That's what I call Science!

That's what I call Science!

programs.edgeradio.org.au/now-thats-science/2019-06-23
National award-winning radio show and podcast bringing a fresh new perspective on the issues that matter to you from the heart of Tasmania. We cover all things Science Technology Engineering and Maths (STEM) from medical marijuana to science behind men…


69: NAIDOC Week: Corey Tutt and Deadly Science
Jul 12 • 27 min
Exploring Corey’s journey in science as a young Aboriginal man and how he came up with the idea for Deadly Science
68: NAIDOC Week: The Sociology of Indigenous Inequity
Jul 5 • 27 min
How can the issue of health inequity be addressed in Australia?
67: The invisible doctors: Pathologists
Jun 28 • 27 min
100% of cancers are diagnosed by pathologists, why don’t we know who they are?
66: There’s an app for that!
Jun 21 • 27 min
Can the world of tech keep us safe and mobile?
65: A most important measure
Jun 14 • 27 min
Blood pressure measurement is one of the most common and most important measurements in medicine but are all devices that measure blood pressure accurate?
Bonus Episode: Top tips for PhD students
Jun 13 • 26 min
The trials and triumphs of PhD
64: Magnificent Microbes
Jun 7 • 25 min
Beneficial or bad bacteria? The science behind the balance of microbes in our food.
63: Mental Health While Social Distancing
May 31 • 27 min
What happens to our brains when we’re isolated?
62: The Turbulent Home Life of Lizards
May 24 • 25 min
May 24, 2020 Niamh Chapman, Kelsey Picard, Olly Dove & Tom Botterill-James
61: Celebrating Women in Mathematics
May 17 • 27 min
MAY 17, 2020 NIAMH CHAPMAN & DR. VENTA TERAUDS
60: Miraculous Marine Life in Macquarie Harbour
May 10 • 27 min
How are marine life adapting to climate change?
59: Can’t see the forest for the drones!
May 3 • 27 min
May 3, 2020 Niamh Chapman, Meredith Castles & Sean Krisanski
58: Raven mad! Birds in the Bass Strait
Apr 26 • 27 min
April 26, 2020 Niamh Chapman, Kelsey Picard & Matthew Fielding
57: How a Tasmanian pearl of wisdom saved the Australian oyster industry
Apr 19 • 27 min
April 19, 2020 Niamh Chapman & Kelsey Picard
56: Small island BIG energy!
Apr 12 • 27 min
Does Tasmania hold the secret for sustainable energy?
55: Health Literacy starts young
Apr 5 • 27 min
Health literacy is an essential skill, how do we develop it?
54: Mindfulness - more important now than ever?
Mar 29 • 29 min
The evidence behind mindfulness and how it could help with workplace stress
53: The Science of Likes: Social Media Tech
Mar 22 • 29 min
The psychology behind social media development and influence.
52: Inspiring women in Kenya
Mar 15 • 27 min
Supporting women to bring their research home and inspire their communities in developing countries.
51: International Women’s Day Part 2 - Australian of the Year TAS
Mar 8 • 29 min
March 08, 2020 Niamh Chapman
50: International Women’s Day Part 1 - The Co-Hosts
Mar 1 • 28 min
March 1, 2020 Niamh Chapman & All Co-Hosts
49: Behind the curtain, the science and tech of AI
Feb 22 • 31 min
Science and technology need to inform artificial intelligence for it to be useful
48: Intercept of Indigenous Knowledge and Marine Science
Feb 16 • 29 min
There is a wealth of Indigenous Knowledge in Australia, today we are talking about the intersection between Indigenous Knowledge of sea country and marine science. Host Niamh Chapman interviewed three guests from CSIRO: Engagement Programs Coordinator…
47: Novel Coronavirus
Feb 8 • 30 min
In this week’s episode we discuss the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) that was first reported from Wuhan, China, on the 31st of December 2019. With the internet being strife with fake science and conspiracies, we decided to talk to a…
46: Engineering solutions for bushfire resilience
Feb 2 • 29 min
February 2, 2020
45: Wildlife conservation and bushfires
Jan 26 • 34 min
How plants, animals and insects respond to bushfires.
44: Climate Change and Bushfire Risk
Jan 19 • 24 min
January 19, 2020 Niamh Chapman, Kelsey Picard
43: Seed Banks - security for our future
Dec 22, 2019 • 39 min
Seed banks provide a vital opportunity to preserve plants for the future
42: Goodbye MS - The team tackling a devastating disease
Dec 15, 2019 • 52 min
December 15, 2019 Niamh Chapman
41: Hay Fever - there’s an app for that!
Dec 8, 2019 • 37 min
Signs, symptoms and treatment of hay fever.
40: STEM Awards
Dec 1, 2019 • 34 min
December 1, 2019 Olivia Holloway, Allanna Russell
39: Going off grid
Nov 24, 2019 • 38 min
Systems that supply energy to remote areas off the grid.
38: Tech For Good
Nov 17, 2019 • 29 min
November 17, 2019 Niamh Chapman
37: Diabetes, causes, complications and prevention.
Nov 10, 2019 • 35 min
Causes and complications of diabetes and how you can prevent it.
36: Let’s vent, the wonder of volcanoes!
Nov 3, 2019 • 35 min
We cover the inside, outside and underwater wonders of volcanoes.
35: Printing organs or using samples, how do we protect people in research?
Oct 25, 2019 • 32 min
Ethics in research is essential to protect participant and push the boundaries of medicine.
34: Putting the M in STEM
Oct 20, 2019 • 36 min
It’s easy to be intimated but maths is more fun than we think.
33: Killer Whales: Diets, Chemistry & Secrets from the Deep.
Oct 12, 2019 • 31 min
Fun facts about killer whales.
32: Dirty talk - just poo it!
Oct 6, 2019 • 35 min
Poo, poke, post - the importance of bowel cancer screening.
31: Human engineering - putting people at the heart of solutions
Sep 29, 2019 • 30 min
Engineers need to problem solve with people in mind.
30: Kelp, I need somebody!
Sep 22, 2019 • 35 min
Climate change is happening across the world but how is it damaging marine life in Tasmania?
29: Journey to Mars
Sep 15, 2019 • 36 min
Ever considered going on a one-way trip to Mars?
28: 3 years of research in 3 minutes
Sep 4, 2019 • 34 min
Behind the scenes interview with UTAS 3MT finalists.
27: Biosecurity in Tasmania
Aug 31, 2019 • 32 min
The science behind biosecurity in Australia
26: Scientists of the Future!
Aug 24, 2019 • 32 min
Bright young minds tell us about their passion for science.
25: Young Tassie Scientists: Who and What?
Aug 18, 2019 • 37 min
Catching up with local enthusiastic young scientists.
24: Beaker St: A Night at the Museum
Aug 11, 2019 • 46 min
Tune in for a sneak peak of the science pop-up bar.
23: Festival of Bright Ideas - a science feast!
Jul 28, 2019 • 34 min
Coverage of upcoming Science Week Festival
22: Discovery is at our core: Prof. Elizabeth Blackburn
Jul 27, 2019 • 36 min
Discovery and DNA, celebrating the work of Prof. Elizabeth Blackburn
21: There’s a Hack for that!
Jul 21, 2019 • 44 min
Uncovering the hackers on Hobart’s doorstep.
20: Diamonds from the deep.
Jul 14, 2019 • 42 min
This week, listen in on how diamonds are made and the secrets they reveal.
19: Knocking heads
Jul 7, 2019 • 44 min
Revealing the hidden risks of brain injuries.
18: Stepping stones to a waste free future
Jun 30, 2019 • 42 min
Cutting through the jargon about bioplastics and green consumables.
17: Gaming for health.
Jun 23, 2019 • 48 min
Listen in to hear about how gaming could be used to improve health.
12: How (scientifically) dope is medical marijuana?
May 18, 2019 • 59 min
Medical marijuana is it more questions than answers?
11: Under pressure, a simple measure to save lives
May 11, 2019 • 60 min
Blood pressure is an important measure, we get the inside knowledge on what it’s all about.
10: You’ve got to be krill to be kind!
May 4, 2019 • 60 min
Krilling it, the little species with a big impact.
9: Sexual pleasure, the science that gets you going!
Apr 27, 2019 • 60 min
Let’s talk sex and science
7: Plastic pollution: seabirds show us the ocean.
Apr 13, 2019 • 60 min
Seabirds give us a glimpse of the extent of plastic pollution in the ocean.
6: More than a feeling - is your gut telling you more than you think?
Apr 7, 2019 • 60 min
Go with your gut, a vital organ responsible for more than digestion?
4: Cider Science!
Mar 24, 2019 • 60 min
Behind the scenes of a top brew.
3: Mental health, what happens in your brain?
Mar 9, 2019 • 59 min
The science behind mental health issues
2: Celebrating women in science
Mar 2, 2019 • 60 min
Covering 4 inspiring women in STEM.
1: Tasmanian Bushfires, fire fuel and fresh air.
Feb 23, 2019 • 60 min
How bush fire research is conducted and the impact of bush fire smoke on health.