114 episodes

National award-winning radio show and podcast bringing a fresh new perspective on the issues that matter to you from the heart of Tasmania. We cover all things Science Technology Engineering and Maths (STEM) from medical marijuana to science behind mental health issues, we feature expert guests and get to the guts of the issue.

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    • 5.0 • 7 Ratings

National award-winning radio show and podcast bringing a fresh new perspective on the issues that matter to you from the heart of Tasmania. We cover all things Science Technology Engineering and Maths (STEM) from medical marijuana to science behind mental health issues, we feature expert guests and get to the guts of the issue.

    Episode 119: Biostatistics: it’s good for the heart

    Episode 119: Biostatistics: it’s good for the heart

    How can we use data to assess cardiovascular risk in Australia?
    This week, Niamh and Sophie talk to biostatistician and public health researcher Dr Karen Lamb about the design, analysis, and reporting of medical research in Australia.
    Show theme music: Kevin MacLeod
    Host: Niamh Chapman (@nchapmanTAS)
    Co-Host: Sophie Calabretto (@sophluidynamics)
    Production: Meredith Castles (@meredithcastles)
    Media & Promotion: Kate Johnson (@KatePlantPhys), Mibu Fischer (@miburose), Kelsey Picard (KelseyOnScience)

    • 27 min
    Episode 118: Family History Piecing together the past

    Episode 118: Family History Piecing together the past

    Convict ancestry, adoption and skeletons in the closet, find out about the tensions and joys of delving into your family’s past, along with the resources that State Libraries Tasmania have to offer, in preparation for family history month in August!


    Kate Johnson and Niamh Chapman interview Archivist, Dr Alicia Marchant and family history researcher Beverley Morritt from Libraries Tasmania about Genealogy (Family History) in all its complexities!


    Host: Niamh Chapman and Kate Johnson
    Production: Sarah Lyden
    Promotion: Kate Johnson, Mibu Fischer, Kelsey Picard
    Show theme music: Kevin MacLeod

    • 27 min
    Episode 117: By the by-catch: mitigation and risk

    Episode 117: By the by-catch: mitigation and risk

    By the by-catch, it’s more possible to reduce the harmful side effects of commercial fishing than you might have previously thought!
    This week, Dr Sheryl Hamilton talks to Niamh and Olly about her work researching mitigation techniques for reducing marine mammal bycatch in commercial fishing gear. She also regales us with tales of her vast experience in monitoring wild marine animal populations, including a few sneaky seabirds hiding under ground.
    Show theme music: Kevin MacLeod
    Host: Niamh Chapman (@nchapmanTAS)
    Co-Host: Olly Dove (@littledove440)
    Production: Olly Dove (@littledove440)
    Media & Promotion: Sophie Calabretto (@sophluidynamics), Hannah McCleary (@mccleary_hannah), Kate Johnson (@KatePlantPhys)

    • 27 min
    Episode 116: Fisheries, freezers & forensics

    Episode 116: Fisheries, freezers & forensics

    Do you understand how commercial fisheries are monitored? Mibu Fischer and Niamh Chapman chat with Dr Madi Green about her efforts in assisting the commercial fishing sector to monitor fisheries catch to better understand world fish stocks. 
    Show theme music: Kevin MacLeod

    Host: Niamh Chapman (@nchapmanTAS)
    Co-Host: Mibu Fischer (@miburose)

    Production: Meredith Castles (@meredithcastles)
    Media & Promotion: Kate Johnson (@KatePlantPhys), Sophie Calabretto (@sophluidynamics), Mibu Fischer (@miburose)

    • 27 min
    Episode 115: Tremendous Turbo Chooks

    Episode 115: Tremendous Turbo Chooks

    Native hens, turbo chooks, whatever you know them as they are a distinctive character in the Tasmanian landscape, but despite their abundance, their populations on Maria Island are shrinking.  
    Kate Johnson and Niamh Chapman interview PhD student Lucile Leveque from the University of Tasmania to learn about her research into the factors that are contributing to their decline.
    Host: Niamh Chapman and Kate Johnson
    Production: Sarah Lyden
    Promotion: Kate Johnson, Hannah McCleary, Kelsey Picard
    Show theme music: Kevin MacLeod

    • 27 min
    Episode 114: Putting pressure on gut health

    Episode 114: Putting pressure on gut health

    The importance of good bacteria in our gut may be more important than ever. Dr Niamh Chapman talks to Associate Professor Francine Marques from Monash University about how gut health impacts heart health and what we could do to harness the important role of the gut to prevent heart attack and stroke. 

    Host: Niamh Chapman
    Production: Meredith Castles
    Promotion: Kate Johnson, Mibu Fischer, Kelsey Picard
    Show theme music: Kevin MacLeod

    • 27 min

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