10 episodes

Telling the stories of researchers, their studies, and how their work impacts you and the world you live in.

REACH: Why. Research. Matters. REACH: Why. Research. Matters.

    • Science

Telling the stories of researchers, their studies, and how their work impacts you and the world you live in.

    REACH COVID 19 Spillover

    REACH COVID 19 Spillover

    This COVID-19 episode of the Reach Podcast features Dr. Kurt Vandegrift and his research of spillover as it relates to the Coronavirus. In this episode of the Reach podcast, we have a socially distant conversation with Dr. Kurt Vandegrift from The Penn State Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences. As part of the Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, Dr. Vandegrift studies zoonotic disease, spillover, population biology and emerging viruses. We discuss how Dr. Vandegrift’s studies relate to the origin of COVID-19, and what can be done to prevent the next pandemic.

    • 15 min
    COVID-19: Human Movement and Behavior

    COVID-19: Human Movement and Behavior

    This COVID-19 episode of the Reach Podcast features Nita Bharti and her research of Human Movement and Behavior as it relates to the Coronavirus. In this episode of the Reach podcast, we talk to Nita Bharti from The Penn State Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences. As part of the Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, Nita studies human movement and human behavior as it relates to the spreading of infectious diseases. We discuss the theories and models behind social distancing and why it is so important to stay at home during these times.

    • 16 min
    The Family

    The Family

    In the first episode of the Reach podcast, we sit down with three researchers to talk about family-related issues.

    • 33 min
    Materials and You

    Materials and You

    In this, the second episode of the Reach podcast, Beth and Cole sit down with three researchers to talk about the materials in your world.

    • 30 min
    Climate Change

    Climate Change

    In the third episode of the Reach podcast, we sit down with three researchers to talk about climate change.

    • 24 min
    Technology

    Technology

    This episode, the 4th of the Reach podcast, includes interviews with 2 researchers that talk about not only how technology affects us as humans, but how tech can help us as well.

    • 33 min

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