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A motley crew of academics from the University Of Auckland educate you on a range of thought-provoking topics. Thanks to the University of Auckland.

 

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Riley Phillips-Harris: October 15, 2019

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Riley Phillips-Harris: October 15, 2019 Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Riley Phillips-Harris: October 15, 2019, 76.38 MB
Tue 15 Oct 2019

This mornings guest for Ready, Steady, Learn is the multi-talented, Riley Phillips-Harris. Blues Award winner talks about his life as taekwondo world champion, budding lawyer and stunt man. Featuring in films like Mortal
Engines
, Avatar 2 and 3, the Shannara Chronicles, Riley chats to Rachel about life in the stunt world and taking out the taekwondo championship.

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Dr. Jiwon Hong: October 8, 2019

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Dr. Jiwon Hong: October 8, 2019 Jiwon Hong: October 8, 2019, 59.04 MB
Tue 8 Oct 2019

The Hugo Charitable Trust Research Fellow in the Department of Surgery and the School of Biological Sciences, Dr. Jiwon Hong, joins us in studio to talk to us about her research to help sufferers of pancreatitis. Dr. Jiwon Hong talks us through what pancreatitis is, what drugs are currently available and why it's important to develop more drugs in this field.

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Dr. Tamasailau Suaalii-Sauni: October 1, 2019

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Dr. Tamasailau Suaalii-Sauni: October 1, 2019 Tamasailau Suaalii-Sauni: October 1, 2019, 88.23 MB
Tue 1 Oct 2019

Dr. Tamasailau Suaalii-Sauni from the University of Auckland pops into the studio to talk about her ground-breaking research, with Dr. Robert Webb and Dr. Juan Tauri, the Marsden-funded research focuses on how Māori and Samoan peoples describe their experience of youth justice across three different countries. Dr. Tamasailau and Rachel discuss the disproportionate representation in the justice system and the need for more research in these areas.

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Dr. Shane Lavery: September 24, 2019

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Dr. Shane Lavery: September 24, 2019 Shane Lavery: September 24, 2019, 83.5 MB
Tue 24 Sep 2019

The University of Auckland's Dr. Shane Lavery, from the School of Biological Sciences, talks Pearl and Tess through his research on the genetics and population of the dugong. The mammal that lives underwater and has a similar resemblance to an elephant, is hard not to fall in love with, but unfortunately the population is declining. Dr. Lavery talks us through some of the causes so hopefully we can protect his magical mammal.

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Dr. Fabio Morreale: September 17, 2019

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Dr. Fabio Morreale: September 17, 2019 Fabio Morreale: September 17, 2019, 99.8 MB
Tue 17 Sep 2019

Dr. Morreale, from the School of Music at the University of Auckland, joins us in studio to talk about human-computer interaction with music technology. Fabio chats to Rachel about augmented instruments, the Magpick and whether the countless apps promising to teach people how to play musical instruments actually work? Check out his website here.

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Dr. Sarah Gerritsen: September 10, 2019

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Dr. Sarah Gerritsen: September 10, 2019 Sarah Gerritsen: September 10, 2019, 93.97 MB
Tue 10 Sep 2019

Dr. Sarah Gerritsen, a research fellow in the School of Population Health, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences is in the studio to talk about the University of Auckland and Healthy Families Waitākere teaming up to look into whether children are being targeted by fast food marketing and therefore suffering the effects of a poor diet. 

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Prof. Kathy Campbell: September 3, 2019

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Prof. Kathy Campbell: September 3, 2019 Kathy Campbell: September 3, 2019, 97.53 MB
Tue 3 Sep 2019

Prof. Kathy Campbell, an astrobiologist, came up to the studio to talk about all things planets and space. Is there another life form? Can we move to other planets? Are we even real? What is life? Kathy helps us answer these existential questions bright and early on your Tuesday morning.

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Dr. Jaelim Cho: August 27, 2019

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Dr. Jaelim Cho: August 27, 2019 Jaelim Cho: August 27, 2019, 67.08 MB
Tue 27 Aug 2019

Dr. Jaelim Cho pops up to the studio to teach Rach and Tess and a bit about diabetes of the exocrine pancreas, the second most common adult onset diabetes. Dr. Jaelim Cho talks the findings of her research and how the drug, metformin, might be able to help with this form of diabetes. 

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Luling Lin: August 6, 2019

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Luling Lin: August 6, 2019 Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Luling Lin: August 6, 2019, 54.75 MB
Tue 6 Aug 2019

University of Auckland PhD student, Luling Lin, pops up to Breakfast to chat with Rachel about her research into paediatrics, focusing on early nutrition for preterm babies at the Liggins Institute at Auckland University. She’ll be talking about her research at a free public lecture at the Liggins Institute in Grafton tomorrow evening, Better brains or life-long health – is there a trade-off for at-risk babies?

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Dr. Erin Griffey: July 30, 2019

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Dr. Erin Griffey: July 30, 2019 Erin Griffey: July 30, 2019, 95.23 MB
Tue 30 Jul 2019

Associate Professor in Art History, Dr. Erin Griffey, pops up for a chat with Rachel about her speciality in analysing visual and material culture at the early modern court. Dr. Erin talks the older times, jewels, beauty, and all things glam. She'll be speaking at Raising the Bar, along with other academics with all sorts of interesting topics. Check 'em out here