UC Science Radio - Season 2
Explore podcast episodes from our new season!
Geoeducation PhD student Dr Sriparna Saha’s research investigates how digital communication tools can make scientific information more accessible and engaging – and ultimately more useful for us all.
Microbiology MSc student Flynn Adcock is working with Crown Research Institute, Scion, to investigate how a combination of bacteria can be can harnessed to convert methane gas into biodegradable plastic.
Honours student Finn Ross has a plan to draw down carbon emissions into the Southern Ocean – he calls it ‘The Seaweed Solution’ to climate change.
How Clare Wilkinson's PhD geomorphology research grew her appreciation of the 2016 Kaikoura earthquake's cultural impact and the valuable intersection of mātauranga Māori and western science.
David Garcia’s research looks at how people shape maps according to their own biases, and how today’s digital tools can help democratise the production of geographic knowledge.
Studying clinical psychology, Taylor-Jane’s research focuses on the risk factors that contribute to, and protective factors that buffer against, hopelessness and suicidal ideation in young men, especially rural men.
As a Year-13 student, Rosemary Dorsey’s interest in our solar system was ignited by an outreach event she attended at UC. Now studying towards a PhD in astronomy, she’s returning the favour.
Sarah Guy is a PhD student researching emerging environmental contaminants that may affect human health. Specifically, she looks at exposure to radioactivity through ingestion of shellfish.
A Speech and Language Therapist and Master's student, Catherine Sivertsen is passionate about improving language development as a prerequisite to literacy. Her research looks into the variables that impact on child language development in a New Zealand context.