The Chernobyl disaster was thrown back into the public consciousness following the release of HBO’s 2019 miniseries. Kirstin explores the legacy of the incident and its representation in popular culture.
Author: Kirstin Leslie
Launched in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Corona Zone is a podcast hosted by two GISTers, Kirstin and Gabby. In their weekly episodes, they try to make sense of the COVID-19 outbreak, with the latest news and by discussing the frustrations of self-isolation.
Kirstin recounts her night at ‘Bright Club’, where academic research and stand-up comedy crossover!
Can science explain the unexplained? Kirstin investigates the possible theories behind the paranormal.
Science is for everyone; even those who wish to dismiss it. Kirstin investigates the current crisis in confidence and how we can engage people more successfully.
Recent findings from Glasgow University suggest a biological link between ageing and living in a stressful area. Kirstin investigates.
Academia is stereotyped as a boxing ring, with researchers in constant competition; is this competition sometimes beneficial in driving innovation? Or should we shift toward a more collaborative environment to further scientific discovery?
Obesity is not always recognised as a disease. Hearing from researchers, clinicians, and people with obesity, Kirstin Leslie investigates why the definition matters.