This month’s episode of the podcast is all about public engagement and science education. It features a conversation with Bill Bryson and why he was drawn into science, interviews with some of our Research Fellows attending their bi-annual get-together, some insights into creativity in science and why scientists should engage with the public, as well as some expert educators talking about science choices in school.
1:11 Kohn Award Lecture – Engaging people with science – Professor Peter Vukusic
6:30 Research Fellows Conference – Dr Stephen Graham and Dr Stephanie Shorge
9:55 Creativity in science – Professor Frances Ashcroft FRS and Andrew Cohen
15:36 Why science? What science? Curriculum choices at 14 – Professor Julia Buckingham and Professor Michael Reiss
22.16 In conversation with Bill Bryson – Jim Al-Khalili and Bill Bryson FRS
29:03 Why Science? – Professor Michael Reiss