May 2nd, 2016
Episode 377 of 417 episodes
In the studio this week are Dr Shane, Dr Ray, Dr Ailie and Dr Jen in this special Gender and Workplace Diversity episode. First guests (via Skype) - Prof. Emma Johnson from the School of Biological Sciences at UNSW who talks about what she studies and the tools used to study them, the coral reef bleaching and gender equality in tertiary institutions. Dr Ailie and Dr Jen focus on gender and diversity issues in the workplace, and specifically in education and research. What are the statistics, why does it matter and unconcious bias. Second Guest (via Skype) - Lisa Harvey-Smith from CSIRO's Astronomy and Space Science Division talks about her research and latest results using the CSIRO's new pathfinder telescope and her involvement with the Gene Cernan series of shows. The team wrap-up with what can be done to address gender imbalances. Remember, “Science is everywhere”, including: Program page: http://www.rrr.org.au/program/einstein-a-go-go/ Facebook page: Einstein A Go Go Twitter: https://twitter.com/einstein_agogo and every Sunday at 11a.m AEST on RRR 102.7mHz FM.