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Aug 18, 2018

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Introduction

Richard Saunders

 

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Kate Browne

Kate is an investigative journalist and leader of the news team at CHOICE. She is also known as 'The Gulty Mum' from the ABC TV show 'The Checkout' and will be the M.C. for the upcoming Skepticon in October.

https://www.choice.com.au/authors/kate-browne

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLcnP8uT1FzoUVv3WOpQDFNlU_YmVszNoP

 


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Maynard's Spooky Action....

The launch of Science Week #2

Maynard heads to Australian Museum to attend the launch of Science Week 2018.

Interviews with

Dr Karl Kruszelnicki - All round Science Communicator

http://drkarl.com/

Catherine Polcz - Program Producer (Science) Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences - producer of the Sydney Science Festival.

https://catherinepolcz.com/

 

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Interview with Alethea Dean from Australian Skeptics

Over a coffee or two, Alethea tells us of some of the people lined up for Skepticon 2018. Also news about a possible crèche and sign language interpreter at the convention.

https://convention.skeptics.com.au

 

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Speed Meet the Scientists at the Powerhouse Museum #1

This week, interviews with...

Dr Camilla Hoyos - Sleep researcher

https://woolcock.org.au/sleep-research

Amelie Vanderstock - Ecologist

https://www.crosspollinating.org/

Dr Alexandra Thomson - Marine Ecologist and Biogeochemist

https://www.uts.edu.au/

Frankie Lee - Event Coordinator

Cara Van Der Wal - Marine biologist

https://sydney.edu.au/science/people/cara.vanderwal.168.php

 

0:49:22

Mrs Mac and Morse Code

Our Canberra reporter Kevin Davies chats to author David Dufty about Florence Violet McKenzie OBE.

Affectionately known as "Mrs Mac", she was Australia's first female electrical engineer, founder of the Women's Emergency Signalling Corps and lifelong promoter for technical education for women.

The Secret Code-Breakers of Central Bureau: how Australia’s signals-intelligence network helped win the Pacific War

https://tinyurl.com/ycemoee7