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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/ Kate Hannah: November 19, 2019

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Kate Hannah: November 19, 2019 Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Kate Hannah: November 19, 2019, 101.99 MB
Tue 19 Nov 2019

Kate Hannah is a Research Fellow at the Department of Physics in the Faculty of Science at the University of Auckland. She pops into the studio to chat about her research, Uncovering historic ‘whisper’ networks: women’s friendships in mid twentieth century New Zealand science. Rachel and Kate chat about women's 'whisper' networks and how we're all in one somewhere. Get yourself along to Spring Week to hear more.

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Prof. Andreas Neef: November 12, 2019

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Prof. Andreas Neef: November 12, 2019 Andreas Neef: November 12, 2019, 84.96 MB
Tue 12 Nov 2019

Professor Andreas Neef from the Faulty of Arts at the University of Auckland is in the studio and chatting to Rachel and Tess about the dark side of tourism. Talking about some of the negative effects this industry can have on post-colonial, post-warzone, and post-disaster cities. Professor Andreas talks about the relationship between tourism and land grabbing and displacement in developing countries. You can find out more here.

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Dr. Jessica Parr: November 5, 2019

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Dr. Jessica Parr: November 5, 2019 Jessica Parr: November 5, 2019, 74.53 MB
Tue 5 Nov 2019

Dr. Jessica Parr pops up to talk about the Auckland History Initiative at the University of Auckland. Rachel and Dr. Jessica Parr chat about the importance of our history in Tāmaki Makaurau and how we can endeavour to get more people involved in this research. You can find out more information here.

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Prof. Niki Harre: October 29, 2019

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Prof. Niki Harre: October 29, 2019 Niki Harre: October 29, 2019, 86.2 MB
Tue 29 Oct 2019

From the University of Auckland's School of Pyschology, Prof. Niki Harre joins Rachel and Tess in studio to talk about the pyschology of working together and looking after our natural environment. Coming to us ahead of her inaugural lecture at the Science Centre where she will discuss how we can create a shared vision for Aotearoa that inspires people in living well together. Catch Prof. Niki Harre's talk on Wednesday evening at 6pm in the Large Chemistry Lecture Theatre.

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Dr. Ivan Leung & Dr. Ghader Bashiri: October 22, 2019

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Dr. Ivan Leung & Dr. Ghader Bashiri: October 22, 2019 Ghader Bashiri: October 22, 2019, 54.07 MB
Tue 22 Oct 2019

Dr. Ivan Leung & Dr. Ghader Bashiri from the University of Auckland who are both senior lecturers, in ChemSci & BioSci respectively, are in the studio for Ready, Steady, Learn this morning. Their research is focused on finding new drugs to tackle mycobacterium tuberculosis, what exactly is that you might ask? Lucky we've got the experts here to tell us.

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Riley Phillips-Harris: October 15, 2019

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Riley Phillips-Harris: October 15, 2019 Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Riley Phillips-Harris: October 15, 2019, 76.38 MB
Tue 15 Oct 2019

This mornings guest for Ready, Steady, Learn is the multi-talented, Riley Phillips-Harris. Blues Award winner talks about his life as taekwondo world champion, budding lawyer and stunt man. Featuring in films like Mortal Engines, Avatar 2 and 3, the Shannara Chronicles, Riley chats to Rachel about life in the stunt world and taking out the taekwondo championship.

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Dr. Jiwon Hong: October 8, 2019

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Dr. Jiwon Hong: October 8, 2019 Jiwon Hong: October 8, 2019, 59.04 MB
Tue 8 Oct 2019

The Hugo Charitable Trust Research Fellow in the Department of Surgery and the School of Biological Sciences, Dr. Jiwon Hong, joins us in studio to talk to us about her research to help sufferers of pancreatitis. Dr. Jiwon Hong talks us through what pancreatitis is, what drugs are currently available and why it's important to develop more drugs in this field.

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Dr. Tamasailau Suaalii-Sauni: October 1, 2019

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Dr. Tamasailau Suaalii-Sauni: October 1, 2019 Tamasailau Suaalii-Sauni: October 1, 2019, 88.23 MB
Tue 1 Oct 2019

Dr. Tamasailau Suaalii-Sauni from the University of Auckland pops into the studio to talk about her ground-breaking research, with Dr. Robert Webb and Dr. Juan Tauri, the Marsden-funded research focuses on how Māori and Samoan peoples describe their experience of youth justice across three different countries. Dr. Tamasailau and Rachel discuss the disproportionate representation in the justice system and the need for more research in these areas.

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Dr. Shane Lavery: September 24, 2019

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Dr. Shane Lavery: September 24, 2019 Shane Lavery: September 24, 2019, 83.5 MB
Tue 24 Sep 2019

The University of Auckland's Dr. Shane Lavery, from the School of Biological Sciences, talks Pearl and Tess through his research on the genetics and population of the dugong. The mammal that lives underwater and has a similar resemblance to an elephant, is hard not to fall in love with, but unfortunately the population is declining. Dr. Lavery talks us through some of the causes so hopefully we can protect his magical mammal.

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Dr. Fabio Morreale: September 17, 2019

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Dr. Fabio Morreale: September 17, 2019 Fabio Morreale: September 17, 2019, 99.8 MB
Tue 17 Sep 2019

Dr. Morreale, from the School of Music at the University of Auckland, joins us in studio to talk about human-computer interaction with music technology. Fabio chats to Rachel about augmented instruments, the Magpick and whether the countless apps promising to teach people how to play musical instruments actually work? Check out his website here.