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Interviewing university professors about their unique research.

Interviewing university professors about their unique research.
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Canada

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Interviewing university professors about their unique research.

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English


Episodes

31. Whale Culture w/ Dr. Hal Whitehead

4/21/2019
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Dr. Hal Whitehead is a Professor at Dalhousie University (Halifax, NS, Canada) in Biology. His research interests include the behaviour, ecology, and conservation of whales. The blog post for this episode can be found at prof-talks.com.

Duration:00:29:59

30. Climate Change, Livestock Production & More w/ Dr. Ryan Katz-Rosene

4/20/2019
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Dr. Ryan Katz-Rosene is an Assistant Professor at the University of Ottawa (Ottawa, ON, Canada) in Political Studies. His research interests include climate change, sustainable agriculture, and sustainable transportation. The blog post for this episode can be found at prof-talks.com.

Duration:00:47:28

29. Artificial Intelligence: Gaming & Multi-Agent Systems w/ Dr. Jörg Denzinger

4/19/2019
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Dr. Jörg Denzinger is an Associate Professor at the University of Calgary (Calgary, AB, Canada) in Computer Science. His research interests include artificial intelligence and games, multi-agent systems, and knowledge-based search. The blog post for this episode can be found at prof-talks.com.

Duration:00:42:41

28. Evolution & Spread of Infectious Disease w/ Dr. Jonathan Dushoff

4/18/2019
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Dr. Jonathan Dushoff is a Professor at McMaster University (Hamilton, ON, Canada) in Biology. His research interests include theoretical, statistical, and computational approaches to understanding the evolution and spread of infectious diseases. The blog post for this episode can be found at prof-talks.com.

Duration:00:28:57

27. Urban Planning: Informal Settlements & Conflict w/ Dr. Jota Samper

4/17/2019
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Dr. Jota Samper is an Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado (Boulder, CO, USA) in Environmental Design. His research interests include sustainable urban growth, and the intersection between urban informality (slums) and urban violent conflict. The blog post for this episode can be found at prof-talks.com.

Duration:00:28:58

26. Cannabis: Opportunities After Legalization & The Endocannabinoid System w/ Dr. Robert Laprairie

4/16/2019
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Dr. Robert Laprairie is an Assistant Professor at the University of Saskatchewan (Saskatoon, SK, Canada) in Pharmacy and Nutrition. His research interests include the endocannabinoid system and the type 1 cannabinoid receptor. The blog post for this episode can be found at prof-talks.com.

Duration:00:26:27

25. Virtual Reality & Gaming for Earth Sciences w/ Dr. Sebnem Duzgun

4/15/2019
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Dr. Sebnem Duzgun is the Fred Banfield Distinguished Endowed Chair & Professor at the Colorado School of Mines (Golden, CO, USA) in Mining Engineering. Her research interests include virtual reality and gaming for earth sciences, and uncertainty analysis and risk assessment for rock slopes. The blog post for this episode can be found at prof-talks.com.

Duration:00:34:00

24. Planet Formation & Telescope Tech w/ Dr. Ruobing Dong

4/14/2019
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Dr. Ruobing Dong is an Assistant Professor at the University of Victoria (Victoria, BC, Canada) in Physics & Astronomy. His research interests include planet formation. The blog post for this episode can be found at prof-talks.com.

Duration:00:32:04

23. Improving Urban Quality w/ Dr. Jill Blakley

4/13/2019
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Dr. Jill Blakley is an Associate Professor at the University of Saskatchewan (Saskatoon, SK, Canada) in Geography & Planning. Her research interests include urban quality, environmental management frameworks, and strategic environment assessment. The blog post for this episode can be found at prof-talks.com.

Duration:00:33:46

22. Flexible & Printable Electronics: The Power of Organic Materials w/ Dr. Hany Aziz

4/12/2019
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Dr. Hany Aziz is a Professor at the University of Waterloo (Waterloo, ON, Canada) in Electrical and Computer Engineering. His research interests include organic electronic and optoelectronic materials and devices, and flexible and printable electronics. The blog post for this episode can be found at prof-talks.com.

Duration:00:25:39

21. Social Relationships Among Wild Chimpanzees w/ Dr. Zarin Machanda

4/11/2019
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Dr. Zarin Machanda is an Assistant Professor at Tufts University (Medford, MA, USA) in Anthropology. Her research interests include understanding the factors that shape the quality and development of social relationships among wild chimpanzees. The blog post for this episode can be found at prof-talks.com.

Duration:00:43:13

20. Open Innovation & Crowdsourcing Software Development w/ Dr. Guenther Ruhe

4/10/2019
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Dr. Guenther Ruhe is a Professor at the University of Calgary (Calgary, AB, Canada) in Electrical and Computer Engineering. His research interests include software project management, open innovation, and crowdsourcing. The blog post for this episode can be found at prof-talks.com.

Duration:00:34:10

19. 3D Seismic Imaging of Earthquakes & Volcanoes w/ Dr. Cliff Thurber

4/9/2019
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Dr. Cliff Thurber is a Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (Madison, WI, USA) in Geoscience. His research interests include 3D seismic imaging with application to fault zones, volcanoes, and subduction zones. The blog post for this episode can be found at prof-talks.com.

Duration:00:38:48

18. Meditative Movement for Chronic Pain w/ Dr. Jana Sawynok

4/8/2019
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Dr. Jana Sawynok is a Professor at Dalhousie University (Halifax, NS, Canada) in Pharmacology. Her research interests include pain management, qigong for chronic pain, and topical analgesics. The blog post for this episode can be found at prof-talks.com.

Duration:00:29:47

17. Increasing Crop Productivity & Producing Biofuels w/ Dr. Steve Long

4/7/2019
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Dr. Steve Long is the Ikenberry University Endowed Chair at the University of Illinois (Champaign, IL, USA) in Plant Biology and Crop Sciences. His research interests include bioengineering the photosynthesis process in crops to achieve higher productivity, sustainability, and adaption to climate change. The blog post for this episode can be found at prof-talks.com.

Duration:00:37:40

16. World History, Globalization & the Evolution of Religion w/ Dr. Luke Clossey

4/6/2019
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Dr. Luke Clossey is an Associate Professor at Simon Fraser University (Burnaby, BC, Canada) in History. His research interests include early-modern world history, with a focus on religion and globalization. The blog post for this episode can be found at prof-talks.com.

Duration:00:30:06

15. Wildland Fires: Causes & Management Strategies w/ Dr. Mike Flannigan

4/5/2019
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Dr. Mike Flannigan is a Professor at the University of Alberta (Edmonton, AB, Canada) in Wildland Fire. His research interests include fire and weather/climate interactions, including the potential impact of climatic change, lightning-ignited forest fires, landscape fire modelling and interactions between vegetation, fire, and weather. The blog post for this episode can be found at … Continue reading 15. Wildland Fires: Causes & Management Strategies w/ Dr. Mike Flannigan

Duration:00:27:39

14. Future of Media, Cities & Design w/ Prof Greg Van Alstyne

4/4/2019
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Prof Greg Van Alstyne is an Associate Professor at OCAD University (Toronto, ON, Canada) in Design. His research interests include design and emergence in innovation ecosystems, and the future of digital media and the book. The blog post for this episode can be found at prof-talks.com.

Duration:00:38:02

13. Bio-Inspired Design, Architectural Robotics & More w/ Prof David Correa

4/3/2019
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Prof David Correa is an Assistant Professor at the University of Waterloo (Waterloo, ON, Canada) in Architecture. His research interests include bio-materials, 4-D printing, bio-inspired design, and advanced fabrication. The blog post for this episode can be found at prof-talks.com.

Duration:00:44:24

12. GMOs & Gene Edited Foods w/ Dr. Henry An

4/2/2019
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Dr. Henry An is an Associate Professor at the University of Alberta (Edmonton, AB, Canada) in Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology. His research interests include agricultural technology adoption and disadoption, and consumer demand for genetically modified foods. The blog post for this episode can be found at prof-talks.com.

Duration:00:29:14