Thora Schubert

Science Communicator

Main focus: Geosciences

Twitter handle: @thoraschubert


Languages: German, English, French, Swedish

City: Mainz

State: Rhineland-Palatinate

Country: Germany

Topics: science slam

Services: Talk, Moderation, Workshop management, Interview

  Willing to travel for an event.

  Willing to talk for nonprofit.

Personal note:

Trained geologist focusing on the interplay of geology, society, and environment. Topics of interest: sustainable raw materials, climate-friendly energy systems, final disposal of nuclear waste.
Experiences in hosting science programmes (Terra Xplore), podcasts (Terra X - Der Podcast) and live events (Science Slams) as well as seminars on science communication basics.


* 1995 in Leipzig (Germany)

2018 B. Sc. Geosciences (University of Goettingen)
2022 M. Sc. Georesources Management (RWTH Aachen University)

since 2017 participation in science communication competitions
since 2019 Freelancer in science communication

Examples of previous talks / appearances:

Warum es sinnvoll ist, auf Geowissenschaftler zu hören
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Science Slam-Vortrag am 07.06.2018 in Kassel

This talk is in: German
Why Carbon Capture and Storage won't save us
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Talk during the international Semi-Final of Fame Lab, a science communication competition organised by the British Council. Duration: 3 Minutes.

This talk is in: English