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...
The Glasgow Insight into Science and Technology’s Monthly Podcast, produced by our Head of Podcasts, Annabel May. 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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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.
The whole GIST team were invited along to TEDx University of Glasgow’s annual event this year, featuring a star-studded line-up of speakers! Listen in to hear some of the featured speakers talk about their presentations and work, as theGIST gets exclusive interview access…
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.
theGIST was invited to attend the TEDxUniversityofGlasgow launch event. Tune in to hear our coverage of the event, including interviews with speakers and attendees.
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 in to hear Dr. Leighton discuss a range of subjects, from his work with the CWHC to his experiences helping set up wildlife disease monitoring capabilities in Sri Lanka.