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.
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.
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…