22 episodes

Why I Research is a podcast from Newcastle University exploring the new research in health science coming out of the North East of England. Each episode we'll discuss fascinating topics in medical sciences and the people behind the science. Explore research, the scientist behind the work, and why they do what they do. This, is Why I Research.

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Why I Research is a podcast from Newcastle University exploring the new research in health science coming out of the North East of England. Each episode we'll discuss fascinating topics in medical sciences and the people behind the science. Explore research, the scientist behind the work, and why they do what they do. This, is Why I Research.

    The Microbiome with Chris Stewart

    The Microbiome with Chris Stewart

    Dr. Chris Stewart joins us this week for a chat in the Why I Research studio. Chris leads on research focused on the microbiome and host responses in human health and disease, particularly focusing on early life from neonatal to childhood.







    Make sure to follow us on twitter @WhyIResearchNCL so you never miss future episodes!







    Why I Research would not be possible without the brilliant efforts of our production team.Hosted by Charlie WilkinsonEdited by Rachel TeateProduced by Rachel Teate and Charlie WilkinsonRecorded and supported by the Newcastle University media production team. With thanks again to this weeks guest, Chris Stewart

    • 41 min
    School Dinners with Alice Roberts

    School Dinners with Alice Roberts

    We had an interesting chat with Alice Roberts in the studio this week. Alice is a PhD student at Newcastle University exploring opportunities to improve the food and drink environment in UK secondary schools. The research Alice runs is looking at opportunities to alter the secondary school food and drink environment with the aim of improving adolescents’ health-related behaviours.







    Make sure to follow us on twitter @WhyIResearchNCL so you never miss future episodes!







    Why I Research would not be possible without the brilliant efforts of our production team.Hosted by Charlie WilkinsonEdited by Rachel TeateProduced by Rachel Teate and Charlie WilkinsonRecorded and supported by the Newcastle University media production team.







    With thanks again to this weeks guest, Alice Roberts.

    • 21 min
    Screening for Breast Cancer with Helen Elliot

    Screening for Breast Cancer with Helen Elliot

    We’re delighted to have Helen Elliot in with us this week. Helen is an NHS researcher scientist and PhD student at Newcastle University. Helen is working on a project looking at a new medical device for imaging breast tissue with the aim of detecting more breast cancers in tissue which is difficult to image with mammography.







    Make sure to follow us on twitter @WhyIResearchNCL so you never miss future episodes!







    Why I Research would not be possible without the brilliant efforts of our production team.Hosted by Charlie WilkinsonEdited by Rachel TeateProduced by Rachel Teate and Charlie WilkinsonRecorded and supported by the Newcastle University media production team. With thanks again to this weeks guest, Helen Elliot

    • 36 min
    Cytometry with Andy Filby

    Cytometry with Andy Filby

    Professor Andy Filby joins us for Why I research this week. Andy is a Professor of Practice in Enabling Technologies at Newcastle University and aims to bring together technologists and methodologists from all job families in the faculty toward a true "team science", collaborative attitude to conducting cutting-edge research.







    Make sure to follow us on twitter @WhyIResearchNCL so you never miss future episodes!







    Why I Research would not be possible without the brilliant efforts of our production team.Hosted by Charlie WilkinsonEdited by Rachel TeateProduced by Rachel Teate and Charlie WilkinsonRecorded and supported by the Newcastle University media production team.







    With thanks again to this weeks guest, Andy Filby.

    • 28 min
    Food Insecurity with Courtney Neal

    Food Insecurity with Courtney Neal

    We’re very excited to have Courtney Neal in with us this week. Courtney is a PhD researcher focussing on food insecurity and how this may affective cognition. Courtney’s research has predominantly focussed on the negative outcomes of not having enough, producing a body of literature concerned with the deficits of people in poverty.







    Make sure to follow us on twitter @WhyIResearchNCL so you never miss future episodes!







    Why I Research would not be possible without the brilliant efforts of our production team.Hosted by Charlie WilkinsonEdited by Rachel TeateProduced by Rachel Teate and Charlie WilkinsonRecorded and supported by the Newcastle University media production team. With thanks again to this weeks guest, Courtney Neal

    • 33 min
    Head and Neck Cancer with David Hamilton

    Head and Neck Cancer with David Hamilton

    This week Dr. David Hamilton joins us for a chat. David is a consultant ENT, head, neck, and thyroid surgeon at the Freeman Hospital in Newcastle.  David’s research focuses on patient centred decision making, informed consent and functional outcomes after cancer treatment.







    Make sure to follow us on twitter @WhyIResearchNCL so you never miss future episodes!







    Why I Research would not be possible without the brilliant efforts of our production team.







    Hosted by Charlie WilkinsonEdited by Rachel TeateProduced by Rachel Teate and Charlie WilkinsonRecorded and supported by the Newcastle University media production team. With thanks again to this weeks guest, David Hamilton.

    • 23 min

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