My Work

Here, you’ll find my most recently published works as well the website it was originally published on.

If you want to read my poetry, visit: The Misfits

FEATURES – Spela Petric’s “Life in the Terratope”

Art The Science

Read an interview with Spela Petric – a new media artist – about her work and what inspires her.

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Humans of Jacobs – Robin Wolter

Jacobs University Blog

Robin, main organiser of the Jacobs Startup Competition, talks about the process of organising JSC and what he learns from it.

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Jacobs in the times of COVID-19

Jacobs University Blog

Learn through several interviews of students at Jacobs University about how they’re quarantining during this time

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Humans of Jacobs – Rohan, Katherine and Katia

Jacobs University Blog

An interview with the ArtOn! 2020 organisers about what it takes to organise a successful event.

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ArtOn! 2020

Jacobs University Blog

Read about ArtOn!, an on-campus competition of artistic expression between the four residential colleges and how it defines the Jacobs University community.

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Lunar New Year at Jacobs University

Jacobs University Blog

Learn how students at Jacobs University celebrate the Lunar New Year!

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Travelling In and Around Germany during Winter

Jacobs University Blog

Unaware of how to spend the dark, uneventful days of winter holidays? In a time when the chances of waking up to sunlight is bleak, take a break, pack up and take off! Here’s a guide to some pocket-friendly, picturesque locations that Germany and its surroundings have to offer in winter!

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Humans of Jacobs – Emmanuel “Cebo” Cruz

Jacobs University Blog

Meet Cebo Cruz from the Philippines, and get an idea of what its like to stay on the Jacobs University campus over winter!

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WORKS – Lindsay Olson’s Sounds of the Sea: Ocean Acoustics

Art The Science

Lindsay Olson creates art that helps strengthen the connection between scientific research and the health and well-being of communities. She takes what she calls “accurate science” and then transforms it into science that is accessible to everyone. In this interview, Lindsay Olson talks about her latest project, Sounds in the Sea: The Art of Ocean Acoustics

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The Art of Scientific Performance: Science Busking with David Price

Crastina

Get an insight into what science busking is like with world famous science busker, David Price.

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WORKS – Ross Quesnell’s Vestiges

Art the Science

In this interview with Art the Science, Ross Quesnell, a recent MFA graduate who loves exploring death through art, gives us insight into his creative process, what inspires him, and all the different aspects of his work.

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“Ain’t no place like home”

Jacobs University Blog

The community at Jacobs University hosts students from nearly 106 different countries and for many, homesickness often gets overwhelming. Read interviews of students who cope with homesickness and what home means to them.

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Humans of Jacobs – Rucsandra Popescu

Jacobs University Blog (post in collaboration with Cavan Yong)

Rucsandra Popescu, a professional conductor, has been leading the J-Capella for almost 12 years now and has given it the shape we see it in today. Learn more about Rucsandra, her passion for her work and what it takes for her and the choir to keep the choir going.

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The Holiday Spirit at Jacobs University

Jacobs University Blog

How does the university transform itself during the festive season and celebrate with its students?

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A Fall Guide to Living in Bremen

Jacobs University Blog

Check out what it’s like living in Bremen, Germany during the autumn months and what to do to make the most of this short but beautiful time!

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Piano To Forte 2019

Jacobs University Blog

What does it take to organise and event like Piano To Forte, and why is it important to hold a charity event this large at Jacobs University?

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Humans of Jacobs – Zoela Gilani

Jacobs University Blog

Meet Zoela and learn what drives her to be the selfless person she is

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Homecoming 2019 – Current Student’s Perspective

Jacobs University Blog

Homecoming is always a bittersweet occasion, bringing back memories of 3 incredible years spent at Jacobs. But it also means giving back to the university – read how.

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Humans of Jacobs – Joana Ferriera Vieira

Jacobs University Blog

Get to know the lovely barista at the Jacobs Coffee Bar and what drives her to continually give to the Jacobs Community!

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Denialism Attitudes and How to Approach Them

Crastina

In conversation with Dr. Christopher Swingle, author of the paper “How Do We Approach Anti-Vaccination Attitudes“, on how he engages in conversation with his patients.

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Humans of Jacobs – Otmane Sabir

Jacobs University Blog

Meet Otmane Sabir, the organiser of Orientation Week 2019 and learn what inspired him to take on this behemoth task!

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Event of The Month: Orientation Week 2019

Jacobs University Blog

This past week was that time of the year again at Jacobs University – the one where enthusiastic freshmen and their proud parents navigate their way through our green campus and its aesthetic brick buildings, guided by enthusiastic student advisors. It was Orientation Week’19.

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Science to Poetry and Back

Crastina

More often than not, the words “science” and “poetry” in the same sentence are met with a look of disapproval. To the thought process among most, the convergence of these two vastly different fields seems rather unfathomable. And unfortunately, this consensus – that science and poetry cannot be on the same page – breaks the heart of any little poet which exists in literarily inclined scientists out there.

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#BetterPoster: The New Minimalism Act

Crastina

During the early summer, the concept #BetterPoster made quite a stir on social media of the scientific community. Mike Morrison, Ph.D. student from Michigan got tired of the old “wall-of-text” poster design and introduced a radical new format which he claimed to be a “new, faster approach to designing research posters”. In this interview, he dives a bit deeper into the concept.

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Jacobs Way 5.0 – An Organiser’s Perspective

Jacobs University Blog

“Jacobs Way – The Only Musical about Life in the Bubble” is a passion project that was initiated in 2011.

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Conversations about Conservation

Crastina

A biologist, writer, science communicator, comedian, TV presenter, trainer, consultant and artist, Simon Watt not only runs The Ugly Animal Preservation Society– a comedy night with a conservation twist – but also runs the science communication company Ready Steady Science and has written dozens of articles for newspapers like The Times and the The Independent. A short email interview with him about all his scientific and literary endeavors gave us an insight into his professional life that involves bridging science and communication.

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Writing Poetry for Engineers: Behind the Scenes

Crastina

Clayton Grow, currently a business intelligence manager at Time of Grace Ministry, earned his bachelor’s degree in Civil engineering and went on to get a master’s degree in Business Administration. In 2012, he published his collection of poems, titled “poetry for ENGINEERS *or* ENGINEERING for poets” to reach out to his fellow engineers and convey the importance and beauty of poetry in STEM…or vice versa. In an email interview with him, we learned more about what inspired him to write this book and his opinion on science and arts. 

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