Tag: feature

Episode 66: The secret life of the Zoology Museum

This podcast celebrates the past, present and future of the Hunterian Zoology Museum located in the Graham Kerr Building at the University of Glasgow. And who better than our Museum’s specialist curator to reveal the life and times of this majestic place? In this Naturally Speaking episode, Maggie Reilly tells Naturally Speaking editor Martina Quaggiotto all about the history of […]

Episode 65: Making Connections – linking data on biodiversity

Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health & Comparative Medicine researcher Prof Rod Page was recently awarded the Ebbe Nielsen prize for his proposal to help document the biodiversity of Australia by linking a variety of open sources of data. Tune in to hear about the challenges and opportunities associated with the exciting field of ‘biodiversity informatics’ – tapping into big data […]

Episode 41: Conversations with an R Jedi

FEATURED: Our most visited post of 2016 – In this episode of Naturally Speaking Shorts Laurie Baker speaks to R-guru Hadley Wickham, Chief Scientist at RStudio, about his work to make programming and data analysis in the statistical programme R less painful.

Taiwan’s task: balancing development and conservation

FEATURED: Our most visited post of 2015 – PhD student Yi-Hsiu Chen writes about how we measure and minimise damage to ecosystems from developments like reservoirs and wind farms.

Episode 14 – Linking science and policy

FEATURED: Our most visited post of 2014 – in this episode we chat to colleagues across the Institute about how they’ve successfully communicated science into policy.