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Far-reaching conversations with a worldwide network of scientists and mathematicians, philosophers and artists developing new frameworks to explain our universe's deepest mysteries. Join host Michael Garfield at the Santa Fe Institute each week to learn about your world and the people who have dedicated their lives to exploring its emergent order: their stories, research, and insights…
 
Scicomm for you sis! The Research Her highlights Black women researchers and research topics relevant to wellbeing. Essentially, it's your source for sisterly science. We dive into biology, sexuality, behavioral and physical science, and everything in between. Research Scientist, Dr. Elissia Tenea, is a chemist and science communicator who brings the realness to keep us improving our lifestyle. You're guaranteed to love it here!
 
For lovers of reading, writing, science and general communication. This podcast will aim at acknowledging the origins of metaphors/idioms and the importance of effective scientific communication. My ambition is to spread knowledge on how we articulate concepts and the creative aspect of diction. Most episodes will focus on the origins of expressions, words of high regard, and the meaning behind them. This can overall allow us to acknowledge that words have just as much power as actions.​ As ...
 
Crystallise is your weekly science fix! Join us as we talk about all things sciencey - from notable scientists who were forgotten from the history books, to the controversial CRISPR babies, and the development of synthetic blood. We promise you'll soon be just as obsessed with science as we are!
 
How we can most effectively communicate research in science, the social sciences and humanities to ensure it has positive, real-world impact? That's the question being explored in this podcast, presented by Peter Barker, the director of research communications agency, Orinoco Communications. Each episode Peter chats to someone who's doing particularly interesting and inspiring work to engage the public with research.
 
SciVibes: Chatting With Global Scientists brings you casual conversations with global scientists, fascinating chats that happen at coffee breaks and in the corridors with some of the thousands of scientists that visit ICTP every year.
 
Speak Up For The Ocean Blue raises awareness of the variety of ocean science and conservation projects conducted all around the world. It educates you, the listener, on the different Ocean Conservation Projects that are happening around the world. By listening to our guests, I hope to inspire you to live an ocean-friendly life through their stories and the information I provide to guide you towards a living a life that will be healthy for the Ocean. On the podcast episodes, I discuss, sharks ...
 
The Marine Conservation Happy Hour is a podcast that looks at the many different sides of Marine Science and Conservation in an informal setting - a during a pub Happy Hour, chatting casually over a few (or more) drinks. The show is co-hosted by Andrew Lewin, @Craken_McCraic, and @DrScarlettSmash. Everyone is a marine scientist who is passionate about the Ocean, marine mammals (whales, seals, dolphins, porpoises, polar bears and more), sharks and other fish, invertebrates (especially squid & ...
 
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As I prepare for the Mindful Conservation Conference talk that I will be putting on, I think about how I would tell someone who would like to start a SciComm Business the steps it would take to be on the path to success. I use my own company as an example (because that is all I know) to provide some tips on how to start, how to choose your business…
 
Dr. Nathan Robinson joins the MCHH Crew on the podcast to talk about a video in which he dislodged a plastic straw from the cavity of an Olive Ridleys Sea Turtle's nose a few years ago. The video helped steer his career to some amazing projects with iconic species including Science Communication. MCHH Instagram MCHH Twitter ########################…
 
In today’s conversation with Camille Mosley, we talk about biological research on fish, the push from white institutes to have diverse perspectives in predominantly white spaces, and therapy in graduate school. Mosley is the Co-President of the Black Graduate Student Association, where they do fun activities that help relieve stress. In this episod…
 
A former fisher launched a local radio station in Pambna Island, India to keep the fishing community informed of marine issues, women's roles in fisheries, and remembering major fishing events. The radio station is effective because the messages are targeted to the local community, made up of mostly fishers, by a local community member. The fishers…
 
Strange things can be found in lakes — animals that have turned to stone, or enormous hidden pockets of carbon dioxide. In this episode, Ash reveals the science behind three unusual lakes. In our SNPit, Rosie discusses some new research that shows how identical twins are not really identical. Episode sources: Defusing Africa’s Killer Lakes The Lake…
 
The key to protecting coral reefs or any ocean habitat is effective management, but you can't have effective management without good data that cover large areas. Oftentimes, your funding or the technology, or both will limit the monitoring program you need to develop the management strategy that you need to protect the Ocean. Coral habitats are no …
 
It’s tempting to believe that people can outsource decisions to machines — that algorithms are objective, and it’s easier and fairer to dump the burden on them. But convenience conceals the complicated truth: when lives are made or broken by AI, we need transparency about the way we ask computers questions, and we need to understand what kinds of p…
 
William Louis Abbott, a medical doctor sent to East Africa to gather artefacts for the Smithsonian in 1887, collected hundreds of pieces of art, craft and culture from across the region. Professor Amy Stambach of the Department of Anthropology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has undertaken extensive research on this collections history, and …
 
With everything going on in the news right now we thought it was a good time to talk about psychopaths. Here is a recording of our Science on Tap event held in October 2020 on The Neuroscience of Real Life Monsters: Psychopaths, CEOs, & Politicians with forensic psychiatrist Dr. Octavio Choi. Check out our YouTube channel for more Science on Tap ev…
 
The word "TRUMP" was written on the back of a Manatee to the outrage of many people around the world. The political war going on between Trump supporters and the House/Senate last week spilled over to the environment as a manatee was discovered to be swimming with the word TRUMP on its back. When I first read the article, I was worried that the wor…
 
Researchers are investigating several novel approaches, including gene and stem cell therapy, to meet the challenges of diseases like muscular dystrophy. Recently, Dr Yoshitsugu Aoki of the National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Tokyo and colleagues have summarised the current state of research into using urine-derived stem cells as models an…
 
A clash between fishermen and the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society (SSCS) lead to one dead and one injured after the SSCS ship collided with the fishermen's panga boat and split it in two. Reports of the incident differ on both sides. The fishermen alleged that the Sea Shepherd's ship targeted the panga with the intention of sinking it by collisio…
 
Why do we celebrate the new year on January 1st? In this episode, Rosie discusses how methods of developing calendars and marking time have evolved in different cultures. In our SNPit, Ash takes a look at whether mask-wearing during the COVID-19 pandemic could have a detrimental effect on children's ability to develop emotion-reading skills. Episod…
 
January 1st, 2021 marked the first day of the UN's Decade of the Ocean, where every country will participate to launch programs and collect data to better understand how humans interact with the Ocean and determine how we can all live for a better Ocean. I speak with Talyor Goelz, who works for NOAA and is a KNAUSS Fellow, on her journey to help bu…
 
The MCHH Crew discusses news about how the permafrost layer is melting due to climate change which can have some serious repercussions for coastal areas. MCHH Instagram MCHH Twitter ############################################ Check out the Shows on the Speak Up For Blue Network: Speak Up For The Ocean Blue Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2DTQLOr …
 
Chris Vincent and colleagues have developed a specialist interest in the impacts of serious illness on couples and family life. This gap between available services and their demand is especially important as the major emotional and financial burdens of long term illnesses fall on the family and, in particular, on adult partners. For more on the cou…
 
Dr. Scarlett Smash was bummed when Dr. Craken wanted to discuss the global decrease in the shellfish population, but she realized it had to be discussed. The MCHH Crew talk about how Climate Change plays a role in the decrease and the need for more long term monitoring projects. MCHH Instagram MCHH Twitter ##########################################…
 
Today’s conversation with Ashley Walker discusses the complexities of Saturn’s icy moon, Titan, different space missions, and promoting more Black and Brown people to be in these same spaces during planetary atmospheres. Walker is the co-founder of Black in Chem and tells us the ups and downs with Chemistry and Engineering News. In addition to Blac…
 
There are many problems facing the Ocean today: Overfishing, plastic pollution, climate change are just a few of the major ones. However, there are solutions that are currently being implemented and working in particular parts of the world. Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) are one of those solutions that have helped protect many places from overfishin…
 
Abigail is back to join the MCHH Crew to discuss what we are looking forward to in 2021...for real this time. We aren't getting sidetracked this time around...that much! Some of the things we discuss: 1) How seafood may change in a business model after COVID; and, 2) How the new political administration will change policy. You can join the Mindful …
 
Every year, I like to set goals for 2021. I may not get to all of them, but I like to set up a list of goals to strive to achieve. In today's episode, I will go over the goals that I set out for 2021. Here is a list: 1) More Interviews on The Speak Up For The Ocean Blue Podcast 2) More Diversity with Guests 3) Cover more news 4) Differentiate conte…
 
Dr. Abigail McQuarters-Gollop joins the MCHH Crew where they start to discuss what they are looking forward to in 2021; however, everyone got sidetracked by a great discussion on taking care of your mind and body through Mindful Conservation and Yoga. You can join the Mindful Conservation Conference through this link: https://www.absolutelysmashing…
 
Dr. Hareder McDowell is a dedicated and passionate woman who has researched, worked, and served communities, corporations, and the educational arena’s to ensure that African-American female sexual empowerment and education remains at the forefront of all industries to ensure sexual equality, health, and safety. Dr. McDowell serves as an adjunct pro…
 
FINALLY, 2020 is nearing an end!!! There is hope in the new year from the beginning of the UN's Decade of the Ocean to a new eco-friendlier Presidential Administration. However, we can't have a better future until we learn about the past and this episode is dedicated to looking back at the top 5 downloaded episodes published in 2020. Here is the li…
 
The last part of my conversation with Cait Mizzi involves how to be more ethically- and environmentally-mindful when it comes to your wardrobe. The Fashion industry has been known to have some pretty low standards in developing countries, including child labour and substandard working conditions. The materials in clothes have also changed to be les…
 
Dr. Nathan Robinson joins the MCHH crew to discuss his epic research cruise to record live footage of the Gian Deep Sea Squid in the Gulf of Mexico. MCHH Instagram MCHH Twitter ############################################ Check out the Shows on the Speak Up For Blue Network: Speak Up For The Ocean Blue Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2DTQLOr Spoti…
 
COVID-19 hasn’t just disrupted the “normal” of everyone’s social practices in what we take for granted as “daily life.” The pandemic has also, more granularly, changed the way scientists research and publish; it has changed the way science interfaces with institutions as varied as local governments and cell phone companies; it has changed the way w…
 
Bio is from the time of the interview: Dominique Barnes-Walker is a Licensed Social Work and, an Individual, Couple, and Family Therapist. Dominique works with a wide variety of individuals in therapy but loves working with people of color. She endorses several other skills within the field and as a research assistant, she focuses on engaging Black…
 
Cait Mizzi joins me again for our second part of our conversation on trying to lead a life with less waste. We discuss products that we use every day that come in bad packaging and how I would like to reduce the number of recycling materials I put out once a week as we know many products are not readily recycled. Check out the conversation. Cait's …
 
Mutations that affect the mitochondrial DNA may play a key role in cancers. However, the exact mutations that are involved in cancer are still unknown. Dr Fatimata Mbaye and collaborators, from the University of Dakar in Senegal examined the sequences of two regions of the mitochondrial genome to identify mutations that might serve as biomarkers fo…
 
We strive to live for a better Ocean because it makes our planet healthier. We eat nutritious food because it makes us healthier. Can we have both? Sure. We just need to make a few changes and that can be more difficult than it sounds. Joining me on today's episode (and the next two episodes) is Cait Mizzi, who is a Functional Nutritionist and the …
 
Have you had a DNA test? This week, Ash tells us all about genetic testing, what it is, why you might want to do it, and how not to do it (i.e., why 23andMe is a bad idea). In our SNP, some new research into how both sparrows and humans use wormwood as preventative medicine. Episode sources: Angelina Jolie, Inherited Breast Cancer and the BRCA1 Gen…
 
Baikal seals in Russia using baleen-like teeth to eat small crustaceans called amphipods to account for 20% of their diets in the freshwater lake, Baikal Lake. Register for the Mindful Conservation Conference: https://www.absolutelysmashingllc.com/mindful-conference Want To Talk Oceans? Join the Speak Up For Blue Facebook Group: http://www.speakupf…
 
Dr. Ruthie Arumala is an Ob/Gyn at Texas Hugley Medical Associates in Mansfield, Texas. Dr. Arumala is a young, vibrant physician that provides individualized, comprehensive care to women with a range of Ob/Gyn concerns. Dr. Arumala began her collegiate journey at the University of Maryland College Park where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree…
 
The MCHH Crew discusses a study that monitored Adelie Penguins in Antarctica using an algorithm that maximized the efficiency of the battery life to be able to take drone footage of entire populations of penguins in one flight. Fascinating stuff!!! MCHH Instagram MCHH Twitter ############################################ Check out the Shows on the S…
 
This is the second part of my two-part interview with Jasmine Sanders, Executive Director of Our Climate, an organization that mobilizes youth to speak to elected officials about science-based, climate policy for a livable world. Policy is an important tool to fight the growing contributions to Climate Change. Each person and community feels climat…
 
The MCHH Crew discusses how the State of California and the Federal Government are going to deal with historical dumping on DDT. The DDT leaked from some of their containers and contaminated the water and potentially the sediments. Does it makes sense to clean it all up, or is it better to cap it in a concrete dome? MCHH Instagram MCHH Twitter ####…
 
Jasmine Sanders is the Executive Director of Our Climate, an organization that mobilizes young people to educate elected officials on science-based, equitable climate policy solutions that build a livable world, and she joins me on today's podcast to discuss how her career led her to this position. This interview is a two-part interview. In part 1 …
 
dDid she sell seashells by the seashore? Probably not, but she did sell fossils. This week, Rosie takes a look at the life and legacy of pioneering paleontologist Mary Anning, who made a name for herself in the male-dominated geological spaces of the early 19th century through her incredible discoveries of Jurassic-age fossils. In our SNP, Ash disc…
 
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