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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

58. The Incredible World of Deep-Sea Microorganisms w/ Dr. Peter Girguis

5/20/2019
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Dr. Peter Girguis is a Professor at Harvard University (Cambridge, MA, USA) in Organismic and Evolutionary Biology. His research interests include physiology and biochemistry of deep-sea microorganisms. The blog post for this episode can be found at prof-talks.com.

Duration:00:34:59

57. Emotions & Religion: Betrayal, Grief & Mormonism w/ Dr. Douglas Davies

5/17/2019
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Dr. Douglas Davies is a Professor at Durham University (Durham, UK) in Theology and Religion. His research interests include the Mormon religion, emotions, death, and ritual. The blog post for this episode can be found at prof-talks.com.

Duration:00:36:44

56. Productivity & Innovation in Italy Post-WWII w/ Dr. Michela Giorcelli

5/16/2019
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Dr. Michela Giorcelli is an Assistant Professor at UCLA (Los Angeles, CA, USA) in Economics. Her research interests include the determinants of productivity and innovation in the 20th century. The blog post for this episode can be found at prof-talks.com.

Duration:00:30:01

55. Branding: Stories from Working with Oprah to the Growth of eMarketing w/ Prof Joan Abraham

5/15/2019
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Prof Joan Abraham is a Lecturer at the Parsons School of Design (New York City, NY, USA) in Marketing. Her research interests include advertising, branding, and fashion marketing. The blog post for this episode can be found at prof-talks.com.

Duration:00:41:09

54. Environmental History of Toronto, Canada w/ Dr. Jennifer Bonnell

5/14/2019
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Dr. Jennifer Bonnell is an Assistant Professor at York University (Toronto, ON, Canada) in History. Her research interests include the environmental history of Toronto, biodiversity and environmental change in Canada, and museums, commemoration, and public history. The blog post for this episode can be found at prof-talks.com.

Duration:00:35:05

53. Global Health: How an Economist Ended Up Delivering Healthcare in Madagascar w/ Dr. Matthew Bonds

5/13/2019
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Dr. Matthew Bonds is an Assistant Professor at Harvard University (Cambridge, MA, USA) in Global Health and Social Medicine. His research interests include the science of implementing global health delivery systems. The blog post for this episode can be found at prof-talks.com.

Duration:00:45:56

52. Marketing: Tapping into Social Media & Big Data w/ Dr. Abhishek Borah

5/12/2019
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Dr. Abhishek Borah is an Assistant Professor at INSEAD (Fontainebleau, France) in Marketing. His research interests include how firms can use social media and big data to create customer value. The blog post for this episode can be found at prof-talks.com.

Duration:00:32:57

51. Latin Literature: Romantic Comedies & Translation Challenges w/ Dr. Wolfgang de Melo

5/11/2019
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Dr. Wolfgang de Melo is a Professor at the University of Oxford (Oxford, UK) in Classics and Linguistics. His research interests include Plautus and the language of Roman comedy, and Varro’s De lingua Latina (our first large-scale grammar of Latin). The blog post for this episode can be found at prof-talks.com.

Duration:00:30:14

50. AI Education & Smart Toy Design w/ Prof Stefania Druga

5/10/2019
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Prof Stefania Druga is an Adjunct Professor at the Rhode Island School of Design (Providence, RI, USA) in Industrial Design. Her research interests include artificial intelligence education. The blog post for this episode can be found at prof-talks.com.

Duration:00:37:32

49. Innovating Medical Imaging: Heart Surgery, Deep Learning & Pioneering CT Scans w/ Dr. Terry Peters

5/9/2019
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Dr. Terry Peters is a Professor at Western University (London, ON, Canada) in Medical Biophysics. His research interests include image-guided surgery, virtual reality, and brain imaging. The blog post for this episode can be found at prof-talks.com.

Duration:00:26:25

48. Asteroids: Hazard to Earth, Resource Mining & More w/ Dr. Richard Binzel

5/8/2019
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Dr. Richard Binzel is a Professor at MIT (Cambridge, MA, USA) in Planetary Sciences. His research interests include asteroids and Pluto. The blog post for this episode can be found at prof-talks.com.

Duration:00:32:47

47. Sustainable Mine Development w/ Dr. Roussos Dimitrakopoulos

5/6/2019
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Dr. Roussos Dimitrakopoulos is a Professor at McGill University (Montreal, QC, Canada) in Mining Engineering. His research interests include sustainable mineral resource development, and stochastic mine optimization. The blog post for this episode can be found at prof-talks.com.

Duration:00:35:56

46. Internet of Things & Other Aspects of Future Building Design w/ Dr. Paul Chan

5/5/2019
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Dr. Paul Chan is a Professor at Delft University of Technology (Delft, Netherlands) in Design and Construction Management. His research interests include how future work processes and technologies are going to shape better built environments. The blog post for this episode can be found at prof-talks.com.

Duration:00:26:39

45. Opioids: Addiction, Recovering & Alternatives w/ Dr. Peggy Compton

5/4/2019
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Dr. Peggy Compton is an Associate Professor at the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA, USA) in Nursing. Her research interests include addiction in chronic pain patients. The blog post for this episode can be found at prof-talks.com.

Duration:00:29:30

44. How Philosophers & Historians Do Their Work w/ Dr. Michael Strevens

5/3/2019
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Dr. Michael Strevens is a Professor at NYU (New York City, NY, USA) in Philosophy. His research interests include the philosophy of science, and philosophical applications to cognitive science. The blog post for this episode can be found at prof-talks.com.

Duration:00:25:30

43. Internet & Social Media: Impacts on Political Participation, Immigration Attitudes & More w/ Dr. Rodolfo Leyva

5/2/2019
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Dr. Rodolfo Leyva is a Fellow at the London School of Economics (London, UK) in Media and Communications. His research interests include media culture, neoliberalism, and the effects of the Internet on political participation. The blog post for this episode can be found at prof-talks.com.

Duration:00:28:37

42. Gaming: A Tool to Better Understand the Earth w/ Prof Rob Harrap

5/1/2019
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Prof Rob Harrap is an Adjunct Professor at Queen’s University (Kingston, ON, Canada) in Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering. His research interests include how we use our mind and our tools to understand the Earth, such as using game engines, and mobile applications. The blog post for this episode can be found at prof-talks.com.

Duration:00:43:17

41. Colonialism, Capitalism, and Population Issues in the Japanese Empire w/ Dr. Sujin Lee

5/1/2019
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Dr. Sujin Lee is an Assistant Professor at the University of Victoria (Victoria, BC, Canada) in Pacific and Asian Studies. Her research interests include colonialism, capitalism, and population issues in the Japanese Empire. The blog post for this episode can be found at prof-talks.com.

Duration:00:30:41

40. Controlling Deer Overabundance & Plant Invasions w/ Dr. Bernd Blossey

4/30/2019
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Dr. Bernd Blossey is an Associate Professor at Cornell University (Ithaca, NY, USA) in Natural Resources. His research interests include the effects that single and combined multiple stressors (deer, earthworms, and invasive plants) have on species and ecosystems. The blog post for this episode can be found at prof-talks.com.

Duration:00:43:16

39. Digging Up The Past: Ancient Ironworking Sites w/ Dr. Michael Charlton

4/29/2019
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Dr. Michael Charlton is a Lecturer at University College London (London, UK) in Archaeology. His research interests include preindustrial technology, archaeological science, and European archaeology. The blog post for this episode can be found at prof-talks.com.

Duration:00:26:50