Posts by Unfiltered Thoughts:
Jack is joined by Alastair Tait to chat about life on Mars and other places in our solar system. Alastair is a PhD student at Monash University in Melbourne, where he studies planetary geology and meteorites. You’re about to hear about his work, actually.
Jack is joined by Matthew Mack to discuss the trouble with teaching maths, the relationship betweens maths and science, and why blockbuster movies don’t feature mad mathematicians. Matthew is a Masters graduate in mathematics attempting to foray into the real world. When he isn’t mentally dissecting or marrying various concepts, he can be found playing the cello or working through a backlog of indie games.
For the nineteenth episode of Unfiltered Thoughts, Jack sits down with Bren Carruthers to chat about the big, bad world of journalism, touching on science, climate change and politics.
For the eighteenth episode of Unfiltered Thoughts, Jack sits down with Will Farr (again!) to chat about the science and science-fiction of asteroids.
For the seventeenth episode of Unfiltered Thoughts, Jack sits down with Sarah Murphy and Andy Cutting to chat about teaching science to school children. Sarah is a high-school science teacher with a background in biotechnology and analytical chemistry, and Andy is a PhD student in developmental biology at the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute. Both work for the Gene Technology Access Centre along with Jack, and he caught up with them on a high-school science outreach trip to Bendigo.
For the sixteenth episode of Unfiltered Thoughts, Jack sits down with Brady Clarke to chat about the influence of technology on music. Brady is a Melbourne-based musician and writer who wears a lot of turtlenecks and likes coffee. When he’s not destroying his personal brand on social media, he makes electronic music as WIST.
For the fifteenth episode of Unfiltered Thoughts<, Jack sits down with Jessica Pletcher to chat about working in science, the expense and complexity of biotechnological research, and the differences between pure and applied research.
For the fourteenth episode of Unfiltered Thoughts, Jack sits down with Ted Janet to chat about the process of thinking critically about modern narrative television. Ted is a writer for screen and comics, and has worked for local production companies such as Revolution Pictures and the Picture Tank. He is currently employed writing educational medical cartoons. His first comic book, Balaclava Junction, is due for release late 2014.