Host Dave McMorran talks about Svante Arrhenius, winner of the 1903 Nobel Prize for Chemistry, and the person who first worked out what really happens when you dissolve salt in water.
Host Dave McMorran talks about the work that earned the 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry – work in which design principles for building Molecular Machines were developed. [audio
Robert Lewis, a Masters student in the Marine Science Department, talks about his development of a new unobtrusive way to study sevengill sharks in Stewart Island.
Gert-Jan Jeunen, a PhD student in Genetics talks about how new methods for detecting environmental DNA (or eDNA) can help scientists track creatures in the wild, even when they can’t see them.
Moyna Muller, a PhD student studying Palaeontology, talks about her efforts to understand the evolution of whale and dolphin flippers.
Stina Kolodzey, a Masters student in the depart of Marine Science, talks about her research into the behaviours and fertility of Blue Cod and Sea Perch in the waters around Dunedin.
Marina Roxburgh and Sean McKay, members of the Chemistry Outreach team in the Department of Chemistry, talk about their recent trip to a conference in Taiwan and a visit to work with students and teachers in a school in the jungles of Malaysia.