Archive for the 'Other' Category

BM200 – Jamali Kigotho – Rooftop Wind Turbines

Sunday, August 22nd, 2021

In this episode, I speak to engineering student Jamali Kigotho, who talks about his work on designing rooftop wind turbines for residential areas, how it would work and the possibilities around this. Download MP3 of Ep 200

199 – Luke Steller – Does Venus have conditions for life?

Monday, March 15th, 2021

In this episode, PhD student Luke Steller returns to talk to us about Venus and the asteroid Bennu. We discuss: * What does the discovery of Phosphene on Venus mean? * What creates Phosphene? * Could life exist on Venus, and how could life arrive on Venus? * Could life evolve on Venus itself? * […]

198 – Luke Steller – What are the ingredients of life?

Wednesday, December 30th, 2020

In this episode, I talk to Luke Steller, who is a PhD candidate at the Australian Centre for Astrobiology at the University of New South Wales. I spoke to Luke about: – Luke’s background – How he became interested in astrobiology – Ancient life on Earth – How understanding ancient life on Earth influences the […]

197 – Dr Onisha Patel – Structural Biology & Superstars of STEM

Sunday, October 25th, 2020

In this episode, I talk to Dr Onisha Patel, who is a structural biologist at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research (WEHI) in Melbourne, Australia I speak to her about: – How she got into science from her interest in art – What inspired her growing up – Structural Biology and what […]

196 – Monash Solar Decathlon Team

Sunday, September 27th, 2020

In this episode, I talk to Bec Lin, Shiyen Perera and Cyndy Li from Monash University who are all part of the Monash Solar Decathlon Team, and took part in the US Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Design Challenge. I speak to them about: – Their backgrounds – The Monash Solar Decathlon Team itself – […]

195 – Dr Dyani Lewis – Studying Chlamydia

Saturday, September 5th, 2020

In this episode, I speak to Dr Dyani Lewis on the research work she is undertaking as part of a larger team in studying chlamydia Download MP3 of Ep 195 Become a Patreon

194 – David Lee – Coding Skills at School

Sunday, July 19th, 2020

In today’s episode I talk to Davie Lee, a technology professional who has started up a programme to work with schools to help teach coding skills. The things we talk about include: David’s background What David’s aim was with GI Jamie The skills that coding can help you learn The great things David has seen […]

193 – Troy Love – Humour in Lockdown

Sunday, May 17th, 2020

In today’s episode I talk to Troy Love, from Great Talk and Humour Australia about the importance of humour and happiness The things we talk about include: How Troy got into his current line of work Dealing with the corporate environment when it comes to humour The value of humour to people How to use […]

192 – Dr Karen Lewis – Discovering Moons Around Extra Solar Planets

Thursday, March 19th, 2020

In today’s episode, I speak to Dr Karen Lewis about her research into looking for moons around extra solar planets. Download MP3 of Ep 192

191 – Jamali Kigotho – Sustainability in Kenya

Friday, January 10th, 2020

In today’s episode, I speak to award winning Science & Engineering Monash University student, Jamali Kigotho on his keen interest in sustainability in Africa, along with a few other things! We discuss: – His background – His interest in science and engineering – The work he has done in Kenya in looking at sustainable solutions […]