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.
Series: theGIST Podcast
The Glasgow Insight into Science and Technology’s Monthly Podcast, produced by our Head of Multimedia, Iona Macwhirter-Harley. We are a Glasgow-based science communication group who love to talk about the latest developments in science and tech, local science events, and interview researchers about their work.
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We sent Iona Macwhirter-Harley, our Head of Multimedia, along to the TEDxUofG conference 2020 at the Queen Margaret University Union. The theme was ‘Dear world…’
Katrina attended the Glasgow Science Festival event ‘Modern Medicine and Death – an Unhealthy Relationship?’ last Summer. In the words of Lana Del Rey, “you and I, we were born to die” – so why does our society struggle so hard against the inevitability of death?
Curious how you can participate in the data science hype? Anna Henschel explains how open data and open-source software make data science accessible to everyone.
Jane Essex explores the gap between reality and the rhetoric of inclusion within the STEM workforce.
Sonya discusses the issues associated with prostheses currently available to children and how 3D scanning is transforming the development of prosthetic limbs.
Recently, scientists have been observing that the problems associated with climate change are being felt much more severely at the top of the planet. So why is this, and what exactly is “Arctic Amplification”?
We get the inside scoop on Professor Lee Cronin’s ‘Chemputer’, plus hear all about his grand plans for creating a new form of life.