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Presented by Dr Alexie Papanicolaou of the Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment (Western Sydney University, Australia), Science in a Cup is a short interview-style podcast where a scientist explains one word related to science. Sometimes it is a jargon but more often this is a word we use everyday but scientists may have a different meaning to it.

The podcast was delivered in series of ten episodes each. The first season started in August 2016 and the second one in December 2016.

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Presented by Dr Alexie Papanicolaou of the Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment (Western Sydney University, Australia), Science in a Cup is a short interview-style podcast where a scientist explains one word related to science. Sometimes it is a jargon but more often this is a word we use everyday but scientists may have a different meaning to it.

The podcast was delivered in series of ten episodes each. The first season started in August 2016 and the second one in December 2016.

    Science in a Cup: Forest Health

    Science in a Cup: Forest Health

    What is forest health? How do we protect them from invasive species (and what are they?). Dr David Coyle (http://davidcoyle.uga.edu) from the University of Georgia explains!



    Presented by Dr Alexie Papanicolaou of the Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment (Western Sydney University, Australia), Science in a Cup is a short interview-style podcast where a scientist explains one word related to science. Sometimes it is a jargon but more often this is a word we use every day but scientists may have a different meaning.

    • 26 min
    Science in a Cup: Conservation Genomics

    Science in a Cup: Conservation Genomics

    Who is the new ally for a threatened species, extinct in its southern range? Dr Kerensa McElroy is explaining to us the value of new DNA technologies for species conservation. In a new crowdfunded collaboration with the Hawkesbury Institute, Kerensa is using genomics to understand how to protect the black-throated finch and resurrect its population in New South Wales, Australia.



    Presented by Dr Alexie Papanicolaou of the Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment (Western Sydney University, Australia), Science in a Cup is a short interview-style podcast where a scientist explains one word related to science. Sometimes it is a jargon but more often this is a word we use every day but scientists may have a different meaning.

    • 8 min
    Science in a Cup: Ecosystem

    Science in a Cup: Ecosystem

    How do trees and microbes integrate to maximise productivity? Dr Francis Martin from France's INRA (Europe's top agricultural research institute) explains "ecosystem" and how his research institute uses this concept in their business model with the industry and society to maximise their productivity!



    Presented by Dr Alexie Papanicolaou of the Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment (Western Sydney University, Australia), Science in a Cup is a short interview-style podcast where a scientist explains one word related to science. Sometimes it is a jargon but more often this is a word we use every day but scientists may have a different meaning.

    • 26 min
    Science in a Cup: Bushfires

    Science in a Cup: Bushfires

    Bushfires, or wildfires, are something that citizens of dry places such as Australia and California have to live with every summer. Dr Hamish Clarke explains.



    Presented by Dr Alexie Papanicolaou of the Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment (Western Sydney University, Australia), Science in a Cup is a short interview-style podcast where a scientist explains one word related to science. Sometimes it is a jargon but more often this is a word we use every day but scientists may have a different meaning.

    • 10 min
    Science in a Cup: Drought stress

    Science in a Cup: Drought stress

    Dr Markus Nolf explains how trees deal with the stress of drought and avoid embolisms (I had no idea trees had them, but they do!).



    Presented by Dr Alexie Papanicolaou of the Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment (Western Sydney University, Australia), Science in a Cup is a short interview-style podcast where a scientist explains one word related to science. Sometimes it is a jargon but more often this is a word we use every day but scientists may have a different meaning.

    • 9 min
    Science in a Cup: Science

    Science in a Cup: Science

    Welcome to the second season of Science in a Cup. In this first episode, our host, Alexie, is giving us his take on the word 'science'!



    Presented by Dr Alexie Papanicolaou of the Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment (Western Sydney University, Australia), Science in a Cup is a short interview-style podcast where a scientist explains one word related to science. Sometimes it is a jargon but more often this is a word we use every day but scientists may have a different meaning.

    • 17 min

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