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Pepe Escobar on the rise of Bolsinaro. Michel Chossudovsky on economic reforms under Lula
12 Oct, 2018 | 0:59:11 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week's Global Research News Hour examines the underlying currents pushing the presidency in the direction of a hard right wing admirer of past dictatorial governments. We'll also place these developments within a larger geopolitical context. Guests include the noted veteran Brazilian journalist Pepe Escobar and Professor Michel Chossudovsky of the Centre for Research on Globalization. We will also get...
Mirjam Guesgen talks about her journey from researcher to freelancer science journalist
22 Sep, 2018 | 0:59:56 |
EN | Simon Landry | Do You Even Science

In this episode, Simon talk with his Mirjam Guesgen (who met at the workshop organized by BBC superstar science journalist Matt McGrath from episode 2!) about her journey from academic researcher to award winning journalist. Their conversation, like Mirjam's journey, covers a lot of ground. From her doctoral research with sheep in New Zealand to her post-doctoral research with cows...
From science to mythology, history to culture, a pharmaceutical look at cutting-edge topics.
14 Sep, 2018 | 0:29:51 |
EN | CHMR FM Music Department | The Med Thread

What do *you* know about biological drugs? In this episode of The Med Thread, produced by the School of Pharmacy at Memorial University of Newfoundland in partnership with CHMR-FM, local pharmacist Sheldon Baines, a specialist in biological drugs from BioScript Pharmacy, joins Cathy and Mike to chat about these 'made from life' medications: how they help patients reclaim their livelihood;...
What exactly is a speech-language pathologist (SLP) anyway?
12 Sep, 2018 | 0:59:59 |
EN | Simon Landry | Do You Even Science

In this episode, Simon talk with his friend Yasmin Beydoun about her path to becoming a speech-language pathologist. Their conversation takes them everywhere from meeting at a nerd camp for entrepreneurial neuroscience students in Halifax to her clinical training with linguistic minorities. We also learn about the complexities around swallowing, how standardized tests can keep out marginalized communities from becoming...
FOR RELEASE WEEK OF OCTOBER 14, 2018
08 Sep, 2018 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

This documentary follows a sacred river walk along the dangerously polluted Housatonic River in western Massachusetts state in the northeast USA. The purpose of the walk was ceremonial, but also to bring people together and raise awareness of rivers as the bloodstream of the earth and of water as a living thing to which humans belong.
FOR RELEASE WEEK OF OCTOBER 7, 2018
08 Sep, 2018 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

In this second part of her 2005 interview, Ross focuses on how the Reproductive Justice movement has been built up as a collaboration between reproductive rights and racial justice activism. She advises that although Roe v Wade may be overturned by the US Supreme Court, "they can't put the toothpaste back in the tube."
FOR RELEASE WEEK OF SEPT 30, 2018
08 Sep, 2018 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

In this interview, Ross begins with her personal story of needing reproductive justice, and goes on to tell stories of pioneering organizing for real reproductive choice and the sexist, racist and classist moves by US politicians to control the bodies of women and of all people of color. The interview took place in 2005, but all the struggles are ongoing...
FOR RELEASE WEEK OF SEPT 16, 2018
07 Sep, 2018 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Conclusion of 2-part interview with biologist Karen Messing about gendered research on gendered work and its effects on health and stress. Both parts are full of examples.
FOR RELEASE WEEK OF SEPT 9, 2018
07 Sep, 2018 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

This is the first of two half-hours of an extensive interview with Professor Messing about how gendered the most common professions are, what generally-ignored factors cause physical and mental health problems for women at work in various professions, and what can and cannot be changed about this in the contemporary milieu. She makes the point that Europeans, especially the French,...
What it’s like being in a couple with two PhDs
27 Aug, 2018 | 0:59:12 |
EN | Simon Landry | Do You Even Science

In this very special episode, Simon co-hosts with his partner Nicola while Deena is away at an international conference. Simon gives an update on his job hunt and explains the difference between tenure-track professor and course instructors. Nicola talks about her experience with radical career change, having gone from electrical engineer to psychologist working with individuals with borderline personality disorder....
From science to mythology, history to culture, a pharmaceutical look at cutting-edge topics.
14 Aug, 2018 | 0:41:42 |
EN | CHMR FM Music Department | The Med Thread

Dr. John Weber, pharmacologist, neuroscientist and cannabis expert and associate professor with the Memorial University of Newfoundland School of Pharmacy, joins co-hosts Mike Chong and Dr. Cathy Balsom of the School of Pharmacy's Medication Therapy Services (MTS) Clinic to discuss everything from chemical compounds, types of cannabis and their effects on the body, to how research following legalization will help...
Our failures don't need to define us
13 Aug, 2018 | 0:58:57 |
EN | Simon Landry | Do You Even Science

Our failures don't need to define us - cliche, we know! Listen as Simon and Deena share some of their failures while in academia and as far back as high school. Also, Simon's good friend Dom shares what she views as failures during her PhD and, "against all odds", becoming a faculty member in a prestigious liberal arts university in...
From science to mythology, history to culture, a pharmaceutical look at cutting-edge topics.
08 Aug, 2018 | 0:29:13 |
EN | CHMR FM Music Department | The Med Thread

You're a teddy bear without stuffing: you're anemic. Ever wonder how you got that way, and how you can get your stuffing back? Will you ever feel rested again? Join co-hosts Mike Chong and Dr. Cathy Balsom of the School of Pharmacy's Medication Therapy Services (MTS) Clinic to find out!
Demanding the right to a future
06 Aug, 2018 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

The case Juliana et al. v United States et al. is now set for trial starting October 29, 2018, in an Oregon federal court. Since 2015, two successive national administrations have tried to get the case thrown out and failed. Twenty-one young plaintiffs are alleging the United States knew since the 1950s that a horrendous climate disaster would be in...
From science to mythology, history to culture, a pharmaceutical look at cutting-edge topics.
24 Jul, 2018 | 0:31:45 |
EN | CHMR FM Music Department | The Med Thread

Greeks and Egyptians developed sleeping potions using the opium poppy — the same potion that put Dorothy to sleep in The Wizard of Oz. European apothecaries in the Middle Ages stocked spongia somnifera, a medieval anesthesia soaked in wine and herbs. Today, Z-drugs are among the most popular sleep remedies. Join co-hosts Mike Chong and Dr. Cathy Balsom of the...
"Free is a method of distribution."
17 Jul, 2018 | 0:28:45 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Talk by Genevieve Vaughan at the 2016 conference of the Mothering Institute for Research and Community Involvement in Toronto. Vaughan states that the act of mothering is unilateral gift-giving, and that an infant's experience of being mothered (whether by biological mother or other) builds both the physical brain and the template of what it is to be human.
The Death of Evidence-Based Policy
16 Jul, 2018 | 0:58:38 |
EN | Simon Landry | Do You Even Science

Recent happenings in Ontario have put the province in the spotlight. Listen as Deena summarize current events, such as U of T's new policy mandating involuntary medical leave of absence for mental health issues; and, the shocking return to the 1998 sexual education curriculum. Simon reminds us of an important aspect of politics - who is accountable for potential harm...
Call me Dr not Miss or Ms. I've earned the title.
13 Jul, 2018 | 0:58:58 |
EN | Simon Landry | Do You Even Science

According to @drdeenamhamza, the #ImmodestWomen movement is just beginning. Listen as @drsimonlandry and Deena discuss the source of this hashtag and their experiences using the title "Dr." Bonus: Deena has kept Simon honest in his "make-right" project. Listen as Simon shares the letter he sent to his forgotten participants.
Unethical use of research. Where does researcher responsibility begin and end?
13 Jul, 2018 | 0:58:56 |
EN | Simon Landry | Do You Even Science

Knowledge mobilization, knowledge translation, and knowledge transfer and exchange – what do these terms really mean? Do you know the difference between innovation and invention? Simon updates Deena on “broader impact” and his take on a recent conference he attended in Winnipeg. As a topic of interest, Simon shares a recent article he came across in the Globe & Mail...
Examining hazards a controversial take-over and hazards of agrochemical agriculture
18 May, 2018 | 0:59:14 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This edition of the Global Research News Hour explores issues around the recent approval of a merger between German pharmaceutical and chemical giant Bayer and the American Agro-chemical giant Monsanto. Author and Public Banking Institute Chair Ellen Brown discusses the economic and political clout of the new entity. writer Nick Meyer speaks about the May 19th March Against Monsanto, Dr....
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