Over The Air 2013

This podcast originally appeared on the Pod Delusion episode 207 on October 4th 2013 This podcast gives a bit of a flavour of the makers and shakers that attended Over The Air 2013. I attended OTA on behalf of The…

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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…

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Adding depth

Just a quicky - something I learned about myself this Bank Holiday weekend. Yesterday, I met a lady who we are going to making a documentary with for my course. She was extremely inspirational, having had hydrocephalus for all of…

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Backstage at The Life Scientific

One of the biggest challenges I've come across when doing interviews for a radio piece or podcast, is that you have to be able to do many things at once: listen to the speaker, follow your set questions, remember things…

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Nature podcast: Mending a broken heart

Reading scientific papers has always been a challenge, especially in areas that I'm not very clued up on. Now that I've been out of the research bubble for a while, it's become even more difficult. This is why our practical…

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Pythagoras Trousers: Predicting Biodiversity

This podcast originally appeared on Pythagoras Trousers episode 106 on January 17th 2013.   Predicting biodiversity is an interview with Blake Suttle about how we can watch the movements of plants and animals to be able to predict their movement…

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Pythagoras Trousers: Urinary Tract Infections

This podcast originally appeared on Pythagoras Trousers episode 101 on December 13th 2012.   This is an interview with Jenny Rhon about her research on Urinary Tract Infections. The majority of people have had a UTI, and have been to…

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Pythagoras Trousers: Photovoltaic cell

This podcast originally appeared on Pythagoras Trousers episode 97 on November 15th 2012. This is an interview with PhD student Christopher Emmott about his research on different types of photovoltaic cell. Transcript: On October 22nd, Hurricane Sandy started developing from…

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In conversation with Bill Bryson

It's not often that I am in the company of those who have written best-selling books about science, history, travelling and world culture. They are very rare people. But last week, during the British Science Festival in Aberdeen, I had…

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