On Friday, June 5th, BLPA hosted the Postdoc-to-Postdoc brown bag with Kathy Shield, a co-founder of the Science Policy Group at Berkeley. Here you can find the slides.
During or Cultural Lunch on May 22nd, we travelled together with Karol Krizka, a postdoc in the Physics Division, to British Columbia, Canada. If you missed the talk, you can watch it here.
On Friday, May 8th, Pramod Bhuvankar, a postdoc in the Energy Geosciences Division, presented the Cultural Lunch “India: The land of paradoxes, and unity in diversity”. If you missed it, you can watch it here.
Leticia Arnedo-Sanchez and Sergio Carrero Romero brought us for a journey (ofc, virtual) full of delicious food, beautiful nature, festivals, and art to Spain! Did you miss the talk? Watch it here.
To uplift our everyday life during the Shelter-In-Place, our Social Committee organizes a series of bake-together online meetings. Led by a pastry wizard, Louise Frenck, we prepared a chocolate cake, lemon cake, and apple crumble so far. We meet weekly on Sundays at 3 PM.
Our weekly movie nights make the movie watching during Shelter-in-Place a bit more social. Every week we vote for the movie we watch, and during the Netflix Party on Fridays with Berkeley Lab postdocs and friends, we comment real-time on the action on our screens. We have already watched: Outbreak …
During our Cultural Lunch on Friday, April 10th we travelled to France to learn more about delicious French food from Louise Frenck from the Materials Sciences Division. You can watch Louise’s presentation here.
Thanks to Zara Bagdasarian, a postdoc in the Nuclear Science Division, on Friday, March 27th, we visited the country of Georgia! You can watch Zara’s presentation here and find her slides here.
During our February Postdoc-to-Postdoc, Ryan Kingsbury, a postdoc in ETA, gave us an introduction to GTD practices and described how they can enhance our productivity at work and home. Getting Things Done (GTD) is a system of habits and practices for getting life under control. Detailed in the bestselling book …
A group of 29 postdocs went to Rock City park in Diablo State park on Saturday Feb 22nd, for the first BLPA hike of the year 2020. After marveling at the magnificent rock formations and views of the park, they hiked along the Staircase Trail, looping back to Rock city …