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!
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.
In January we travel to Ireland during our Cultural Lunch. Thanks to Oisin Creaner, a postdoc in NERSC, we learned about fascinating Irish history. Check Oisin’s presentation here.
Our November Meet&Greet was full of spooky networking fueled by tons of Halloween candy and ice-cream. We had special guests this month, a group of postdocs from UC Berkeley!