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Spinning spacecraft on the radio

Laura Goodall posted in on May 4th, 2015.

Dr. Duncan Steel, New Zealand-based space scientist, spoke on the Radio New Zealand show Our Changing World on 30th April about the out-of-control Russian space capsule that failed to reach the International Space Station. Dr. Steel, who lives in Wellington, is Space Scientist at the NASA-Ames Research Center, Professor of Astrobiology at the University of Buckingham and Astronomer at […]

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Superbugs on the radio

Laura Goodall posted in on August 6th, 2014.

Dr Heather Hendrickson, lecturer in Molecular Biosciences at Massey University, spoke on Radio New Zealand’s Sunday Morning show on 3rd August about the issues surrounding superbugs, antibiotic resistance, new drugs, and the impact of antibacterial consumer products. Heather previously attended our Media SAVVY workshops and she was also the expert for last month’s Expert Encounter.

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Dr Siouxsie Wiles on Radio NZ

John Kerr posted in on June 18th, 2012.

This weekend, Radio New Zealand’s Kim Hill caught up with Dr Siouxsie Wiles -Director of the Bioluminescent Superbugs Group at the University of Auckland, and author of the Infectious Thoughts blog at SciBlogs. Kim spoke with Siouxsie on a section of her show called Playing Favourites, in which she quizzes public personalities on their favourite music […]

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Radio NZ’s Kathryn Ryan in Antartica

John Kerr posted in on January 25th, 2012.

In early December 2011 Nine to Noon’s presenter Kathryn Ryan and producer, Caitlin Cherry were invited by Antarctica New Zealand to visit Scott Base on Ross island in Antarctica. You can listen to the resulting podcasts below and on the Radio New Zealand website. Clicking on the links will take you the Radio NZ site […]

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