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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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.

Podcast 16: Research, Impact, and the UK Parliament – Interviews

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.

Podcast 15: TEDxUniversityofGlasgow 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…

Podcast 13: TEDxUniversityofGlasgow Launch

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

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.