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Einstein a Go-Go - 9 October 2016

October 11th, 2016

Episode 400 of 433 episodes

The week in the studio; Dr Shane is joined by colleagues Dr Euan, Dr Jen & Dr Krystal. First Guest: Nobel prize winner - Professor Peter Doherty. Celebrating the 20th anniversary of his Nobel prize win, the team discuss (Among other things) life after the Nobel prize. The group reflect on not only what has changed in the Professors life since, but also the on-going issues relating to climate change &the exciting next generation of Scientists in this country. Second Guest: Kelly O'Shanassy - CEO of theAustralian Conservation Foundation Firstly the team's guest explains what it is exactly that the foundation does, then shares some recentlocal nature news. In particular O'Shanassyexplains to the listeners the details surrounding the most recent report from the Stockholm Environmental Institute and how it impacts us in Australia. Third Guest: Jane Kelly - PHD Candidate from the Department of Animal, Plant and Soil at Latrobe University. Jane keeps the ecological discussions going but changes the topic to parasites, in particular the 'Liver fluke parasite' and how it's causing serious problems within the dairy industry worldwide. 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

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