This episode features PhD student Robyn Schwarz-Pimer from the department of history. Robyn is a Canadianist, a researcher of all things Canada, and today she came in to talk about the new passport that has been going viral for its blacklight antics. She is on twitter at @robynsch and maintains a page on academia.edu.
In the show's tradition, we welcome our new crew member aboard by interviewing him. Our newest edition to the Gradcast family is Eric Green. He's doing his MA in Journalism, loves the radio, and has a beard right out of a Viking epic. He tweets over at @theBlGeasy
February 16th is Louis Riel Day in Manitoba. Join us as we meet Trevor Phillips who teaches us about the Métis people, and their enigmatic historical figure. Trevor is Métis from Central Alberta and works as a Youth Outreach Coordinator at Western's Indigenous Services. Trevor will be releasing his own podcast 'In The Elder's Room' that will discuss/interview Indigenous peoples. He tweets over at @tphillers.
Surprise! A special episode for Valentine's Day! The season is full of love, and whether you are spending today with your significant other, on the prowl, or at home with ice cream and Netflix, this show is for you. Sarah is a PhD candidate in the psychology of relationships. She came to discuss how even thinking about your partner can get you a nice jolt, and dishes out some scientifically backed advice on healthy relationships, and making moves on a new boo. Sarah blogs over at Science of Relationships. She's been featured on CTV news for her research. Her lab can be found here, and she's active on Twitter at @SarahCEStanton.
This episode was recorded with our guest Anish Engineer. His work is on the effects of diabetes in mothers on their babies' heart development. He is doing this work as an MSc student in Physiology and Pharmacology. His research can be found here. Also, he is a twitter fiend over at @anishengineer.
In this episode we are meeting with Forensic Pathology master's student James Roos. His research is about car collisions, and the deconstruction of collision scenes to piece together what happened. He specifically works with the injuries and conditions of the people involved. More information on his work can be found here.