Archive for January, 2010

108 – Is Intelligent Life Common in the Universe?

Sunday, January 31st, 2010

A question that everyone asks at some point is – are we alone? We’ve all heard about the Drake Equation, and have had chats about our place in the universe with friends. In this episode, Dr Allie Ford hosts a debate between Professor John Lattanzio and Ms Marion Anderson from Monash University on the topic […]

107 – Dr Yin Paradies – The Effects of Racism

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

In this episode I speak to Dr Yin Paradies, who is a senior research fellow at the University of Melbourne. Yin’s research focuses on the health, social and economic effects of racism as well as anti-racism theory, policy and practice. In this interview, some of the topics we talk about include: – What are some […]

Borders poster

Friday, January 22nd, 2010

(Carlton, Victoria, Australia)

106 – Dr Owen Carter – Research into the Ultraviolet Index

Wednesday, January 20th, 2010

We have all heard of the ultraviolet index in weather reports. What is it? What does it mean to the lay person? What is the average person’s perception of the ultraviolet index? I talk to Dr Owen Carter from the CBRCC and Curtin University in Western Australia about his research into this area. – Who […]

Brains Matter Live Show

Saturday, January 16th, 2010

Hi all, The Brains Matter Podcast will have its first live show early next month. So if you’re in Melbourne, Australia and want to come and watch and be part of the first live show, you’re more than welcome to come along. Date: Saturday 13 February, 2010 Time: 14:00 Location: Borders Bookstore, 380 Lygon St, […]

Drinking with Aliens..

Thursday, January 14th, 2010

The Brains Matter interview with Dr Allie Ford from Monash Uni (highlights version for 365 DoA) was featured on Diffusion Science Radio this week.