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Glasgow based science communication group theGIST talk about the latest developments in science and technology.

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The Glasgow Insight into Science and Technology
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2018-03-15 14:24
last episode published
2017-04-27 16:44
publication frequency
91.73 days
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Research, Impact, and the UK Parliament: Interviews

Gabriela De Sousa and Emily May Armstrong interview the speakers at the UK Parliament Outreach and Engagement Service event held in Kelvin Hall, Glasgow. Listen to Dr Caroline Kenny, Dr Phil Larkin, and Simon Wakefield discuss how research is used to i...
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TEDxUniversityofGlasgow 2017 Podcast

Listen to Gabriela De Sousa discuss our coverage of TEDxGlasgow 2017 and listen to exclusive interviews with Richard Murchie and TEDxGlasgow's prestigious guests.
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Where General Relativity Meets Quantum Physics: The Bose-Einstein Condensate

Listen to Aidan McFadden and Richard Murchie’s interview with Strathclyde University’s Dr. Oi. Dr. Oi researches Bose Einstein Condensate’s in order to shed light on how gravitation and quantum mechanics interact.   Feature image credit: DonkeyHotey vi...
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Podcast 13: TEDxUniversityofGlasgow Launch

theGIST was invited to attend the TEDxUniversityofGlasgow launch event. Tune in to hear our coverage of the event, including interviews with speakers and attendees.
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Podcast 12: TheGIST& Naturally Speaking – Canadian Wildlife Health Cooperative

This is the first in our series of joint podcasts with the Glasgow University Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine’s Naturally Speaking podcast. In this episode, we interviewed the former director of the Canadian Wildlife H...
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Podcast 11: Parapsychology

Skepticism can be a scientist’s best friend or their worst enemy, depending on how it’s applied. In this podcast, we speak to Dr. Caroline Watt, a Parapsychologist from the University of Edinburgh about how the skeptical mindset of scientists and much ...
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Podcast 10: Solar Sail Space Travel

Avast ye GISTers an’ set yer compass for the stARRs!Today, first mates Josh Marsh and Aidan McFadden traverse the choppy seas of… space? With Dr. – I mean, Cpt. – Matteo Ceriotti from the University of Glasgow at the mast, they aim to explore the poten...
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Podcast 9: Bridging the Gap Between Science and the Public

Our Explorathon Podcast is here! In this episode, Emilie, Barry and Josh travel a path of discovery to learn the importance of science communication. Helping them along the way are Jamie Gallagher, Joanne Dempster, Susie Mitchell, Zara Gladman, Ian Sco...
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Podcast 8: Explorathon – The Value of Suffering

Josh and Barry deliver another Science Bite from this year’s Explorathon event with the help of Dr. Jennifer Corns, a philosopher at the University of Glasgow. This time, we’re taking a journey into the mind to find out what benefits there might be to ...
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Podcast 7: Explorathon – Parasite Modelling

Hot and fresh out the oven, it's our second Science Bite from this year's Explorathon! This week, Josh, Sydney and Emilie chat to Fiona Achcar about using computers to model parasites and find their weak spots!
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Podcast episode 6: Explorathon – LiFi

Join Josh and Sydney – two of our newest GISTers – for the first in our short series of Explorathon 2014 flavoured science bites. Together, they talk to Stefan Videv from the University of Edinburgh about LiFi – an ambitious project which aims to to tu...
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