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A motley crew of academics from the University Of Auckland educate you on a range of thought-provoking topics. Thanks to the University of Auckland.

 

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Javier Virues-Ortega: November 15, 2017

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Javier Virues-Ortega: November 15, 2017 Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Javier Virues-Ortega: November 15, 2017, 78.2 MB
Tue 14 Nov 2017

Virues-Ortega joins Mikey to enlighten him about 'Applied Behaviour Analysis'. Hold on, this all sounds very academic. Is it? Just what is ABA and what can it be used for?

Ready Steady Learn w/ Ben Cranston: November 7, 2017

Ready Steady Learn w/ Ben Cranston: November 7, 2017 Ready Steady Learn w/ Ben Cranston: November 7, 2017, 78.93 MB
Tue 7 Nov 2017

Ben's been doing the hard yards so you don't have to: setting up and monitoring many native kauri, gleaning data that will help us understand how native plants are affected by our changing climate. And therefore, hopefully, one day help us better understand ways to protect our native gems as we forge into an uncertain future. On ya, Ben.

Ready Steady Learn w/ Lucy Vete: October 31, 2017

Ready Steady Learn w/ Lucy Vete: October 31, 2017 Ready Steady Learn w/ Lucy Vete: October 31, 2017, 72.18 MB
Tue 31 Oct 2017

Postgraduate Architecture student Lucy Vete talks to Mike about her work in the upcoming MODOS exhibition, which features Lucy's architectural practice as expressions of Tongan diaspora and displacement. 

Ready Steady Learn w/ Dr Emily Parke : October 24, 2017

Ready Steady Learn w/ Dr Emily Parke : October 24, 2017 Ready Steady Learn w/ Dr Emily Parke : October 24, 2017, 85.27 MB
Tue 24 Oct 2017

Dr Emily Parke is coordinating a national panel advising on ethical and social issues in invasive mammal pest control.

She joins Mikey to talk about the social and ethical issues surrounding pest eradication techniques such as gene-editing.

Ready Steady Learn w/ Miriam Seifert : October 17, 2017

Ready Steady Learn w/ Miriam Seifert : October 17, 2017 Ready Steady Learn w/ Miriam Seifert : October 17, 2017, 92.18 MB
Tue 17 Oct 2017

Mikey is joined by University of Auckland PhD researcher Miriam Seifert, to chat about Slow (ethical) fashion.

Miriam is the 2017 Doctoral Winner of the University of Auckland’s 3 Minute Thesis competition, which challenges postgraduate students to explain their research to a general audience in 180 seconds.

Her research looks at Anti-consumption by Firms – in particular the rise of the Slow Fashion Industry.

Ready Steady Learn w/ Kate Riegle van West: October 10, 2017

Ready Steady Learn w/ Kate Riegle van West: October 10, 2017 Ready Steady Learn w/ Kate Riegle van West: October 10, 2017, 73.24 MB
Tue 10 Oct 2017

Learning new things can do wonders for elderly mental health but, c'mon guys, learning new things can be _hard_. Our guest, a doctoral student from the University of Auckland who is studying dance and brain function, says: not necessarily. Kate's area of study is poi, an evolution of traditional Māori mahi poi, and how it can be applied to bolster the acuity, strength, balance and mental health of our aging population.

Ready Steady Learn w/ Emily Frost: October 3, 2017

Ready Steady Learn w/ Emily Frost: October 3, 2017 Ready Steady Learn w/ Emily Frost: October 3, 2017, 103.33 MB
Tue 3 Oct 2017

Fresh back from a UN conference on our oceans, Emily Frost's specialist subject is ocean acidification: how does it happen; what are the consequences; and how can we deal with, or even reverse, the damage?

Ready Steady Learn w/ Basil Sharp: September 26, 2017

Ready Steady Learn w/ Basil Sharp: September 26, 2017 Ready Steady Learn w/ Basil Sharp: September 26, 2017, 146.57 MB
Tue 26 Sep 2017

Professor Basil Sharp joins Mikey to talk about the Climathon and research from the Energy Centre showing that Auckland should be embracing the opportunity to improve our infrastructure and harness renewable energy sources now.

The University of Auckland's Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, in partnership with Vector, is hosting Auckland's first ever Climathon on October 27–28. A 24-hour global ideas hack, the event will take place simultaneously in over 233 cities worldwide.

Ready Steady Learn w/ Ron Samsom: September 20, 2017

Ready Steady Learn w/ Ron Samsom: September 20, 2017 Ready Steady Learn w/ Ron Samsom: September 20, 2017, 78.37 MB
Wed 20 Sep 2017

Ron Samson from the University of Auckland School of Music joins Mikey to talk improvisational Jazz! He gives us a rundown on The School of Music Festival taking place from 18 Sept - 01 October.

Ready Steady Learn w/ Clare Hood: September 12, 2017

Ready Steady Learn w/ Clare Hood: September 12, 2017 Ready Steady Learn w/ Clare Hood: September 12, 2017, 83.66 MB
Tue 12 Sep 2017

Mike chats with Clare Hood, a coloratura soprano who is currently completing her final-year at the University of Auckland as a Masters student in Classical Voice Performance. Clare discusses the University of Auckland School of Music's production L'Enfant et les Sortileges... and her passion for singing in French.