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Dr Amina Yonis

Founder/CEO and Social Media Content Creator

The Page Doctor

Dr Amina was the first female scientist on YouTube to showcase the life of a researcher. Dr Amina Yonis is a graduate of four UK universities, including University College London where she graduated with a PhD in Cancer Research. During her doctoral studies, she noticed the lack of female representation in academic spaces and conferences, which motivated her to make a change. Driven by the desire to inspire and empower young girls and women, she started her own YouTube channel. She has now amassed a following of over 250,000 subscribers and her content has been viewed over 11 million times. Amina is the founder of The Page Doctor, an academic platform that connects PhD researchers to university students. Through this platform,

The Page Doctor has supported millions of students through their services, courses, resources, and online video content. The Page Doctor has been recognised by King’s College London and was awarded the David Walsh Award for outstanding entrepreneurship. Amina has organised events, including at the UK Government House of Commons, where inspiring women share their journeys with her viewers. She has also worked with the Department of Education to support policymakers towards developing appropriate curricula for schools. Amina dedication to dedication to empowering women in academia and beyond shines through her YouTube channel and outreach efforts.


01 November, 2023 | 13:00 to 13:20
Unleashing the Educational Powerhouses: How YouTube and TikTok Have Revolutionised Online Learning

In this digital age, traditional learning methods are being rapidly transformed, and today's students are seeking engaging and interactive platforms that go beyond the confines of conventional classrooms. YouTube and TikTok have emerged as transformative mediums for online learning, allowing students to learn, collaborate, study, and discover new resources in innovative ways. This conference talk will delve into the powerful impact of YouTube and TikTok as educational platforms. We will explore how these social media giants have revolutionised the way students access information, expand their knowledge, and engage with educational content in a user-friendly and captivating manner. This talk will explore diverse learning mediums, collaborative learning, interactive study techniques and navigating challenges. This talk will address these concerns and provide practical strategies for optimising learning experiences while using these platforms responsibly.