Category: Audio

All my podcast and radio work

BBC Radio 4, Inside Science – Show Us Your Instrument

BBC Radio 4, Inside Science – Show Us Your Instrument

Inside Science is a weekly dose of action-packed science on BBC Radio 4, first broadcast on Thursday’s at 4:30pm I was the Assistant Producer of week 35’s show: Research bias; sniffer dogs, lasers; roadkill I produced the ‘Lasers’ part of the show, which is part of the regular feature Show Us Your Instrument. Dr Ceri Brenner, from …

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I, Science – Extinction explained

I, Science – Extinction explained

This podcast first appeared on I, Science on February 8th 2013 In this podcast I am at the pre-opening event of the “Extinction: not the end of the world?” exhibition at the Natural History Museum. I speak to some of the scientists and curators about how the space was set up and what science they are exploring.

BBC World Service, Science in Action – Arsenic poisoning

BBC World Service, Science in Action – Arsenic poisoning

Science in Action is a weekly BBC World Service programme. As part of a placement at BBC Radio Science Unit I produced week 34’s episode Arsenic Poisoning. The episode covers how scientists use computer models to predict where ground water in China is laced with naturally occurring arsenic, what artificial reefs are in the light …

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IC Radio – Mission Impossible

IC Radio – Mission Impossible

  Mission Impossible: A science radio show with gumption and edge. I presented, produced, and contributed to Mission Impossible in 2013. For more information on this year’s series, find them on Facebook.  

Pythagoras’ Trousers

Pythagoras’ Trousers

  Pythagoras’ Trousers is a Radio Cardiff science show. Since September 2011, I have been producing a 10 minute report on a scientific subject of my choice. I have reported on The microbiome – episode 128 DIY Biology – episode 123 Ichtosteghya – episode 114 Synthetic Biology – episode 111 Biodiversity predictions – episode 106 Urinary …

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Patenting nature

Patenting nature

This package originally appeared on the Pod Delusion episode 192 on June 21st 2013 On June 13th, the US Supreme courts gave their final verdict on the Association for molecular Pathology vs Myriad Genetics case. The story started in 2009, when the ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) filed a case against Myriad Genetics (a Utah based biotech company) …

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What’s inside your gut?

What’s inside your gut?

This podcast originally appeared on Pythagoras Trousers episode 128 on June 20th 2013. Ever wondered what’s going on inside your gut? For this podcast I spoke several people, as the amount of research in the field of microbiomes and micrbiota is exploding! I speak to Dr Filipe Cabreiro from the Institute of Healthy Ageing and Dept …

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Monsters inside your head

Monsters inside your head

For someone who hasn’t had any brain afflictions, it’s rather difficult to image what it must be like to be dealing with one. These monsters inside people’s heads only show themselves as symptoms, which can be rather frustrating, especially if you don’t know what is causing them. I’m exploring how people with neurodegenerative diseases cope …

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A not so bedtime story… about faecal transplants

A not so bedtime story… about faecal transplants

This podcast originally appeared on the Pod Delusion episode 198 on May 31st 2013 After being absolutely awed at her book, I spoke to Mary Roach, author of Gulp: adventures along the Alimentary Canal about a particularly icky story on faecal transplants that I wanted to share it with you all here. HEALTH WARNING: do …

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