Jamie McAulay, a PhD student in Zoology, talks about his research into stoats, and how he is assessing the threat they pose to New Zealand’s endangered species by exploring new ways to analyse what they eat. Advertisements
Sven Stadtmann, a PhD student in the Zoology, talks about his studies into how to find the best places to establish new communities of endangered species, and specifically the Takahe.
In the 150th episode of Science Notes, Aswathi Soni, a PhD student in Food Science, talks about why some types of bacteria are especially hard to kill and her research into new ways to deal with them.
Natalie Forsdick, a PhD student in Anatomy, talks about her studies on New Zealand’s endangered Black Stilt (the Kaki) and how its willingness to breed with Pied Stilts may be threatening its future.
Jennifer Baxter, a PhD student in Psychology, talks about her studies into the assessment of Social Anxiety Disorder amongst teenagers with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Host Dave McMorran talk about the chemistry of fluorine and about Henri Moissan, who won the 1906 Nobel Prize for Chemistry for first isolating it.
Sage Robinson, a PhD student in Chemistry, talks about his work into how to train your immune system to protect you from cancer.