On Friday, August 21st, Sooraj Radhakrishnan, from the Nuclear Science Division, presented a cultural lunch about “Kerala – one of many Indias”. If you missed Sooraj’s presentation, you can watch it here.
On Friday, August 7th Kang Yao, a postdoc in the Energy Storage & Distributed Resources Division, shared with us “12.25.2019 – 6.25.2020 my story from Wuhan to the US in COVID era”. If you missed Kang’s presentation, you can watch it here.
On Friday, July 24th our Cultural Lunch brought us to Trinidad and Tobago, thanks to Jonelle Basso, a postdoc in Joined Genome Institute. If you missed Jonelle’s presentation, you can watch it here.
On Friday, June 26th we celebrated Pride and learned more about the Queer Culture. Amalie Thewarta, a postdoc in the Materials Sciences Division, talked about “Pride: a beginner’s guide to the queer and LGBTQ+ community”. If you missed the talk, you have a chance to watch it here. Happy Pride Month!
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 …