Hashem Al-Ghaili

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Hashem Al-Ghaili
Born (1990-08-11) August 11, 1990 (age 28)
ResidenceBremen, Germany
NationalityYemeni
Alma materJacobs University Bremen, University of Peshawar
OccupationMolecular biotechnologist, science communicator

Hashem Al-Ghaili (born in Yemen, August 11, 1990) is a science communicator and a video producer. He is best known for his infographics and videos about scientific breakthroughs.[1][2][3][4]

Al-Ghaili's work in science communication gained the attention of science news sources and social media users alike.[5][6][7] His images have accrued large numbers of followers on popular social media outlets such as Facebook and Imgur with over 5 million weekly views.[8][9] As of 25 November 2018, he has over 10 billion total views and over 30 million followers on his Facebook page.[10][11][12][13]

His direction credits include This Week in Science Series,[14][15][16][17] and several videos published online including Pale Blue Dot,[18] The Future is Now,[19] and In Science We Trust.[20]

Awards[edit]

Al-Ghaili has received a grant[21] and multiple awards for his dedication to research and his deep understanding of science communication.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "A Yemeni Youth Becomes a Science Superstar on Facebook". Al-Fanar Media. Retrieved 17 May 2016.
  2. ^ Kincaid, Ellie (1 July 2015). "Here are the top 30 science stories of the year so far". Business Insider. Retrieved 2 July 2015.
  3. ^ Kincaid, Ellie (1 July 2015). "30 amazingly futuristic breakthroughs that have happened this year". Yahoo Finance. Retrieved 10 July 2015.
  4. ^ The man with 16 million fans: Yemeni influencer Hashem Al-Ghaili has created a massive online following by spreading his love of science with followers around the world. BBC, Feb 22. 2018.
  5. ^ "Promoting Science - An Interview with Hashem Al-Ghaili". positivists.org. Retrieved 17 May 2016.
  6. ^ Hamida. "Hashem Al-ghaili : Facebook Success Story". Al-Rasub. Retrieved 17 May 2016.
  7. ^ Ronson, Jacqueline (January 31, 2017). "21 World-Renowned Scientists Facing the American Travel Ban". Inverse. Retrieved October 1, 2017.
  8. ^ a b "Awards". Futurism. Retrieved 17 May 2016.
  9. ^ "Sciencegeek100 on Imgur". Imgur. Retrieved 17 May 2016.
  10. ^ "I Fucking Love Science's Elise Andrew criticized for not giving credit - canada.com". canada.com. Retrieved 17 May 2016.
  11. ^ "I F**king Love Science and Facebook's problem with content theft". The Daily Dot. Retrieved 17 May 2016.
  12. ^ "Hashem Al-Ghaili on Instagram: "New Milestone: 30 million science enthusiasts follow my Facebook page! In addition, the videos have so garnered 10 billion views! Thank you…"". Instagram. Retrieved 2018-11-25.
  13. ^ "Hashem Al-Ghaili". www.facebook.com. Retrieved 2018-11-25.
  14. ^ "This Week in Science 11-17 Feb 2013 by Hashem AL-ghaili". h+ Media. Retrieved 17 May 2016.
  15. ^ http://www.fromquarkstoquasars.com/last-week-in-science/
  16. ^ "Hashem AL-ghaili". Flickr - Photo Sharing!. Retrieved 17 May 2016.
  17. ^ "This week in science by Hashem AL-ghaili". unionvgf.com. Retrieved 17 May 2016.
  18. ^ Pale Blue Dot - HD. 21 December 2013. Retrieved 17 May 2016 – via YouTube.
  19. ^ "Hashem AL-ghaili The Future Is Now". 33rdsquare.com. Retrieved 17 May 2016.
  20. ^ "In Science We Trust". 33rdsquare.com. Retrieved 17 May 2016.
  21. ^ "Futurism.co 2.0". Knight Foundation. Retrieved 17 May 2016.
  22. ^ http://impactenterprises.org/techadvisor/[permanent dead link]
  23. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-07-24. Retrieved 2015-07-24.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  24. ^ https://idw-online.de/en/attachmentdata37101.pdf
  25. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-07-24. Retrieved 2015-07-24.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  26. ^ Bureau Report. "UoP sets up desk for foreign students". dawn.com. Retrieved 17 May 2016.
  27. ^ Moxet Khan. "UoP to increase enrollment of foreign students: VC Qibla". Pukhtoogle. Retrieved 17 May 2016.

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