Science in a Cup
By Alexie Papanicolaou
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Presented by Dr Alexie Papanicolaou of the Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment (Western Sydney University, Australia), Science in a Cup is a short interview-style podcast where a scientist explains a word or phrase related to science. Sometimes it is a jargon but more often this is a word we use everyday but scientists may have a different meaning to it.
||CleanScience in a Cup: Forest Health||What is forest health? How do we protect them from invasive species (and what are they?). Dr David Coyle (http://davidcoyle.uga.edu) from the University of Georgia explains!||2 7 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanScience in a Cup: Conservation Genomics||Who is the new ally for a threatened species, extinct in its southern range? Dr Kerensa McElroy explains to us the value of new DNA technologies for species conservation. In a new crowdfunded collaboration with the Hawkesbury Institute, Kerensa is using||21 5 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanScience in a Cup: Ecosystem||How do trees and microbes integrate to maximise productivity? Dr Francis Martin from Frances INRA (Europes top agricultural research institute) explains ecosystem and how his research institute uses this concept in their business model with the industry||22 1 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanScience in a Cup: Bushfires||Bushfires, or wildfires, are something that citizens of dry places such as Australia and California have to live with every summer. Dr Hamish Clarke explains.||8 1 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanScience in a Cup: Drought stress||Dr Markus Nolf explains how trees deal with the stress of drought and avoid embolisms (I had no idea trees had them, but they do!).||19 12 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanScience in a Cup: Science||Welcome to the second season of Science in a Cup. In this first episode, our host, Alexie, is giving us his take on the word science!||11 12 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanScience in a Cup: Western||Dr Yalin Liao has joined us from the Australian National University with a story about one of the most basic techniques is Life Sciences, Western (blotting).||10 10 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanScience in a Cup: Stress||Dr Kay Anantanawat from the Murdoch University and Western Sydney University introduces how fruit flies (such as the pest Queensland fruit fly) perceive and cope with (environmental) stress.||3 10 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanScience in a Cup: Communication||Boost your science knowledge with a Science in a Cup: In just a few minutes, HDR candidate Johanna Wong explains how plants and microbes communicate and how she is deciphering their vocabulary!||25 9 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanScience in a Cup: Probiotics||Deane Woruba from the Western Sydney University introduces the concept of probiotics, fitness, microbiomes and how his PhD research is helping farmers manage a terrible insect pest (Tephritid fruit flies such as the Queensland fruit fly).||11 9 2016||Free||View in iTunes|