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The OI Podcast - Talking About Science, Art and Mātauranga Māori

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The OI Podcast - 19-04-2024 - High Country Land Tenure - Professor Ann Brower( 0:53:2)       
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This interview is ahead of an amazing talk by Professor Ann Brower the 2022 Charles Fleming Award winner for Environmental Achievement. Ann will discuss her work to drive changes to high country land tenure review processes that have helped protect 5% of Aotearoa New Zealand’s landmass. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - http://oar.org.nz
Published: 16/04/2024 2:30:00 p.m.
Talking About: Election 2023 - 23-09-2023 - Paerau Warbrick - Treaty of Waitangi and co-governance( 0:56:7)       
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Treaty of Waitangi and co-governance This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - http://oar.org.nz
Published: 23/09/2023 6:00:00 p.m.
Talking About: Election 2023 - 22-09-2023 - James Collins - Crime and Sentencing( 0:56:8)       
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Talking with James Collins about crime, courts, and sentencing and other related topics This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - http://oar.org.nz
Published: 22/09/2023 2:00:00 p.m.
Talking About: Election 2023 - 16-09-2023 - Elections 102 with Janine Hayward( 0:54:1)       
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A further chat with Prof Janine Hayward about our electoral system. Check out the electoral commission web site https://vote.nz/. Not sure about where you fit in New Zealand's political landscape? Check this our using the TV One Vote Compass https://votecompass.tvnz.co.nz/nz2023. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - http://oar.org.nz
Published: 16/09/2023 6:00:00 p.m.
Talking About: Election 2023 - 15-09-2023 - John Kerr - Conspiracy Theories and Misinformation( 0:55:29)       
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Today we are discussing all things concerning conspiracy theories and misinformation. Including how do conspiracy theories develop, why are they so persistent, and how can we identify them and then counteract them. What is misinformation and how does it differ to political spin? What is the difference between the two and how critical is this to considering how to vote? This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - http://oar.org.nz
Published: 15/09/2023 3:00:00 p.m.
Talking About: Election 2023 - 09-09-2023 - Lisa Marriott - Making sense of tax policy( 0:53:16)       
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Discussing the whys and wherefores of our various taxes, what makes good tax policy, can taxes be equitable, and why should we pay tax. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - http://oar.org.nz
Published: 9/09/2023 6:00:00 p.m.
Talking About: Election 2023 - 08-09-2023 - Climate Issues with James Renwick( 0:55:22)       
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Climate Issues with James Renwick This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - http://oar.org.nz
Published: 8/09/2023 3:00:00 p.m.
Talking About: Election 2023 - 02-09-2023 - Election 101 with Janine Heywood( 0:50:18)       
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An introduction to the electoral process including why we have MMP, the role of parliament during the election, who can vote, the electoral jargon and what it means, and strategic voting. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - http://oar.org.nz
Published: 2/09/2023 6:00:00 p.m.
Talking About: Election 2023 - 01-09-2023 - Series Introduction with Trudi Sunitsch and Barbara Anderson( 0:52:54)       
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An introduction about the show, what it's about, the topics we will cover, aa well as finding out a bit about the show's hosts. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - http://oar.org.nz
Published: 1/09/2023 2:00:00 p.m.
Talking About with Dr Barb Anderson - 25-08-2023 - Otago Institute Science Fair Special( 0:56:25)       
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Otago Institute Science Fair Special. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - http://oar.org.nz
Published: 25/08/2023 3:00:00 p.m.
Talking About with Dr Barb Anderson - 18-08-2023 - Stroke - Professor Valery Feigin (Bonus Extra)( 0:5:21)       
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Enjoy this podcast extra featuring Professor Valery Feigin FRSNZ, the Director of the multidisciplinary National Institute for Stroke and Applied Neurosciences (NISAN) at Auckland University of Technology, and 2022 winner of the Prime Minister's Science Prize. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - http://oar.org.nz
Published: 18/08/2023 3:15:00 p.m.
Talking About with Dr Barb Anderson - 18-08-2023 - Stroke - Professor Valery Feigin( 0:55:33)       
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This week Dr Barb talks to Professor Valery Feigin FRSNZ, the Director of the multidisciplinary National Institute for Stroke and Applied Neurosciences (NISAN) at Auckland University of Technology, and 2022 winner of the Prime Minister's Science Prize. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - http://oar.org.nz
Published: 18/08/2023 3:00:00 p.m.
Talking About with Dr Barb Anderson - 11-08-2023 - Talking About Ms. Information with Gwen Isaac( 0:52:23)       
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Dr Barb talks to Gwen Isaac about her latest Documentary Ms. Information. Tagline “Pink-haired, Polarizing and pissing people off” this is a film for everyone, not to be missed, a confronting glimpse into Science Communication and New Zealand society during the Covid-19 global pandemic. Showing at the Rialto, Dunedin Friday 18th (2:30pm) and Saturday 19th August (4pm). Movie Trailer bit.ly/3OSU63e. Book your seat bit.ly/3ORG8ic This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - http://oar.org.nz
Published: 11/08/2023 4:30:00 p.m.
Talking About - 16-06-2023 - Talking About the Dunedin Wildlife Hospital with Jordana Whyte( 0:54:53)       
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Talking About the Dunedin Wildlife Hospital with Jordana Whyte - Dr. Barb is Talking About the Dunedin Wildlife Hospital with Jordana Whyte, Manager of the Wildlife Hospital Trust. Jordana holds a Bachelor of Arts in Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature from the University of Minnesota. She tells us about wildlife patients, preventing window strike (https://bit.ly/3X8WMfU), what to do if you find native wildlife in distress (ph 0800 DOC HOT / 0800 362 468). https://bit.ly/444W2u This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - http://oar.org.nz
Published: 16/06/2023 3:00:00 p.m.
Talking About - 02-06-2023 - Talking About Education, Environment and Women in Politics with Marian Hobbs( 0:52:13)       
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Marian holds an Masters in Education Administration from Massey University and a BA (English and Political Science) and a Dip Teaching from Canterbury. Followed by a distinguished career in politics Labour MP from 1996-2008, Minister of the Environment from 1999-2005, Briefly the Minister of Broadcasting, and the Chair of the Otago Regional Council last term. Awarded the NZ Sufferage Centennial Medal in 1993. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - http://oar.org.nz
Published: 2/06/2023 4:00:00 p.m.
Talking About - 19-05-2023 - Art and Conservation with Bruce Mahalski( 0:55:28)       
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Art and Conservation with Bruce Mahalski - Dr Barb is Talking About Art and Conservation with Bruce Mahalski. Bruce holds a BSc in Psychology and Zoology from Victoria University. The driving force behind the Dunedin Museum of Natural Mystery https://bit.ly/3Miniym, the Great Kiwi poster competition (www.greatkiwiposter.com), many of Dunedin’s amazing murals (https://bit.ly/3IrlF0e), and co-author/cartoonist for A Change in the Weather (https://bit.ly/3BDvaFB).
Published: 19/05/2023 3:00:00 p.m.
Talking About - 12-05-2023 - Paulette Tamati-Elliffe - Te Reo Revitalisation, Placenames, Otakou Centred Korero - Kai Tahu identity( 0:55:48)       
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Paulette Tamati-Elliffe - te reo revitalisation, placenames, Ōtākou centred kōrero - Kāi Tahu identity. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - http://oar.org.nz
Published: 12/05/2023 3:00:00 p.m.
Talking About - 05-05-2023 - Talking About Grasslands and Activism with Prof Alan Mark( 0:58:45)       
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Dr Barb is Talking About Grasslands and Activism with Sir Alan Mark KNZM CBE. Prof Mark holds a BSc in Zoology and Botany, and an MSc in Botany from the Otago University, a PhD from Duke University in North Carolina. Emeritus Professor at the Botany Department, University of Otago. A fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand Te Apārangi since 1978. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - http://oar.org.nz
Published: 5/05/2023 3:00:00 p.m.
Talking About - 28-04-2023 - Talking About Mana Wahine with Professor Angela Wanhalla( 0:56:53)       
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Dr Barb is Talking About Mana Wāhine with Dr Angela Wanhalla. - She is a professor(History), University of Otago, a Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand Te Apārangi, holds a BA (Hons.), MA, and PhD from the University of Canterbury. Angela is currently working on her Marsden funded project Te Hau Kāinga: Histories and Legacies of the Māori Home Front, 1939–45. Aftermaths is Available from https://www.unibooks.co.nz/
Published: 28/04/2023 3:00:00 p.m.
Talking About - 21-04-2023 - Talking About Octopus, Squid, and Cuttlefish with Dr Jean McKinnon.( 0:52:56)       
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Dr Barb Talks everything Teuthcology with Dr Jean McKinnon. Octopus sex, Vampire Squid, and fossil cuttlefish. Jean is a teaching Fellow in the Department of Marine Science. A Teuthologist holds a BSc, Post grad Diploma, MSc, and a PhD from the University of Otago. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - http://oar.org.nz
Published: 21/04/2023 3:00:00 p.m.
Talking About - 14-04-2023 - Talking About Wildlife Medicine and Pharmaceutics with Associate Professor Arlene McDowell( 0:53:59)       
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Dr Barb talks to Dr Arlene McDowell about Wildlife Medicine and Pharmaceutics, Possum Biocontrol using nanotechnology, and working with the Wildlife Hospital and Yellow Eyed Penguins. Arlene is an Associate Professor in the School of Pharmacy she holds a BSc(Hons)(Melb), MSc(Melb), a PhD (Otago) and is the Director of the new University of Otago degree – Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Science.
Published: 14/04/2023 3:00:00 p.m.
Talking About - 07-04-2023 - Talking About Art, Life and the Four Seasons of South Korea with Genie Lee( 0:54:34)       
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Talking About Art, Life and the Four Seasons of South Korea with Genie Lee - Dr Barb talks to Genie Lee about Art, Life and the Four Seasons of South Korea. Genie Lee holds three Bachelors degrees and three Masters Degrees. www.handshakeproject.com This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - http://oar.org.nz
Published: 7/04/2023 3:00:00 p.m.
Talking About - 31-03-2023 - Talking About Ngā Hau Ngākau with Emma Morris( 0:55:38)       
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Today Dr Barb speaks to Tūhura Otago Museum Guide, Emma Morris about the latest exhibition Ngā Hau Ngākau, an exhibition of luminous paintings, intricately carved taonga pūoro and beautiful music. Emma has a Pasifika background and has a particular affinity with the Pacific Cultures gallery. She will also talk to this and explain her role at the Museum. The exhibition, www.otagomuseum.nz/whats-on/nga-hau-ngakau This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - http://oar.org.nz
Published: 31/03/2023 3:00:00 p.m.
Talking About - 24-03-2023 - Talking About Leopard Seals with Giverny Forbes (Bonus Interview)( 0:27:43)       
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Dr Barb talks to Giverny Forbes-Scott about Leopard seals. Giverny holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Animal Management and welfare form Unitech Institute of Technology Auckland and a Master of Science in Environmental Sciences from the University of Otago. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - http://oar.org.nz
Published: 24/03/2023 5:00:00 p.m.
Talking About - 24-03-2023 - Talking About Leopard Seals with Giverny Forbes( 0:56:45)       
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Talking About Leopard Seals - Dr Barb talks to Giverny Forbes-Scott about Leopard seals. Giverny holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Animal Management and welfare form Unitech Institute of Technology Auckland and a Master of Science in Environmental Sciences from the University of Otago. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - http://oar.org.nz
Published: 24/03/2023 3:00:00 p.m.
Talking About - 17-03-2023 Talking About Sand with Associate Professor Mike Hilton( 0:49:33)       
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Dr Barb talks to Associate Professor Mike Hilton about Sand. Mike holds a BA, MA, and PhD from the University of Auckland, he is in the School of Geography, University of Otago. Mike’s research investigates the geomorphology and management of coasts, dune ecology, management for coastal communities wellbeing and conservation of biodiversity. He currently is working on Island Formation processes in the Maldives. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - http://oar.org.nz
Published: 17/03/2023 3:00:00 p.m.
Talking About - 10-03-2023 - Talking About Aquatic Ecology with Otago Regional Council Chair Gretchen Robertson( 0:53:5)       
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Talking About Aquatic Ecology with Otago Regional Council Chair Gretchen Robertson - Dr Barb talks to Gretchen Robertson (BSc (Hons.) about Aquatic Ecology and the Otago Regional Council. Gretchen is the chair of the Otago Regional Council. We talk about her background in coastal and freshwater Ecology, the role of the Otago Regional Council as custodian of our environment, manager of public transport and the ORC EcoFund. https://www.orc.govt.nz/ https://www.orc.govt.nz/our-council-our-region/
Published: 10/03/2023 3:00:00 p.m.
Talking About - 03-03-2023 - Talking About Diet with Hatsumi Matsui( 0:55:28)       
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Talking About Diet with Hatsumi Matsui - Dr Barb talks to Hatsumi Matsui about Diet. Hatsumi works as a lecturer, freelance dietitian to elite sportspeople, and author in Japan. Like a Japanese Alison Holst teaching how to cook good nutritional food on a budget. Hatsumi holds a Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition from the Otsuma Women’s University, Tokyo Japan, and a Master’s degree in public health from Loma Linda University, California, USA.
Published: 3/03/2023 3:00:00 p.m.
Talking About - 24-02-2023 - Talking About the Crochet and Intergenerational Healing with Lissy Cole Designs( 0:56:5)       
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Talking About the Crochet and Intergenerational Healing with Lissy Cole Designs - Dr Barb talks to Lissy Cole and partner Rudi about crochet, intergenerational healing, their art practice, colour, joy and their latest touring exhibition Wharenui Harikoa. https://lissycole.com/ Outlaw yarn: http://bit.ly/3EznPcc
Published: 24/02/2023 3:00:00 p.m.
Talking About - 17-02-2023 - Talking About Conservation Management with Elton Smith( 0:55:12)       
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Talking About Conservation Management with Elton Smith - Dr Barb talks to Elton Smith. Elton is Conservation Manager at Orokonui Ecosanctuary. Elton holds a BSc (Ecology, Zoology), Dip. (Wildlife management) from the University of Otago. We talk about what it’s like to be a conservation manager at Orokonui Ecosanctuary http://bit.ly/3Ih0UV8). Elton’s journey to Conservation Manager and Ecosanctuaries and conservation in general.
Published: 17/02/2023 3:00:00 p.m.
Talking About - 10-02-2023 - Talking About the Interface of Art and Educational Practice with Andrew Last( 0:52:28)       
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Dr Barb talks to Andrew Last about his Interface of Art and Educational Practice spanning 40 years. Andrew is an Artist and recently retired educator from the Dunedin School of Art. Andrew holds a BA and an MA (Fine Arts) in Gold and Silversmithing from RMIT University in Melbourne. We talk about his origins and the evolution of his art towards more locational specificity. Andrew lives and works in West Harbour, (Dunedin). This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - http://oar.org.nz
Published: 10/02/2023 4:45:00 p.m.
Talking About - 03-02-2023 - Te Taiao and Art - Madison Kelly( 0:52:17)       
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Te Taiao and Art - Dr Barb speaks to Madison Kelly about Art, Nature (Te Taiao), Whakapapa and her latest exhibition "Toko by and by" at the Blue Oyster. Madison Kelly holds a First Class Honours degree from the Dunedin School of Art and was the 2022 Carlsberg Trust Artist in Residence. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - http://oar.org.nz
Published: 3/02/2023 3:00:00 p.m.
Talking About - 27-01-2023 - Talking About Hone Tūwhare with Jeanette Wikaira( 0:56:5)       
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Talking About Hone Tūwhare with Jeanette Wikaira - Dr Barb talks to Jeanette Wikaira (BA, MA) about Hone Tūwhare, poetry, the Hone Tūwhare charitable Trust and literary residency at Kākā Point. Jeanette Wikaira is Manahautū, General Manager, Maori, partnerships and policy for DCC, Chair of the Hone Tūwhare charitable Trust. Jeanette holds a BA (History), MA (Maori studies), Masters in Museum Studies and is currently working on her PhD at the University of Otago.
Published: 27/01/2023 3:45:00 p.m.
Talking About - 20-01-2023 - Diversity and Weta( 0:55:17)       
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Dr Barb talks to Dr Cilla Wehi about Diversity in science, incorperating Matauranga Maori into ecology, using isotope analyses to investigate the historic diets of Kea, and using Whakatauki and naming words to investigate plant-weta interactions. Dr Wehi is a conservation Ecologist, she holds a BA in English, a First Class Honours Degree in Zoology, an MSc in Animal Ecology, and a PhD from the University of Waikato. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - http://oar.org.nz
Published: 20/01/2023 6:00:00 p.m.
Talking About - 13-01-2023 - Misinformation and Spiders - Chrissie Painting and Leilani Walker( 0:56:39)       
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Dr Barb talks with Dr Leilani Walker (Auckland University of technology) and Dr Chrissie Painting (University of Waikato) about Misinformation, Spiders and their new Scientific article out in Current Biology on "The Global Spread of Misinformation on Spiders". References to Literature, Art, Ice Cream and Cheese included. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - http://oar.org.nz
Published: 16/01/2023 9:45:00 a.m.
Talking About - 09-12-2022 - SLIME - Jennifer Shulzitski( 0:25:16)       
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Talking about all things Slime, What it is. Why It's Important. What can we do about it. We'll also be talking about the recent Otago Regional Council elections, SLIME the Nitrate Monster and the reasons behind this campaign. Jennifer has a Master of Science in Wildlife Biology from Northern Arizona University and over two decades experience as an ecologist and educator. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM - http://oar.org.nz
Published: 9/12/2022 2:30:00 p.m.
Talking About - 02-12-2022 - Water Safety - Matt Kiore( 0:23:50)       
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Water Safety - Matt Kiore This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - http://oar.org.nz
Published: 2/12/2022 2:30:00 p.m.
Talking About - 25-11-2022 - Christmas Knitting - Dr Steve Taylor( 0:24:2)       
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Christmas Knitting with Dr Steve Taylor - Talking About Christmas Knitting with Dr Steve Taylor public Scholar, Director AngelWings. Steve Researches how local communities and local groups participate in Society and change. One of his projects involves knitting. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - http://oar.org.nz
Published: 28/11/2022 3:00:00 p.m.
Talking About - 18-11-2022 - Dr John Kerr - Conspiracy Theories( 0:24:51)       
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Dr John Kerr - Conspiracy Theories This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - http://oar.org.nz
Published: 18/11/2022 2:30:00 p.m.
Talking About - 04-11-2022 - Communicating Through the Noise( 0:24:31)       
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Communicating Through the Noise - Dr Barb is with guest experts Dacia Herbulock (Director of the Science Media Centre), Ceridwyn Roberts (free-lance Science communicator) and Dr Sarah-Jane O'Conner (teaching fellow at Te Herenga Waka – Victoria University of Wellington). We’re Talking About Communicating Through the Noise, Misinformation, Disinformation and the SCANZ conference (https://www.scanz.co.nz/) being held in Dunedin 16th Nov-18th Nov. 2022
Published: 4/11/2022 2:30:00 p.m.