Science in a Cup

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Presented by Dr Alexie Papanicolaou of the Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment (Western Sydney University, Australia), Science in a Cup is a short interview-style podcast where a scientist explains one word related to science. Sometimes it is a jargon but more often this is a word we use everyday but scientists may have a different meaning to it.

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Presented by Dr Alexie Papanicolaou of the Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment (Western Sydney University, Australia), Science in a Cup is a short interview-style podcast where a scientist explains one word related to science. Sometimes it is a jargon but more often this is a word we use everyday but scientists may have a different meaning to it.
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2019-05-02 01:03
last episode published
2017-07-03 02:00
publication frequency
22.41 days
Contributors
Alexie Papanicolaou owner   author  
Explicit
false
Number of Episodes
16
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Categories
Education Science & Medicine Natural Sciences Medicine Educational Technology

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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
3.07.2017

Science in a Cup: Forest Health

What is forest health? How do we protect them from invasive species (and what are they?). Dr David Coyle (http://davidcoyle.uga.edu) from the University of Georgia explains!
Alexie author
21.05.2017

Science in a Cup: Conservation Genomics

Who is the new ally for a threatened species, extinct in its southern range? Dr Kerensa McElroy explains to us the value of new DNA technologies for species conservation. In a new crowdfunded collaboration with the Hawkesbury Institute, Kerensa is usin...
Alexie Papanicolaou author
22.01.2017

Science in a Cup: Ecosystem

How do trees and microbes integrate to maximise productivity? Dr Francis Martin from France's INRA (Europe's top agricultural research institute) explains "ecosystem" and how his research institute uses this concept in their business model with the ind...
Alexie Papanicolaou author
8.01.2017

Science in a Cup: Bushfires

Bushfires, or wildfires, are something that citizens of dry places such as Australia and California have to live with every summer. Dr Hamish Clarke explains.
Alexie Papanicolaou author
20.12.2016

Science in a Cup: Drought stress

Dr Markus Nolf explains how trees deal with the stress of drought and avoid embolisms (I had no idea trees had them, but they do!).
Alexie Papanicolaou author
12.12.2016

Science in a Cup: Science

Welcome to the second season of Science in a Cup. In this first episode, our host, Alexie, is giving us his take on the word 'science'!
Alexie Papanicolaou author
11.10.2016

Science in a Cup: Western

Dr Yalin Liao has joined us from the Australian National University with a story about one of the most basic techniques is Life Sciences, Western (blotting).
Alexie Papanicolaou author
4.10.2016

Science in a Cup: Stress

Dr Kay Anantanawat from the Murdoch University and Western Sydney University introduces how fruit flies (such as the pest Queensland fruit fly) perceive and cope with (environmental) stress.
Alexie Papanicolaou author
26.09.2016

Science in a Cup: Communication

Boost your science knowledge with a Science in a Cup: In just a few minutes, HDR candidate Johanna Wong explains how plants and microbes communicate and how she is deciphering their vocabulary!
Alexie Papanicolaou author
12.09.2016

Science in a Cup: Probiotics

Deane Woruba from the Western Sydney University introduces the concept of probiotics, fitness, microbiomes and how his PhD research is helping farmers manage a terrible insect pest (Tephritid fruit flies such as the Queensland fruit fly).
Alexie Papanicolaou author
5.09.2016

Science in a Cup: Metagenomics

Dr Thomas Jeffries from the Western Sydney University introduces the concept of metagenomics, microbiomes and how such research can help understanding human health and climate change.
Alexie Papanicolaou author
29.08.2016

Science in a Cup: Photosynthesis

Dr Alex Watson-Lazowski, a Western Sydney University post-doctoral research fellow, talk to us about photosynthesis and carbon concentrating plants that have adapted to hot and arid climates!
Alexie Papanicolaou author
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Science in a Cup: Rhizosphere

Western Sydney University research lecturer Dr Yolima Carrillo talks about soil and explains what a rhizosphere is and how it affects not only our crops but also our climate!
Alexie author
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Science in a Cup: Agriculture

Robert Mueller, a Western Sydney University doctoral researcher, talks about how a beetle species is an expert farmer: a fungal garden kept disease free with organic pesticides!
Alexie author
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Science in a Cup: Bee

Western Sydney University doctoral researcher Bronwen Roy studies the viruses found in bees. But what is a bee for an Australian scientist?
Alexie author
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Science in a Cup: Symbiosis

Western Sydney University researcher and DECRA Fellow Dr Jonathan Plett is explaining what the word "symbiosis" means for him.
Alexie author