Keegan Burrows, a PhD student in Food Science, talks about his research into the nutritional makeup of Sheep’s Milk and why it may become an important part of our diets and of New Zealand’s future economy. Advertisements
Host Dave McMorran talks about the work of Otto Wallach, whose work on understanding a class of chemicals called terpenes, which are found in many essential oils and fragrances, won him the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1910.
Alistair Richardson, a PhD student in the Chemistry Department, talks about his research into how, and why, apples make Vitamin C.
Liam Parke, a Masters Student in the Chemistry Department, talks about silver nanoparticles, why they are useful, and how their size might be the key to their effectiveness.
Luke Reynolds, a PhD student in the Physics Department, explains what a Bose-Einstein Condensate is, and how these enable him to study interactions between single atoms.
Jan Piekarski, a Masters student in Geology at Otago University, talks about his studies in the South Island of New Zealand, where he is involved in completing a survey of the unusual geological features found there.
Matt Hall, a PhD student in Neuroscience, talks about his research into how lithium plays a role in the treatment of bipolar disorder, a common but poorly understood therapy.