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.
Series: theGIST Podcasts
The Glasgow Insight into Science and Technology’s Monthly Podcast, produced by our Head of Podcasts, 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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Conferences are kind of a necessity if you’re in a research role, but what about all the amazing research University of Glasgow undergraduates do? That’s where Let’s Talk About [X] and [X]position come in!...
If we had to describe FameLab, it would be like Radio 4’s “just a minute” – you have to talk without repetition, hesitation and deviation. But instead, it’s three minutes in front of an...
New year, new us? Of course not, we don’t need to change – we’re perfect as we are! Annabel and Gabriela take a look back on all the events theGIST covered in 2017. That...
This month we’re talking game theory! We interview Jörg Bewersdorff, author of Luck, Logic and White Lies, and take a look at the famous “prisoner’s dilemma”. This nifty piece of game theory can explain...
This month our Head of Podcasts, Annabel May, visited the Cafe Scientifique event “The Sleeping Giant” and catch up with main speaker Dr Ryan Milligan – ex trucker and NASA researcher. Dr Milligan is a solar physicist and new to the Physics and Astronomy department in the University of Glasgow, but in the past has worked at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland, just outside of Washington D.C.
Event and interviews held on November 6th, 2017.
Recently, theGIST attended the St Francis Primary School science event, organised and coordinated by Dr Saeeda Bhatti. In this podcast, Gabi and her team ask pupils, parents and teachers their thoughts on the importance of science in the classroom. Listen to find out what they say!
This was made possible by funding from Foundation Scotland.
Gabriela De Sousa and Emily May Armstrong interview the speakers at the UK Parliament Outreach and Engagement Service event held in Kelvin Hall, Glasgow. Listen to Dr Caroline Kenny, Dr Phil Larkin, and Simon Wakefield discuss how research is used to inform government policy making, and how researchers can get involved.
Event and interviews held on 16th March 2017.