Einstein A Go Go - Sunday 15th September 2019
Dr Lauren, Dr Linden and Dr Shane.
First Guest: Scientia Professor Veena Sahajwalla, Australian Research Council Laureate Fellow Director, ARC Green Manufacturing Research Hub Director, Centre for Sustainable Materials Research and Technology UNSW. “Revolutionising recycling science to enable global industries to safely utilise toxic and complex wastes as low cost alternatives to virgin raw materials and fossil fuels”
Second Guest: Dr Alessandra Sutti, Deakin University’s Institute for Frontier Materials. Deakin materials scientists are exploring the possibilities of manufacturing artificial bones and medical tissues from materials that would usually have ended up in landfill, in a bid to combat the waste crisis now gripping Victoria.
Third Guest: Dr Ceecee Zhang, Vision Sciences, University of Melbourne.
My work focusses on the neuroprotective effects of omega-3 fatty acids for improving peripheral nerve health in diabetes, and how this is translated through the cornea - the clear and transparent tissue in the front of the eye.
Science news: Free climate art/science event at Coburg Library 20th & 21st, University Of Tasmania win the Ignoble Prize for getting to the bottom of cubic wombat poo, Extending the Liver Transplant golden 9 hours to 27, External pain measurements of the frontal lobe.
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Dissection and discussion of science and science issues made digestible for public consumption.
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Listen to Dr Shane's 'Chat with a Nobel Laureate' at a University of Melbourne-Comprehensive Cancer PhD Program event.
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