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Episode 83: Songs of Science

Music and science meet in the life of Emily Sheppard, a classical musician and environmental scientist who composes music about nature and plays in caves, fields and forests. Emily, Kate and Niamh talk about the nexus of science and art and how emotion can be used for powerful communication. Show theme music: Kevin MacLeod Hosts: … Continue reading Episode 83: Songs of Science

Episode 82: Forecasting Australia’s climate future

Hear Dr. Carly Tozer from the CSIRO explain how models are used to predict the future of Australia’s climate to inform the nation’s farmers and industries to better deal with climate variability and climate extremes.Show theme music: Kevin MacLeod Hosts: Niamh Chapman (@nchapmanTAS) & Kelsey Picard (@KelseyOnScience)Production: Meredith Castles (@meredithcastles) & Olly Dove (@littledove440)Media & … Continue reading Episode 82: Forecasting Australia’s climate future

Episode 81: The Science of Water and Wastewater Engineering

In this episode we interview Phoebe Nash a chemical engineer who works in the water and wastewater engineering field.  With Phoebe we explore how water is treated before it reaches our taps, what happens when water enters the sewers and measures towards increasing sustainability in the industry. Phoebe Nash received the 2019 Engineers Australia Tasmania … Continue reading Episode 81: The Science of Water and Wastewater Engineering

Episode 80: Stroke of genius to save Australian lives

Niamh interviews Associate Professor Seana Gall about her $5 million grant to prevent stroke and save lives. Seana is using a collaborative approach working with researchers and healthcare workers across Australia and New Zealand to address the causes of stroke and improve surveillance.  Show theme music: Kevin MacLeod Hosts: Niamh Chapman (@nchapmanTAS)Production: Meredith Castles (@meredithcastles) … Continue reading Episode 80: Stroke of genius to save Australian lives

Ep78 Working on Water P3: Mibu Fischer

Hannah talks with Mibu Fischer, Quandamooka woman and CSIRO scientist. Mibu’s specific interests are around utilising Traditional Knowledges and management practices are considered within modern day fisheries, coastal and conservation management. Her goal is to bridge a gap that draws attention to the indigenous communities facing the frontline of impacts and changes to coastlines, ecosystems … Continue reading Ep78 Working on Water P3: Mibu Fischer

Ep79 Working on Water P4: Megan Hartog

Kate interviews Megan Hartog, Marine scientist working at the CSIRO Marine National Facility as a Voyage Operations Manager. Megan tells us what it’s like organising different voyages and arranging research out at sea.  This series was produced for National Science Week with thanks to the Australian Government’s Inspiring Australia program.  Show theme music: Kevin MacLeod

Ep75: Fact vs Fiction: our future generation look at the facts

Is fake news a deadly threat during the pandemic? For many people the pandemic has been their first experience of witnessing the scientific method first hand. As the scientific community has rapidly investigated the novel coronavirus, government policy and recommendations have changed in response to emerging evidence. This week the show is taken over by … Continue reading Ep75: Fact vs Fiction: our future generation look at the facts

Episode 71: Exploring the world of biomedical engineering

In this episode we explore the world of biomedical engineering, starting with discussing what a biomedical engineer does and some interesting projects occurring in this space in Tasmania. Work completed by local Tasmanian engineers in the development of “OxyGenie” technology which is used in neonatal ventilators is a key component of this episode.Show theme music: … Continue reading Episode 71: Exploring the world of biomedical engineering

Episode 69: NAIDOC Week: Corey Tutt and Deadly Science

In this week’s episode Hannah and Niamh are joined by Deadly Science founder, NSW Young Australian of the Year, and all-round legend Corey Tutt. Corey is a Kamilaroi man, who is passionate about increasing opportunities for education in STEMM for young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students, particularly those in rural areas.  That’s What I … Continue reading Episode 69: NAIDOC Week: Corey Tutt and Deadly Science

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