I, Science Radio

I, Science radio is the radio show produced by the students of the MSc in Science Communication and Science Media Production at Imperial College London. Join us for some lighthearted conversations about science.

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Food glorious food and glorious science

Posted Tuesday 17 July 2018 by Hilary

On 16th July Messha, Hilary and Izzy were joined by expert Nutritional Therapist Joanna Goldie to talk about gut health, bloating, weight loss, skin health and all things to do with the gut brain axis. We heard about metabolic neuroscience research and why it can be so difficult to maintain weigh tloss. And of course we talked about chocolate.

The paranormal, supernatural and science

Posted Tuesday 10 July 2018 by Hilary

On 2nd July The first of 3 summer special shows by Hilary, Meesha and Bridie. We talked about which buttons to press (it was our first show), possession, Indian house gods, dousing and Ouija boards.
We discussed some research that explains the relationship between belief in the paranormal and conspiracy theories; intelligence;analytical cognitive styles and strength of commitment to use of evidence in decision making. If you want to listen to this go to: http://www.icradio.com/schedule/231237

Science, politics, student refunds, voting and FOIs

Posted Tuesday 10 July 2018 by Hilary

On 9th July we talked about transparency in universities, the role of FOIs (freedom of information) requests, student refunds, and the marketisation of education.

We discussed the science of how to inspire people to vote.

And should society be protected from science or should scientists be protected from politicians.?

We mentioned the legal class action for financial compensation for loss of education during the strike-join this now..
https://www.universitycompensation.co.uk/

If you want to hear this click on 9th July below or go to: http://www.icradio.com/schedule/231243

3 - it's a magic number

Posted Monday 6 November 2017 by Shivani

We chatted about academic doping, invasive species, over sleeping and lizard tail regrowth.

If you didn't catch us live or just love the show much you don't want to wait a whole week to hear us again, listen to the stream or download the show (linked).

Tune in on Monday from 5-6 for more science news from the I, Science Radio Team!

Second Show

Posted Tuesday 31 October 2017 by Shivani

Yesterday we covered loads of fun science! From a chat about Blue Planet II to talking about the fact that we live in the highest level of CO2 concentration ever* we moved on to what people are calling the fourth wave of the industrial revolution: AI. We ended on a heart wrenching discussion on how at risk pets are to second hand smoke.

If you didn't catch us live, stream or download the show (linked).

Tune in on Monday from 5-6 for more science news from the I, Science Radio Team.

*ish

New (academic) Year, New Team

Posted Tuesday 24 October 2017 by Shivani

Yesterday we recorded our first show of this year, we discussed air pollution, sex addiction, whale intelligence and anti-depressants in crabs.

If you didn't manage to tune in be sure to download the show (linked) and listen to it on your commute.

Tune in on Monday from 5-6 for more science news from the I, Science Radio Team.

First Episode!

Posted Wednesday 2 November 2016 by Catherine

Today we recorded our first episode of the I, Science Magazine programme. It included science news, the pilot of your new favourite comedy show, CREATURE WARS!!!! an interview with an imperial med school graduate about death and a lot of me 'getting used to'* the buttons in the radio studio.

*pressing the wrong buttons and swearing.

Previous Broadcasts

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Monday 16 July 2018 (18:00 – 19:00) ▶ Stream ▶ Download stream
Monday 9 July 2018 (18:00 – 19:00) ▶ Stream ▶ Download stream
Monday 2 July 2018 (18:00 – 19:00) ▶ Stream ▶ Download stream
Monday 11 June 2018 (18:00 – 19:00) ▶ Stream ▶ Download stream
Monday 4 June 2018 (18:00 – 19:00) ▶ Stream ▶ Download stream
Monday 14 May 2018 (18:00 – 19:00) ▶ Stream ▶ Download stream
Monday 7 May 2018 (18:00 – 19:00) ▶ Stream ▶ Download stream
Monday 30 April 2018 (18:00 – 19:00) ▶ Stream ▶ Download stream
Monday 5 February 2018 (17:00 – 18:00) ▶ Stream ▶ Download stream
Monday 29 January 2018 (17:00 – 18:00) ▶ Stream ▶ Download stream
Monday 22 January 2018 (17:00 – 18:00) ▶ Stream ▶ Download stream
Monday 15 January 2018 (17:00 – 18:00) ▶ Stream ▶ Download stream
Monday 11 December 2017 (17:00 – 18:00) ▶ Stream ▶ Download stream
Monday 4 December 2017 (17:00 – 18:00) ▶ Stream ▶ Download stream
Monday 13 November 2017 (17:00 – 18:00) ▶ Stream ▶ Download stream
Monday 6 November 2017 (17:00 – 18:00) ▶ Stream ▶ Download stream
Monday 30 October 2017 (17:00 – 18:00) ▶ Stream ▶ Download stream
Monday 23 October 2017 (17:00 – 18:00) ▶ Stream ▶ Download stream
Wednesday 22 March 2017 (11:30 – 12:30) ▶ Stream ▶ Download stream
Wednesday 15 March 2017 (11:30 – 12:30) ▶ Stream ▶ Download stream
Wednesday 1 March 2017 (11:45 – 12:45) ▶ Stream ▶ Download stream
Wednesday 18 January 2017 (11:30 – 12:30) ▶ Stream ▶ Download stream
Wednesday 7 December 2016 (11:30 – 12:30) ▶ Stream ▶ Download stream
Wednesday 23 November 2016 (11:30 – 12:30) ▶ Stream ▶ Download stream
Wednesday 9 November 2016 (11:30 – 12:30) ▶ Stream ▶ Download stream
Wednesday 2 November 2016 (11:30 – 12:30) ▶ Stream ▶ Download stream
Monday 16 May 2016 (18:00 – 19:00) ▶ Stream ▶ Download stream
Monday 1 February 2016 (17:00 – 18:00) ▶ Stream ▶ Download stream
Monday 14 December 2015 (17:00 – 18:00) ▶ Stream ▶ Download stream