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The podcast that talks about research without any gobbledygook. We will be having conversations with researchers who will discuss the work they are doing, looking at why this research is important and asking how did they get into this field. We hope that it will be informative and interesting and bring a bit of the academic world into the real world.

The podcast that talks about research without any gobbledygook. We will be having conversations with researchers who will discuss the work they are doing, looking at why this research is important and asking how did they get into this field. We hope that it will be informative and interesting and bring a bit of the academic world into the real world.
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United Kingdom

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The podcast that talks about research without any gobbledygook. We will be having conversations with researchers who will discuss the work they are doing, looking at why this research is important and asking how did they get into this field. We hope that it will be informative and interesting and bring a bit of the academic world into the real world.

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English

Contact:

07807338661


Episodes

Anti-Waffle Podcast with Dr Kath Woolf

6/5/2019
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If you’re thinking about applying to medical school in the UK, but don’t know where to start looking, then this could be the podcast for you. In it Dr Kath Woolf tell us about her ongoing research, looking at who in society becomes a Doctor and who doesn’t - and why. She investigates how different medical schools prepare trainees for work in the NHS, and how that affects the type of Doctor they later become. She finds that people from underrepresented backgrounds, for example, those without...

Duration:00:36:15

Anti-Waffle Podcast with Dr Ilan Kelman

5/22/2019
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How can individual efforts in our everyday lives mitigate disaster risk for the collective? And what major structural barriers obstruct the facilitation of disaster prevention at a grander scale? In this episode Dr Ilan Kelman talks through some examples and introduces us to his unique research; where diplomacy bridges disaster-risk reduction, global health and climate change. We learn, amongst other things, why llan and colleagues believe the phrase ‘natural disaster’ should be phased out...

Duration:00:36:37

Anti-Waffle Podcast with Dr Jo Santini UCL

9/6/2018
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Dr Joanne Santini is a Reader in Microbiology at UCL. Listen to Dr Santini discuss her fascinating research in detecting arsenic in drinking water in Bangladesh, her passion for microorganisms, how she uses art to demonstrate her work and how she got to be a reader at UCL.

Duration:00:23:34

Anti-Waffle Podcast with Professor Peter Rich

8/17/2018
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Prof Peter Rich is Professor of Bioenergetics at UCL. He is interested in energy and how we get energy in our bodies. Prof Rich and his team are looking at the enzyme in our bodies responsible for using the oxygen we breathe and they are trying to understand how this enzyme works and the consequences of any malfunctions. They use very advanced technology to look at this enzyme and use this technology for making simple new devices to go into hospitals for medical diagnostic purposes. In...

Duration:00:27:21

Jenny Shand AntiWaffle Podcast

7/30/2018
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Jenny Shand is Director, UCLPartners & Executive Lead, Care City. She is responsible for integrated care and supporting the development of Accountable Care Organisations (ACOs), with a particular focus on frailty, services for older people, and support for carers (informal and formal). Listen to Jenny talking about her recent research about unpaid carers accessing training.

Duration:00:31:41

AntiWaffle Podcast with Prof John Christodoulou

7/13/2018
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This podcast we talk to Professor John Christodoulou Professor in Biological NMR Spectroscopy and Director of ISMB Biomolecular NMR Facility. We had a fascinating conversation with John discussing his research, talking about his passion for the amazing world of molecular biology and how he was inspired to work in this area.

Duration:00:40:45

AntiWaffle Podcast with Prof Helen Chatterjee

6/29/2018
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This podcast we speak to Prof Helen Chatterjee, Professor of Biology at UCL Culture at University College London. We discuss her research and work involving gibbons, the disastrous effect of palm oil, and the effect it is having on wildlife. We also discuss her other work involving museums and healthcare and bringing artefacts to patients and improving welfare.

Duration:00:46:50