25 Mar 2019

Upulie Divisekera - Real Scientists

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 3:07 pm on 25 March 2019
Upulie Divisekera

Upulie Divisekera Photo: supplied

I Science I Write I Tweet . That's how molecular biologist, science communicator and dinosaur evangelist Upulie Divisekera rolls. She's the co-founder of Real Scientists, a Twitter account run by scientists who post updates about exciting work being done in a variety of fields.

She famously defended her work in nano science in a Twitter Stoush with Elon Musk when he called her work 'meaningless'. She's at the University of Auckland now and we talk to her about the importance of curiosity, women in STEM and social media and science.