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Associate Professor Ed Newbigin, a plant biologist in the School of BioSciences at the University of Melbourne has been the driving force in helping Melbourne’s allergy sufferers- providing them with resources and information about the impact of grass pollen on human health. This series will have a range of experts in the fields of micro-biology, weather and healthcare to help breakdown all things pollen and allergies.

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Associate Professor Ed Newbigin, a plant biologist in the School of BioSciences at the University of Melbourne has been the driving force in helping Melbourne’s allergy sufferers- providing them with resources and information about the impact of grass pollen on human health. This series will have a range of experts in the fields of micro-biology, weather and healthcare to help breakdown all things pollen and allergies.

    Thunderstorm Asthma

    Thunderstorm Asthma

    In November 2016 Victoria was hit with an anomaly known as Thunderstorm Asthma, this affected 14,000 people and killed 10. Microbiologist and Botanist Ed Newbigin along with Medical Advisor at the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services Danny Csutoros and Head of Weather and Environmental Prediction at the Bureau of Meteorology Beth Ebert give you an understanding of the thunderstorm asthma epidemic and what’s been done since.

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    • 19 min
    Preparation, management and cure

    Preparation, management and cure

    Pollen season is something allergy sufferers need to be ready for, it always plays in the back of their mind and affects their day to day activities. Microbiologist and Botanist Ed Newbigin, with the help of Allergy Specialist Jo Douglass from the University of Melbourne, take us through the preparation, management and possible cures of our allergies.

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    • 23 min
    Tracking pollen

    Tracking pollen

    The Pollen App allows user to track the Pollen count for the day, in their area. Microbiologist and Botanist Ed Newbigin with the help of Ed Lampugnani from the University of Melbourne, discuss the many features and uses of the Pollen App, and how building a community might be the best thing for everyone.

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    • 19 min
    It's pollen season

    It's pollen season

    Pollen season is happening, and for a lot of us that means allergies. Microbiologist and Botanist Ed Newbigin helps explain the history of . the Melbourne Pollen counting set up, what types of pollen there are, how we forecast it and what can be done about it. 

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    • 21 min
    Pollen - Trailer

    Pollen - Trailer

    Associate Professor Ed Newbigin, a plant biologist in the School of BioSciences at the University of Melbourne has been the driving force in helping Melbourne’s allergy sufferers- providing them with resources and information about the impact of grass pollen on human health. This series will have a range of experts in the fields of micro-biology, weather and healthcare to help breakdown all things pollen and allergies.

    Pollen - Available 10th December on PodcastOne Australia

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    • 1 min

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