Tapabrata Chakraborti, a PhD student in Computer Science, talks about his work in developing computer software that can identify New Zealand birds from photos, and the machine learning processes that underpin it. Advertisements
Rosie Cole, a PhD student in Geology, talks about her research into sub-glacial volcanos, and her attempts to build one in the lab.
Geoff Weal, a PhD student in Chemistry at Otago University, talks about his work in developing computer programmes for measuring the stabilities of nanoparticles of different sizes and compositions.
Host Dave McMorran, with some help from the Biographics YouTube Channel, talks about the work of Marie Curie, who in 1911 won the Nobel Prize for chemistry, the first woman to do so.
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.
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.