Podcasts, videos, radio interviews, and tv appearances by New Zealand's Independent Research Organisations
Podcasts and audio
Lincoln Agritech: Machine learning in agriculture
16 February 2024: In this episode of Plains FM podcast Duct Tape and Flip Flops, Machine Vision Principal Scientist Jaco Fourie talks to "Josh and Josh" about how machine learning and AI can bring advances in our primary industries.
Cawthron: Oyster vaccine set to save multi-million dollar industry
15 February 2024: Research is underway to combat a virus that's devastated New Zealand's multimillion-dollar Pacific oyster industry. Nelson's Cawthron Institute has been granted $1 million over three years to develop a vaccine for Pacific oyster mortality syndrome, also known as Poms.
HERA: Ep.104 – Pioneering seismic research in Aotearoa
31 January 2024: In this episode of Stirring the Pot HERA talks with Shahab Ramhormozian. Shahab is an Associate Professor in Structural and Earthquake Engineering at Auckland University of Technology. Join HERA as they chat with him about being awarded the INN0V8 impact industry award at the 2023 HERA Future Forum Industry Awards.
Video and tv
Malaghan: Could eradicating a bacterial infection be the key to preventing stomach cancer?
8 February 2024: Kate Maclean is a clinical researcher in the Le Gros laboratory at the Malaghan Institute who will soon be applying her expertise in human hookworm to human bacteria, with the aim of reducing the incidence of stomach cancer in New Zealand.
Malaghan: NZ invention to enhance safety of CAR T and other cell therapies
29 January 2024: An innovative 'safety switch' for CAR T-cell therapy, designed at the Malaghan Institute and recently patented, has the potential to significantly enhance the safety and accessibility of this cutting-edge cancer immunotherapy and other cell therapies.
Malaghan: A gateway for toxic damage and immune health
9 November 2023: A cellular receptor, once notorious for its interaction with environmental toxins is now being investigated for its potentially critical role in supporting immune health.