Oh Dam Look, That Beaver Just Put Out A Forest Fire! With Emily Fairfax

May 23, 2019 | SciPod Radio

Today we talk with Emily Fairfax about beavers. They were almost wiped out through over trapping, but now they’re making a comeback and stopping forest fires in the process… Listen to learn about these amazing animals.

Resources mentioned:

Emily’s website: https://emilyfairfaxscience.com/

Emily’s twitter: https://twitter.com/EmilyFairfax

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The Hidden Truths Of Machine Learning With Zack Lipton

This week we discuss the hidden truths of machine learning, and how this new technology could undermine democracy as we know it, but is that even so bad…

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Zack’s website: http://zacklipton.com/

Zack’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/zacharylipton

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The Evolution Of Science Journalism With Andy Ridgway – An Award Winning Journalist

This week we speak with Andy Ridgway, an award-winning journalist, he has spent nearly 20 years in the profession, most recently as Deputy Editor of BBC Focus and then launch Editor of Science Uncovered. We discuss the impact the internet, and notably, social media is having on the science journalism world. What’s changed, and importantly, what hasn’t.

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Andy’s university profile and contact information:https://people.uwe.ac.uk/Person/AndyRidgway

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Is Social Media Influencing Our Opinions Or Exposing Them? We Discuss With Dominique Brossard

In this weeks episode, we discuss the good, the bad and the ugly impact social media and other modern communication methods are having on the way we form opinions. We’re joined by Dominique Brossard, an expert on media, science and policy, science and social media, public understanding of science, public attitudes toward controversial science. She sheds light on the impact of modern communication channels.

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Dominique’s university profile and contact information:https://experts.news.wisc.edu/experts/dominique-brossard

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Meet The Delightful Rachelle Saunders From Science For The People

In this episode we speak with the delightful and upbeat Rachelle Saunders From Science For The People Podcast and how their podcast is impacting people.

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Science For The People website: http://www.scienceforthepeople.ca/

Science For The People Twitter: https://twitter.com/sci4thepeople

Rachelle’s website: http://rachellesaunders.com/

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