On Friday, August 30th, Junsong Lin, a postdoc in the Physics Division and a BLPA volunteer in the Outdoor Committee, gave us a great overview about the region of Canton, China: where the mountains are high and the emperor is far away. We enjoyed this small travel to the “California …
On Friday, August 9, 2019, we explored the Land Down Under with Sally Robertson, a postdoc at the Nuclear Science Division.
On the fourth of July, BLPA organized the traditional barbecue in a park South Berkeley. We spent the afternoon grilling meat and vegetables and enjoying this sunny afternoon. Link to all photos
Our May Meet&Greet took place in the Molecular Foundry. First, we had a VIP tour at the facility highlighting the research which is conducted there. Then we join the Nanosocial event for some dip-in break with hummus and guacamole.
We went to Buck Institute – Novato Ca for a full-day event organized by the Bay Area Postdoc Association (bayareapostdoc.org). We started with a networking session in the morning, followed by lunch and a seminar from Lauren Celano of Propel Career Services. Her talk titled “How to be Competitive for …
Dmytro Oliinychenko from the Nuclear Science Division told us about his home country: Ukraine. We learned about geography, food, and sports; all accompanied by homemade borscht!
The Netherlands – which is NOT the same as Holland. Holland is only a small part of it. A country of flatness, water, biking and tolerance to gain more profit. Arnoud Everhardt of the Materials Science Division presented on his home country The Netherlands in a typical Dutch way. The …
On Saturday, March 30, BLPA went to the Madame Tussauds Escape Room in San Francisco. The two groups successfully escaped in less than the regular time! We had a lot of fun and we hope to do it again. Thank everyone for coming!
On Friday 08/03/2019, Laurie Stephey, a postdoc in NERSC, told us about her home state – Florida. Florida: the Sunshine State, the lightning strike capital of the US, and the shark bite capital of the world.
On February 22, Fadji Maina, a postdoc in Energy Geosciences Division, told us about her beautiful home country in the talk “Niger, where the savannah meets the desert”.