Listen to Tall poppies, sustainable materials and the science of knee injuries49:1215 October 2023

Each year the Australian Institute of Policy and Science select the most inspiring young leaders in science and this week Dr Lauren and Dr Shane bring two of the latest cohort to the airwaves!

A/Prof Kate Nguyen from the Innovative Fire and Façade Engineering Group at RMIT is breaking new ground in the development of new building materials that are both sustainable and fire-resistant. In contrast, Dr Adam Culvenor (La Trobe University) is leading new work in the prevention and management of early-onset knee arthritis in young adults following ACL injury and reconstruction.

Listen-in to hear directly from two leaders who will shape a generation of Australian science.

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