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Midday Interview

ABC Classic FM

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On ABC Classic FM Midday, Margaret Throsby interviews special guests who give extraordinary insights into their life and work, thoughts and feelings. Margaret's guest list reads like a who's who of Australia and the world, but also includes less well-known people with their own remarkable stories. It is Margaret's warmth and her deep engagement with people that make these ABC Classic FM Midday interviews a 'must subscribe' podcast.

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Nobel prize winner, Professor Peter Doherty on the Knowledge Wars

September 10th, 2015

Episode 145 of 234 episodes

Peter Doherty AC is an Australian immunologist, science researcher and science writer who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physiology and Medicine in 1996. He was Australian of the Year in 1997, and is the best-selling author of "The Beginner's Guide to Winning the Nobel Prize- A Life in Science" (2005), "A Light History of Hot Air" (2007), "Sentinel Chickens -What birds tell us about our health and the world" (August 2012), "Pandemics" (2013). Peter's most recent book is "The Knowledge Wars" (Melbourne University Press September 1st 2015).

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