In Plain English: Science Made Simple

In Plain English is a podcast that promotes science literacy and curiosity by presenting research…In Plain English. The podcast aims to democratize scientific discussion via three principles: accessibility, diversity, and curiosity.


  • Plain Language
  • Open Source Articles
  • Episode Transcripts


  • Highlight marginalized voices
  • Wide range of subjects


  • Engage with research through new perspectives
  • Explore impact of science on society

About the Founder

Jamie is a queer, nonbinary MD/PhD student studying the neuroscience of opioid medications and addiction. They are passionate about science communication, with experience editing scientific papers and writing articles about transgender health care for the web site Pride in Practice. They are also an activist in their community and a massive Dungeons & Dragons nerd.