Listen to experts across various fields talk about their area of research. Pocket Lectures is a series where each episode is a public lecture you can listen to anytime, anywhere. In Conversation With features authors discussing their work, process, and practice. It is produced in collaboration with Kritika Kultura and the Department of Fine Arts’ BFA Creative Writing program, recorded in the Emmanuel Torres Literary Arts Room.
After Lockdown: Perspectives from the Medical Field
Interest, Play, and Learner Engagement
Galvin Ngo, Assistant Director of Ateneo SALT Institute interviews Dr. H. Chad Lane and Dr. Jeff Ginger about the intersection of technology, makerspaces, and learner engagement.
Chemists Discuss Our Fear of Fat
Is our fear of saturated fat scientifically accurate? What misconceptions do we hold about healthy or unhealthy diets? Listen to Armand Guidote, Institute Director of the Philippine Institute for Pure and Applied Chemistry (PIPAC) interview Dr. Toby Dayrit, President of Integrated Chemists of the Philippines (ICP) on his extensive studies on coconut oil, its complicated exportation history in our country, and how the food industry can benefit from investing in this resource.
Nanotechnology and the Scientist Trope
What is nanotechnology? What are its applications in our daily lives? Scientists are portrayed in media and pop culture a certain way -- how close is it to the real thing?
What are the reasons we disagree? Is it possible for two conflicting positions to be equally “correct”? What behaviors on the part of participants can facilitate a solution? How can we disagree in ways that help us to achieve a better understanding of the world?