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18 Aug 2018

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    186 – Dr Jake Owens – Giant Panda Conservation

    With the release of IMAX’s “Pandas 3D” recently, I talk to Dr Jake Owens, an American conservational biologist based at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in Sichuan, China, and the project work he has been doing in terms of Panda re-introduction to the wild and conservation work that the documentary is based […]

  • Posted on 10 Jun 2018

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    185 – Kirsten Banks – Archaeoastronomy and Aboriginal Astronmy

    In today’s episode, I talk to Kirsten Banks, a young female physics and astronomy student at the University of New South Wales. Topics we cover include: – How Kirsten got into physics and astronomy – Her interest in archeaoastronomy – Australian Aboriginal astronomy – Research interests – Females in science and physics Download MP3 of […]

  • Posted on 22 May 2018

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    184 – Dr Zara Dennis – SciFly STEM Outreach

    In today’s episode I speak to Dr Zara Dennis, who has appeared on the podcast previously. We catch up on what she’s been up to since we last spoke, and I talked to her after she Topics we cover include: – Mixing Zara’s interest in flying with education – What sparked her interest in flying […]

  • Posted on 30 Sep 2017

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    Competition

    Hi all, The winner of the online tutoring competition that was mentioned in episode 183 has been announced. The winner is: Giuliana De Bellis Congratulations Giuliana! Please contact the folks out at MyWebTutor to collect your prize.

  • Posted on 01 Aug 2017

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    183 – Anant Tanna – Outreach and Science Fun

    In today’s episode, I talk to Anant Tanna once again. This time we talk about his interest in science outreach, why it’s important, and the fun of learning science. Topics we cover include: – Why is outreach important? – Why is science outreach, in particular, important? – How should outreach be approached? – Why does […]

  • Posted on 03 Jun 2017

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