Listen to Volcano Formation, A Long-Lost Tortoise, Aus Mammal of the Year50:2612 June 2022

Dr. Hashini Senaratne, Lead researcher PhD candidate, Monash University, explains developing accessible electronic toolkits to help encourage STEM knowledge, logical thinking and creativity for people living with intellectual disabilities; Dr. Laura Miller from the School of Earth, Atmosphere and Environment at Monash University, talks about the birth of volcanoes and how scientists can figure out what's happening beneath the surface of the Earth; Dr. Euan introduces the wandering salamander and promotes the #AusMammalOfTheYear competition; Dr. Jen stays on the animal theme and leads us to a discovery from an inaccessible volcanic island of the Galapagos of a lone female tortoise - who has recently been found to be a living member of a species thought to be extinct for 100 years! With presenters Dr. Shane, Dr. Euan and Dr. Jen.

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

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

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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.