TEDxUniversityofGlasgow 2017 Podcast

Listen to Gabriela De Sousa discuss our coverage of TEDxGlasgow 2017 and listen to exclusive interviews with Richard Murchie and TEDxGlasgow’s prestigious guests.

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theGIST @ Pint of Science

January 12, 2016 • Multimedia, Videos • Views: 2099

In May 2015, the GIST video team visited Pint of Science in Glasgow. Held in 4 venues across 3 nights, speakers from all scientific backgrounds entertained audiences with some laid back talks, whilst the rest could enjoy a quiet drink in the process. It was a lot of fun to be part of the festival,

Stress is Cool

June 24, 2015 • Life Sciences, Multimedia, Videos • Views: 3379

In our first ever documentary, theGIST investigates how researchers at the University of Glasgow are making the science of stress less stressful.

Just the GIST: Geothermal Energy

May 18, 2015 • Multimedia, Physical Sciences, Videos • Views: 1934

Geothermal Energy in about 2 minutes, where we discover it’s uses throughout history, how it can be used for electricity generation, and how it creates some of the best natural phenomenon on the planet.   Feature image credit: H. Silenus via

Where General Relativity Meets Quantum Physics: The Bose-Einstein Condensate

April 28, 2015 • Multimedia, Physical Sciences, Podcasts • Views: 3302

Listen to Aidan McFadden and Richard Murchie’s interview with Strathclyde University’s Dr. Oi. Dr. Oi researches Bose Einstein Condensate’s in order to shed light on how gravitation and quantum mechanics interact.   Feature image credit: DonkeyHotey via

Podcast 13: TEDxUniversityofGlasgow Launch

March 18, 2015 • Life Sciences, Multimedia, Physical Sciences, Podcasts, Social Sciences • Views: 1557

theGIST was invited to attend the TEDxUniversityofGlasgow launch event. Tune in to hear our coverage of the event, including interviews with speakers and attendees.

Podcast 12: TheGIST & Naturally Speaking – Canadian Wildlife Health Cooperative

March 16, 2015 • Life Sciences, Multimedia, Podcasts • Views: 1544

This is the first in our series of joint podcasts with the Glasgow University Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine’s Naturally Speaking podcast. In this episode, we interviewed the former director of the Canadian Wildlife Health Cooperative: Dr. Ted Leighton. Tune

the GIST Multimedia Launch – How will you fare in our science quiz?

March 8, 2015 • Multimedia, Videos • Views: 1467

In February the GIST launched our mulitmedia teams for 2015, in which we discussed our plans and aims for the coming year, plus gave the opportunity for new members to get involved. Afterwards, we thought we’d test the scientific knowledge of our potential new GISTers. See how they fared, and