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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

73. Skateboarding: Social Impact, Park Design & More w/ Dr. Iain Borden

6/14/2019
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Dr. Iain Borden is a Professor at University College London (London, UK) in Architecture and Urban Culture. His research interests include how architecture and cities are experienced and re-used by the public. The blog post for this episode can be found at prof-talks.com.

Duration:00:34:00

72. Integrating Technology into the Classroom w/ Prof Stephanie Castilla

6/12/2019
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Prof Stephanie Castilla is an Adjunct Professor at the Rhode Island School of Design (Providence, RI, USA) in Industrial Design. Her research interests include integrating technology into K-12 education. The blog post for this episode can be found at prof-talks.com.

Duration:00:35:07

71. Using Fossils to Understand the Evolution of Animals w/ Dr. Javier Ortega-Hernández

6/11/2019
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Dr. Javier Ortega-Hernández is an Assistant Professor at Harvard University (Cambridge, MA, USA) in Organismic and Evolutionary Biology. His research interests include the evolution of major animal groups during the Paleozoic era (about 541 million years ago to 251 million years ago). The blog post for this episode can be found at prof-talks.com.

Duration:00:37:16

71. Curing Diseases and Improving Drugs with Light w/ Dr. Jennifer Dionne

6/8/2019
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Dr. Jennifer Dionne is an Associate Professor at Stanford University (Stanford, CA, USA) in Materials Science and Engineering. Her research interests include developing new optical materials and microscopies. The blog post for this episode can be found at prof-talks.com.

Duration:00:35:05

70. Communication Strategies to Cope with Cancer & HIV w/ Dr. Erin Donovan

6/7/2019
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Dr. Erin Donovan is an Associate Professor at the University of Texas at Austin (Austin, TX, USA) in Communication Studies. Her research interests include health communication, disclosure, avoidance, and uncertainty. The blog post for this episode can be found at prof-talks.com.

Duration:00:34:23

69. Reducing Food Waste & Improving Food Safety w/ Dr. Julie Goddard

6/6/2019
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Dr. Julie Goddard is an Associate Professor at Cornell University (Ithaca, NY, USA) in Food Science. Her research interests include biomaterials and biointerfaces in food and agriculture. Her work is funded in part by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The blog post for this episode can be found at prof-talks.com.

Duration:00:32:25

68. Sports: Environmental Impact, International Development & Activism w/ Dr. Simon Darnell

6/4/2019
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Dr. Simon Darnell is an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto (Toronto, ON, Canada) in Kinesiology. His research interests include sociology of sport and physical activity, and social movements and activism in sport. The blog post for this episode can be found at prof-talks.com.

Duration:00:37:00

67. Timber Buildings: Advantages, Techniques & Reducing Vibrations w/ Dr. Christian Málaga-Chuquitaype

6/3/2019
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Dr. Christian Málaga-Chuquitaype is a Senior Lecturer at Imperial College London (London, UK) in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. His research interests include structural timber engineering, and earthquake engineering. The blog post for this episode can be found at prof-talks.com.

Duration:00:29:09

66. Carbon Tax and Oil Pipeline Debates in Canada w/ Dr. Kathryn Harrison

6/2/2019
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Dr. Kathryn Harrison is a Professor at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver, BC, Canada) in Political Science. Her research interests include environmental, climate, and energy policy. The blog post for this episode can be found at prof-talks.com.

Duration:00:27:47

65. Reducing Human-Wildlife Conflicts w/ Dr. Paul Curtis

5/29/2019
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Dr. Paul Curtis is a Professor at Cornell University (Ithaca, NY, USA) in Wildlife Science. His research interests include reducing human-wildlife conflicts in agricultural and suburban landscapes. The blog post for this episode can be found at prof-talks.com.

Duration:00:24:46

64. Corporate Social Responsibility in Sports w/ Dr. Kathy Babiak

5/26/2019
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Dr. Kathy Babiak is an Associate Professor at the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI, USA) in Sport Management. Her research interests include corporate social responsibility activities of professional sport organizations. The blog post for this episode can be found at prof-talks.com.

Duration:00:39:00

63. Urbanization in the Global South w/ Dr. Eric Sheppard

5/25/2019
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Dr. Eric Sheppard is the Alexander von Humboldt Professor at UCLA (Los Angeles, CA, USA) in Geography. His research interests include uneven geographies of globalization, and urbanization in the global South. The blog post for this episode can be found at prof-talks.com.

Duration:00:25:40

62. The State of California’s Water Resources w/ Dr. Ellen Bruno

5/24/2019
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Dr. Ellen Bruno is a Cooperative Extension Specialist at UC Berkeley (Berkeley, CA, USA) in Agricultural and Resource Economics. Her research interests include agricultural and natural resources policy. The blog post for this episode can be found at prof-talks.com.

Duration:00:30:09

61. Environmental History of India w/ Dr. Vinita Damodaran

5/23/2019
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Dr. Vinita Damodaran is a Professor at the University of Sussex (Brighton, UK) in South Asian History. Her research interests include climate change, environmental history, and sustainable development dialogues in the global South. The blog post for this episode can be found at prof-talks.com.

Duration:00:28:34

60. Designing Vehicles & Habitats for Mars w/ Prof Michael Lye

5/22/2019
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Prof Michael Lye is a Senior Critic & NASA Coordinator at the Rhode Island School of Design (Providence, RI, USA) in Industrial Design. His research interests include human-centered design for transportation and healthcare. The blog post for this episode can be found at prof-talks.com.

Duration:00:43:45

59. Outdoor Education: Recent Emergence, Benefits & Training Teachers w/ Dr. Hartley Banack

5/21/2019
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Dr. Hartley Banack is a Lecturer at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver, BC, Canada) in Education. His research interests include outdoor and experiential education, curriculum development, and early childhood education. The blog post for this episode can be found at prof-talks.com.

Duration:00:31:05

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