Tag Archives: Nobel Prize

Episode 158 – 19th October 2012

We speak to Kerry McCarthy MP and punk historian John Robb about Pussy Riot, examine an intriguing new study linking brain damage to criminal behaviour, consider votes for 16 year olds and look at the history of the Nobel Prize. We also find out about the new Science Grrl Calendar!



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Pussy Riot Update (3:22) by James O’Malley (ft Kerry McCarthy MP & John Robb)
Brain Damage & Criminality (26:34) by Dean Burnett
Votes at 16 (36:48) by Cory Hazlehurst
Nobel History (45:02) by Kash Farooq (ft Simon Frantz)
Science Grrl Calendar (55:48) by Liz Lutgendorff (ft Heather Williams)
The sketch at the end is by David Lovesy & Brian Two

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Episode 107 – 21st October 2011

We speak to a Nobel Laureate and a Cabinet Minister in the same show. What’s all that about? Also: Dale Farm, Transgender in the Media, and the END OF THE WORLD.


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2011 Nobel Winner Brian Schmidt Interview (1:36) by Kash Farooq
David Willetts Roberts Lecture (13:26) by James O’Malley
Roberts Lecture Reactions (15:57) by Liz Lutgendorff
Dale Farm (25:30) by Adam Jacobs
Evangelical HIV Cures (35:29) by Naomi Phillips
Transgender and the Media (41:00) by Liz Lutgendorff (ft Nathalie McDermott)
Translating Solaris (48:19) by Salim Fadhley (ft Bill Johnson)
End Of The World (Again) (57:28) by Tom Hodden
The sketch at the end is by David Lovesy & Brian Two

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Episode 105 – 7th October 2011

We speak to Sir Paul Nurse and others at the Royal Society’s One Culture event. Blakeley talks to Kim Howells about the War on Terror and we wonder if an 80mph speed limit is ethical. And more!


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Royal Society One Culture Festival by James O’Malley & Liz Lutgendorff (ft Sir Paul Nurse, Ian Stewart, Sunetra Gupta & Uta Frith)
80mph Speed Limits by Adam Jacobs
Non-Prophet Week by James O’Malley (ft Mike Paynter)
Kim Howells Interview by Blakeley Nixon
Nobel Prize Faff by James O’Malley & Liz Lutgendorff (ft Simon Frantz)
Science Is Vital’s Report by James O’Malley (ft Jenny Rohn)
Localism Bill & Referendums by Cory Hazlehurst
The sketch at the end is by David Lovesy, Brian Two and Steve Clark

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