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Here you can find non-academic articles, reviews, interviews & online talks, including my articles published in Jargonium & Chemistry World  


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Talk (in greek) for the celebration of the 25 years of the Master's program on Chemical Education

Chemistry World

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Appreciating technology’s role in understanding how the world works

Chemistry World

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Can aesthetics contribute to chemistry?

Chemistry World

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Questioning the purpose of science


Let’s promote a feminist philosophy of chemistry!

Science Experiment

Analysing the practice of chemistry from a feminist perspective

Chemistry World

Does the periodic table reveal laws of nature?

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There could be more to learn from ordering the elements

Chemistry World

How do we know that we know?

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Exploring the world of epistemology

Chemistry World

In search of the chemical bond

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A familiar concept that's difficult to define

Chemistry World

Philosophical mysteries around chemical reactions

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How chemistry provides a unique perspective on causation

Chemistry World

The different shades of sexist science

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How supposedly scientific arguments for the inferiority of women support gender discrimination


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Talk at CEFISES I UCLouvain

Chemistry World

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The role of background beliefs and assumptions in the development of science

Chemistry World

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How an event in chemistry shaped philosophy

BJPS Short Reads

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A summary co-written with A. Franklin on our joint BJPS paper

Chemistry World

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Empirical evidence is not always sufficient to evaluate the models we use

Chemistry World

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Without realising it, chemists use a range of philosophical tools to probe the world

Chemistry World

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Proving that atoms and molecules exist is surprisingly difficult


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With Karoliina Pulkkinnen and Sarah Hijmans, we created Jargonium; a website that brings the humanities closer to chemistry!

The Conversation

The philosophy of chemistry.. and what it can tell us about life, the universe and everything


Article at The Conversation

Chemistry World

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How gender may influence scientific knowledge


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Talk at the 26th Conference of the International Society for the Philosophy of Chemistry

Chemistry World

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How scientists look into the past, present and future

Chemistry World

Chemistry’s history through the feminist lens

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Examining how science excludes women and other underrepresented groups

Chemistry World

Is water H2O? Is gold Au?

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Obvious answers with complex interpretations

Book Review

In search of the elements


My review of Philip Ball's book The Elements : a visual history of their discovery.

Chemistry World

Are plants alive?

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Searching for the (exact) meaning of life



A tribute to a great scholar, co-written w/ James Ladyman

Opinion piece

Open questions on emergence in chemistry

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Open access article in Communications Chemistry, a journal of Nature Portfolio


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Profile at ChemMatters - a magazine of the Americal Chemical Society 

Chemistry World

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How the Scientific Revolution made it culturally permissible to exploit nature


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95th Joint Session of the Aristotelian Society, Open Session


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Foundations of Physics Harvard Series: Talk and Panel Discussion



Panel Discussion w/ Clare Moriarty, Jessica Wilson & Philip Ball 

Chemistry World

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How simplifications help us to better understand the world



A short summary of my published paper "The strong emergence of molecular structure"



There is no doubt that chemistry provokes interesting philosophical questions.


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Intrumentation and Measurement I Physics World weekly podcast

Book Review


My review of a collection of articles ed. by E. Scerri & G. Fisher

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