Are awards really the best way to highlight great science? This week we talk about science awards and science the shit out of ordering a drink at a bar. Our unwitting sponsor this week is Fludeoxyglucose drinks - listen and you'll find out what this is!
How much of science is plagiarised? PhD theses of public figures are being examined by an independent group for plagiarism. Would yours pass the test? We also science the shit out of arguments. Our unwitting sponsor this week is Dr Christopher T Gibson's ice cream for breakfast.
How would you make science better? Well, Alan Finkle (Australia's Chief Scientist) published his thoughts and we tear it apart! We also science the shit out of thank you notes. Our unwitting sponsor this week is Axon Instruments Inc.
Is the research paper dead? How would you make it better? This week we talk the future of research papers, and science the shit out of getting politicians to listen! Also, Gibbo hosts...kind of. Out unwitting sponsor is Andy's science workshops.
What can startups teach research? This week Andy, Cameron and Chris have lots of exciting news and Andy tell's us about what he learnt during his start up tour of the US and how it can be used by researchers. They also science the shit out of beer. Our unwitting sponsor this week is Pocket Conference! - Andy's start up!
Did you know about the massive amount of money given to universities in the form of block grants? This week join Andy, Cameron and T-bag as they talk about the huge amount of money governments give to research and play a brand new game - Science Heads. Also, we find out how Chris eats crunchies - it's equal parts interesting and disgusting. This week unwitting sponsor is Facebook.
Did you know that all that paper writing is killing more than just your will to live? This week we are joined by Physiotherapist Lauren Shearer who gives us some advice for staying fit and healthy so we can kick those academic goals. We also science the shit out of shopping and settle a long-standing dispute -Is life better with crunchy or smooth peanut butter? Our unwitting sponsor for the week is The Quit Sitting Campaign!
If you're an expert in one field is it easier to be well informed in another? Or do you fall in the same traps as everyione else? This week we work out if science would be a vegetarian, discuss how experts form opinions and we science the shit out of BBQ's. Our unwitting sponsor for the week is Nespresso.
This week we are joined by Dr Rachel Sparks from Stanford University! That's right, the proper one! Rachel gives you some insider tips on grant writing and making sure you have the best chance possible in landing a big one! Also we science the shit out of Bad Driving...
Thank you, our listeners, for a fantastic year. The end of the year is a great time to reflect on the things you've achieved this year. Academia can be tough but let us know what you are proud of! We also science the shit out of giving presents...just in time for Xmas!
This week we discuss binge-watching and Cameron talks all about his massive science fail... We also, mix it up with a new game - Love, marry or kill. There's so much awesome in this episode! This week's unwitting sponsor is The Canadian Lightsource.
This week we help you all get lovely sciencey jobs! We also science the shit out of gardening and ask if science likes being known as the "hard subject". This week's unwitting sponsor is Ensure Plus Juice!
This week we answer a hard-hitting forum question - Does science care about its scientists? We receive a visitor from the future and play a game of would you rather...science style... The unwitting sponsor for the week is tweezer hands.
This week we talk about marriage equality, the dos and don'ts of networking and we science the shit out of whaling. Our unwitting sponsor this week is SquareSpace - every other podcast is, so why aren't we?
What is the different between a good conference and a GREAT conference? Find out in our latest episode! Cameron reviews the last RACI conference and we science the shit out of entertaining children. Out unwitting sponsors for the week are RACI100 and IMAX theatres.
This week our topic is from a cherished listener: if you love your research do you get better results? We also talk movies, Cameron tries to host and is rubbish at it, and science the shit out of football. Our unwitting sponsor for the week is Microsoft Outlook
This week we talk about all the differences we've noticed in academic systems and research teams of countries we have been post-docs and we science the shit out of long commutes. You'll also learn what a "Jungle Fire" is....sorry in advance.
This episode we talk nipples, bureaucracy and science the shit out of handshakes. Also, it's Cameron's birthday, so we made him a card and bought him some gifts he was impressed with. This episodes unwitting sponsor is STA Travel - better than Phil Hoffman.