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Restoring Eyesight, Stroke Survivor Recovery, Deciphering Thunderstorm Asthma, Butterflies in Rain

Dr Natalie Fini PhD, Senior Research Fellow, NHMRC Emerging Leadership Fellow Physiotherapy, University of Melbourne shares insights from her work which focuses on a tailored, targeted physical activity program co-designed with a team…


B cells, P waves and sound rage

How do you amplify an immune response, analyse an earthquake or explain your irrational rage at people’s mouth noise? This week Dr Shane, Dr Susi, Dr Ray and Dr Graci dive in and…


Eating disorders, malaria causing parasites and infectious diseases

Dr Shane is joined in the studio by regular co-hosts Chris KP and Dr Ray, sharing their science news of the week. This week’s guests are Gabriel Lubieniecki, a PhD candidate in the…


Forensic Anthropology, Psychotic Disorders, Cognitive Health

Dr Shane is joined by co-hosts, Dr Jen Martin and Dr Euan Ritchie. PhD Candidate Isabella Crebert from the University of Newcastle talks about forensic anthropology; PhD Candidate Nicholas Cheng from Monash University…


Antimicrobial Peptides, Cancer and Cognition, Rain in the U.A.E.

Presenter Dr Shane is joined by Drs Allie and Linden for the latest science news. Dr Darren Haywood, postdoctoral research fellow in the Faculty of Health at the University of Technology Sydney investigates…


20 PHD students in 20 minutes special

Dr Shane is joined by EAGG regulars Chris KP and Suzi, and 20 special guests as part of the ‘20 PHD Students in 20 minutes’ program.

A wide range of expertise and insight…


Scikus, Near Earth Object and Day of Immunology

Dr. Jen and Dr. Shane host a celebration for the Day of Immunology with three distinguished guests. First, Lauren Howson from WEHI's Immunology Division delves into the roles of "unconventional" immune cells in…


Daylight saving madness!

Hosts: Dr Lyndon, Dr Ailee and Dr Shane
News Items: Bird family tree, Outdated Science, The Solar Eclipse, NEOWISE 

Guests this week include Chris Swain is a Victorian Cancer Agency Early Carrer Fellow…


Atrial Fibrillation, Plasmalogens, Urban Moths, Science Comedy Event

Dr Kim Way PhD, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, dives into the complexities of atrial fibrillation, a heart condition; Dr Yow Keat Tham, Group Leader, Metabolomics Laboratory, Baker Institute discusses…


Big brain surgery, big health data and big math to model disease

Organic farming is better for the planet, right? This week Dr Shane, Dr Ray and Dr Scarlett (with Dr Gracie beaming in from the USA) learn that the answer is mostly yes, but…

About this program

Exploring the wonders of science and its impact on the world. Dissection and discussion of science and science issues made digestible for public consumption.

Regular presenters:

  • ChrisKP
  • Dr Jen
  • Dr Euan
  • Dr Ray
  • Dr Laura
  • Dr Ailie
  • Dr Linden
  • Dr Lauren
  • Dr Scarlett

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Listen to Dr Shane's 'Chat with a Nobel Laureate' at a University of Melbourne-Comprehensive Cancer PhD Program event.

Dr Shane chats with Psychologist Emma-Rose Parsons from Spectrum House about teacher and school staff mental health as we approach the start of the school year and a return to face-to-face learning.

The podcast intro and outro theme is Soft Illusion and was generously provided by Andras.