Ep 32. Life Vs Science

Being a scientist is not just a profession, it is a way of life. It is the searing agony you feel when you find inaccuracies in science fiction movies. It is checking your pedometer hourly, not because you have to, but because you want to.

The Sydney Science Festival 2017 rocked on from the 10th to the 20th of August. During this time, In Situ Science hosted “Life vs Science” a live podcast recording at The Camelot Lounge in Sydney. A wonderful audience filled the air with laughter as they learnt about science ‘behind-the-scenes’ from Jim Fishwick, Shane Hengst, Leigh Nicholson, James O’Hanlon and Alice Williamson.

This diverse panel of scientists delved into the types of research they are currently doing, early inspirations and pet peeves as scientists, and closed the night with questions from the audience. Questions include science stereotypes, the biology of the leaf and how we should deal with climate change deniers. So, join us for the highlights of the night!

Music: “Strange Stuff” by Sonic Wallpaper – www.sonicwallpaper.bandcamp.com

Mixed and Edited by Jim Fishwick


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Article by Dinh-Dai Le
Dinh-Dai Le is a science student majoring in Molecular and Cell Biology. When not knee deep in science communication, you can find him on the online battlefields of Overwatch or in the mosh pits of any live music event.
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