues in funding, and Kate shared her experience being a woman in science. They also talked about the new Star Wars film ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
Evolutionary Scientist Kate Garland shares her passion for science, animals and the world around us