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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Podcast 24: The problem with Arctic amplification

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”?

Podcast 22: Let’s Talk About [X] 2018

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!...

Podcast 20: A Look Back on 2017

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...

Podcast 18: Cafe Scientifique and The Sleeping Giant

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.

Podcast 17: St Francis Primary STEM Day

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.