Science Academy Chat

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Synopsis

Get the inside scoop from students of the University of Otagos 2019 Science Academy. Students from isolated or under-served communities from around the country have come to Dunedin for an intensive week submerged in the world of science. Listen in as they share their experiences.This is their first step into the world of science communication radio and podcasts. They will be developing a series of science podcasts on OAR FM Dunedin when they return to the Science Academy in July. Be sure to listen out for them later this year!

Episodes

  • Science Academy Podcasts - The Adolescent Mind - Shayla Traynor

    15/07/2021 Duration: 10min

    Today I will be defining the undefinable, explaining the inexplicable and clarifying the unclear that is the adolescent mind. Tune in as I explain the adolescent mind through science. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin www.oar.org.nz

  • Science Academy Podcasts - Navigators of the South - Makeleta Alofaki

    15/07/2021 Duration: 07min

    It is written in history that the greatest explorers of the world were founded on conquest and fuelled by bravery, with stories like the Vikings sailing off to discover new lands. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin www.oar.org.nz

  • Science Academy Podcasts - How Radiation Could Save Your Life - Alena Johnston

    15/07/2021 Duration: 14min

    Quite often when people think of radiation, they think explosions and it being harmful but radiation is often used in medicine for things that can save your life. I will be talking about these things in my podcast. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin www.oar.org.nz

  • Science Academy Podcasts - Monkey See Monkey Do - Mary Martin

    15/07/2021 Duration: 10min

    In this episode of the Science Academy Podcast, we will be exploring the ways that animals and plants respond to changes in their environments. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin www.oar.org.nz

  • Science Academy Podcasts - H2 Oh No - Jordan Mauu

    15/07/2021 Duration: 22min

    A majority of the world's population use fossil fuels such as petroleum, coal and natural gases to generate energy. This podcast aims to describe the chemical processes of converting fuel to energy and we will explore the environmental impact. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin www.oar.org.nz

  • Science Academy Podcasts - The Stupendous Scale of Entirely Everything - Daniel McAteer

    15/07/2021 Duration: 17min

    I was recently thinking about the size of the earth and how big it is compared to us, and how it is so small compared to the sun, and how the sun is so small compared to the universe. In this podcast I will take you on a journey to give you a sense of scale, so that you can understand where you fit in. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin www.oar.org.nz

  • Science Academy Podcasts - Are You Positive? - Marc Dorotan

    15/07/2021 Duration: 17min

    In this episode of the Science Academy Podcast, we will go beyond the atom to learn how they were discovered and what they are made of. Think like a proton and always be positive! This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin www.oar.org.nz

  • Science Academy Podcast 2021

    22/01/2021 Duration: 17min

    The first group project from University of Otago’s 2021 Science Academy science communication group. Keep an eye out for their individual projects later this year. Shayla, Aeryn and Daniel talk about Dinosaurs. Jordan, Alena and Mary discuss Science in Action in their own lives. Marc and Makaleta talk about Sleep and Why it is so important to us. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin www.oar.org.nz

  • Science Academy Podcasts - Caroline Kyle - Why Do I Matter?

    10/12/2020 Duration: 16min

    Do you ever wonder why you matter? I would like to shed light on how our mass 'that takes up space' does not mean we are just space takers, but just like matter we all have volume. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin www.oar.org.nz

  • Science Academy Podcasts - Josiah Lyford - The Science of Barbershop

    10/12/2020 Duration: 18min

    Barbershop singing is surprisingly scientific. Learn about the harmony, melody and overtones that work together to make a beautiful sound. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin www.oar.org.nz

  • Science Academy Podcasts - Jack Clerke - Atoms - They Make Up Everything

    10/12/2020 Duration: 18min

    Did you know we have known about atoms for over 2500 years? Did you know that a kiwi scientist who went to school 15 minutes from where I lived proved atoms have a nucleus? Join me as I explore the evolution of the model of the atom to what we know today, tying in some Aotearoa history and a reflection on the ever changing nature of our scientific understanding along the way. Atoms really do...matter. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin www.oar.org.nz

  • Science Academy Podcasts - Sadie Wech - Who Are You?

    10/12/2020 Duration: 25min

    Join Sadie and her guests as they discuss the psychology of personality traits, the constant search for who you are, and how society has subliminally molds you to its ideals. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin www.oar.org.nz

  • Science Academy Podcasts - Channtae Lichtwark - The Coming Together of Two Worlds

    10/12/2020 Duration: 07min

    In this podcast I explore the relationship between Art and Science. How the two are more alike than you think... This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin www.oar.org.nz

  • Science Academy Podcasts - Corbin Duerre - Power vs Torque

    10/12/2020 Duration: 15min

    The age old debate of what is the more important, power or torque? The discussion today is about what they are, how they are calculated, how to increase them and if you should be considering them at all when choosing your next car. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin www.oar.org.nz

  • Science Academy Podcast 2020

    24/01/2020 Duration: 26min

    This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin www.oar.org.nz