Five poets and five scientists meet on stage in Kings Cross. Five performance pieces based around their joint experiences. This episode shares parts of those performances.
December 13, 2017
What happens when you bring scientists and poets together to form unique performance pieces? This episode looks at one project that’s doing exactly that.
November 28, 2017
Science can have a huge impact on society, in particular when it can be used to judge those around us. Author Angela Saini has been looking at how research into sex and gender has been getting it wrong.
November 12, 2017
It’s not just academics who conduct experiments, analyse results and teach students - technicians do it too. What is the role of a technician in science?
October 21, 2017
What if being an academic doesn’t mean focusing on just one subject? Dr Martin Zaltz Austwick has changed subjects throughout his academic career. He now describes himself as a recovering physicist.
September 25, 2017
What do scientists get wrong when trying to write for a general audience? I talk to the editors who take scientists' writing, and turn it into something that will grab your attention.
July 31, 2017
Dr Roberto Trotta is a theoretical cosmologist, a lecturer, an author, a consultant, public engager and much more. We discuss his interpretation of being a scientist - as a multi-faceted role.
July 16, 2017
Children love science, they love scientists, but they don’t want to be one. Carole Kenrick, Scientist and Inventor-in-Residence at Gillespie Primary School in North London, is changing that.
July 4, 2017