42 episodes

Welcome to Exploration Radio, a podcast focusing on the past, present and future of exploration. Featuring interviews and discussions with explorers about the challenges they have faced, what we stand to learn from them and how we can better prepare for the future. Ultimately these are stories about exploration...and the people, places and issues prevalent within it. Come join us and let's explore.

Exploration Radi‪o‬ Ahmad Saleem, Steve Beresford

    • Natural Sciences
    • 4.8 • 45 Ratings

Welcome to Exploration Radio, a podcast focusing on the past, present and future of exploration. Featuring interviews and discussions with explorers about the challenges they have faced, what we stand to learn from them and how we can better prepare for the future. Ultimately these are stories about exploration...and the people, places and issues prevalent within it. Come join us and let's explore.

    #37 - The Elephant in the Room with Jonathan Goodman

    #37 - The Elephant in the Room with Jonathan Goodman

    The elephant in the room is that the mining industry has lost the trust of the most serious investors, causing an exodus of capital that will not return quickly. 

    • 48 min
    #36 - The Career Road Less Travelled with Attila Pentek

    #36 - The Career Road Less Travelled with Attila Pentek

    A common career fork in the road: to stay and be loyal to a company to earn opportunities? Or to leave and pursue challenges elsewhere? That is the question in the minds of many.

    • 45 min
    #35 - Why we decided to create this podcast

    #35 - Why we decided to create this podcast

    Over the last 4 years, Steve and I have been the interviewers asking all the questions. This time, we are the ones answering the questions. And you the listeners get to find out what you have always wanted to know about Exploration Radio.

    • 51 min
    #34 - In a League of Her Own with Kathy Ehrig

    #34 - In a League of Her Own with Kathy Ehrig

    Career paths for executives and managers are usually well established. For technical roles, usually not so. What is Kathy Ehrig's secret to surviving as one for nearly 3 decades at BHP? Learning a new language.

    • 53 min
    MINI - The Good & the Bad of the UNCOVER project

    MINI - The Good & the Bad of the UNCOVER project

    UNCOVER was an initiative setup to combat the declining rate of mineral discoveries in Australia. There were many good outcomes from the project; NExUS being one. But perhaps in the end, the project struggled to accomplish its main goal - of changing the exploration industry in Australia.

    • 17 min
    #33 - Learning from Walt Disney with Richard Lilly

    #33 - Learning from Walt Disney with Richard Lilly

    Over 80 years ago, Walt Disney started teaching his employees how to become better animators. Richard Lilly and NExUS are trying to do the same with geoscientists now.

    • 45 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
45 Ratings

45 Ratings

Michael__Carter ,

Check it out 👍.

This podcast stands out for its breadth and depth in all things exploration: discovery, philosophy, environment, education and more.

Toby Core ,

Started off well...

Started off with useful, entertaining and interesting interviews and has now digressed into rubbish. This is the stuff that plagues the industry, all concepts and no rocks!

Let’s talk about discoveries, past and present!

TES507 ,

Interested in resource exploration? Add this one to your list.

Excellent podcast discussing past present and future of the resource exploration industry. If you have any interest in resources add this one to your list. Everything from historic discovery stories to the philosophy of science. Well researched content with relevant guests presented in a format that is easy to listen to. Well done team! keep them coming.

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