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Converging and emerging technologies from today, tomorrow, and next year. Educate and entertain yourself with Dr Cath's optimistic and curious nature as we peek over the horizon.

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Converging and emerging technologies from today, tomorrow, and next year. Educate and entertain yourself with Dr Cath's optimistic and curious nature as we peek over the horizon.

drcatherineball.substack.com

    Episode 16 w Alison Kershaw and the Future of Science Communication and Engagement.

    Episode 16 w Alison Kershaw and the Future of Science Communication and Engagement.

    Surrounded by good intentions around STEM engagement and literacy it seems we are not really shifting the dial. What can we do more of and what can we do better to make sure we have the skills and talent pipelines stacked and packed for the future needs across Australia.
    Learn more about Inspiring Australia as a national programme, as well as the different array of events and opportunities people can engage with.
    In your 50s and want to pivot into a new career? It’s totally possible.
    Learn more about Inspiring Australia here. Federal Gov Link
    Connect with Alison here. LinkedIn


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    • 32 min
    Episode 15 w Jiawen Li and the Future of Nanotechnology Inside Our Bodies

    Episode 15 w Jiawen Li and the Future of Nanotechnology Inside Our Bodies

    We never talk about nanotechnology. Here’s Richard Feynman’s famous lecture on the idea of nano machines being able to manipulate atoms… Plenty of Room at the Bottom
    There has been a quiet technological revolution happening out of the spotlight and Jiawen Li’s work in Adelaide is world leading research on manipulating the smallest of sensors to access our most internal places, i.e. the very chambers of our hearts.
    Nanotechnology and heart disease- did you know they were directly related? Learn more on this week’s podcast.
    You can learn more about Jiawen here: https://researchers.adelaide.edu.au/profile/jiawen.li01


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    • 33 min
    Episode 14 w Katerina Ali and the Future of Fashion and Brand Management

    Episode 14 w Katerina Ali and the Future of Fashion and Brand Management

    Dialling in from the Caribbean and inside the world of Web3, AI, Brand, and Relationships comes the awesome Katerina and her works with her start up Immersifi.
    Learn more here Immersifi on Instagram and here Immersifi Website
    What is Web3? What is Blockchain? How can this make my shopping experience fruitful and happy? How do I get a body scan? What clothes size am I in which fashion brand?
    Could this all be a “fast fashion”-killer?
    Connect with Katerina on LinkedIn here. Katerina's LinkedIn


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    • 30 min
    Episode 13 w Melanie Zeppel and the Future of AI, Climate Change, and Biodiversity

    Episode 13 w Melanie Zeppel and the Future of AI, Climate Change, and Biodiversity

    As we continue to ride the shockwaves of a scaling climate crisis, are there still any good news stories in the data or research? The answer is: we still have hope.
    New and Emerging technologies are building a new paradigm of data and impact around measuring and mitigating emissions.
    What are the economic values of Mother Nature’s services, and how can the invisible hands of economics help fight climate change? Carbon accounting, data, information, and benefits transfer as well as new sequestration technologies are all converging to form new business models.
    For more information see https://www.melaniezeppel.com for more information and find her on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/melanie-zeppel-75249976/


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    • 23 min
    Episode 12 w Rebecca Johnson and The Future of Museums and Collections

    Episode 12 w Rebecca Johnson and The Future of Museums and Collections

    The Smithsonian Institution is a collection of 21 museums and a Zoo…. at the Natural History Museum they have 148 MILLION items in their collection, with 4.5 Million visitors each year plus thousands of scientific collaborations.
    Rebecca is originally from South Australia, and is now visioning what science of the future for museums should be from a global stage (what a career path!!!!)….
    What is the future for collections and museums? How can we better use the work of amazing archivists and digitise to future proof the collection?
    The biggest question of course is: Does the museum come alive at night?
    Check out this podcast to find out!
    https://naturalhistory.si.edu
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-rebecca-johnson/


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    • 24 min
    Episode 11 with Lila Landowski and the Brains of the Future!

    Episode 11 with Lila Landowski and the Brains of the Future!

    “Trying to understand how our own brains work is like trying to bite our own teeth” according to the late, great Michael Crichton. But what can future technology teach us about ourselves that we can’t figure out for ourselves?
    Did you know all the things our brains are responsible for? We are learning more all the time, and it is unlocking the very foundation of who we are and how we exist.
    Meet one of Australia’s rising stars of science, Lila Landowski and find out more about her and her works here: https://discover.utas.edu.au/Lila.Landowski



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    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

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19 Ratings

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