The Conduct Science Podcast
Rod Schoonover - Climate Change

Rod Schoonover - Climate Change

July 3, 2020

Today, Mitch and Tom are joined by none other than CEO of the Ecological Futures group and former senior scientist at the burea of intelligence Rod Schoonover. The guys and Rod talk about what led Rod to resign in protest from the White House as well as institutional climate deniers. More than this they explore the possibility to change, what we can do to combat climate change and why it is considered a national security issue for the intelligence agency. Music by: Joakim Karud - https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud.

Climate Change II

Climate Change II

July 1, 2020

This week on The Conduct Science Podcast, Mitch and Tom return to Climate Change. Join them as they find out just exactly what climate change is, just why it is so important to talk about, and why we should be concerned. This time, the boys explore the effects of climate change and who should we be blaming for it all? The West? The developed? The developing? Lastly, they explore what you can do to make a difference and turn the tide on climate. Music by: Joakim Karud - https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud.

Scientific Integrity

Scientific Integrity

June 24, 2020

This week on The Conduct Science Podcast, Mitch and Tom explore scientific integrity! What does that even mean you ask? Listen to find out! The boys explore what scientific integrity is and why it is important to both the scientific and civilian world. The ethics of the world is being pulled more and more into public view and this is no different with science, how do they decide which research is acceptable if animals are being used? Lastly, they talk about paying to access scientific articles and whether this is acceptable. Music by: Joakim Karud - https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud.

Dinosaurs

Dinosaurs

June 17, 2020

This week on the Conduct Science Podcast, join Mitch and Tom as they take you on a journey to a land before time. That's right the boys are here talking about dinosaurs!But what exactly is a dinosaur anyway? Where did they come from? How and when did they live? But most importantly the boys spend the show debating the inner workings of Jurassic Park and if it is actually possible.... find out here! Music by: Joakim Karud - https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud.

Energy

Energy

June 10, 2020

This week on The Conduct Science Podcast, join Mitch and Tom as they explore energy. Energy in all of its forms surrounds us all the time and dictates the way in which the universe works, but it's something that many of us don't know too much about! The boys explore the different types of energy as well as how we produce electrical energy to power our lives, uncovering the method by which the international agreements against climate change and the burning of fossil fuels will affect our daily lives, GCSE questions, renewables of the future and more! Music by: Joakim Karud - https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud.

Interview - Rodrigo Quian Quiroga

Interview - Rodrigo Quian Quiroga

June 5, 2020

Today, Mitch and Tom are joined by Professor Rodrgio Quian Quiroga, author of "NeuroScience Fiction" and credited with the discovery of concept cells. The three discuss topics highlighted in NeuroScience Fiction such as 2001: A Space oddyssey and machine intelligence, Minority Report and free will, and BladeRunner and human consciousness. Join them as they dive through the latest advances in neuroscience and uncover how the fantasy of science fiction is quickly becoming reality! Also, listen for a chance to win a copy of NeuroScience Fiction itself! Music by: Joakim Karud - https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud.

Anniversary and Cognition

Anniversary and Cognition

June 3, 2020

This week on The Conduct Science Podcast, Mitch and Tom celebrate the first anniversary of the show, they talk about some their favourite moments of the past year as well as exploring some never before seen outtakes from previous episodes and at the end of the show make an exciting announcement! They pay tribute to SpaceX and the successful launch of SpaceX Dragon before heading onto the topic of cognition. Here we find out about the different domains of cognition, schemata, concept cells, and reading the mind... it's closer than you think. Music by: Joakim Karud - https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud.

Conspiracy Theories

Conspiracy Theories

May 27, 2020

This week on The Conduct Science Podcast, join Mitch and Tom as they put on their tin foil hats and delve into the mysterious world of conspiracy theories! Covering everything from the anti-vaxx community and how people think the new 5G towers are spreading COVID-19, to how the world ended in 2012 and the Queen is actually a lizard person. The boys appraoch what drives people to believe in conspiracy theories in the first place and what we can do to combat the misinformation out there in the world. Music by: Joakim Karud - https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud.

The End of the World

The End of the World

May 20, 2020

This week on The Conduct Science Podcast, Mitch and Tom explore possible ends of the world. Throughout history the end of the world has been predicted countless times the boys explore some of these theories and then contemplate how the world might meet its demise through natural, man-made, and other worldy sources. From magnetic pole reversal to a nano bot outbreak, from global epidemics and zombie outbreaks to alien invasion. To round out the show the talk is taken to the ends of the universe where the big rip, heat death, and the big crunch are explored. In these scenarios how would the human race fair and how will our perception of reality be altered? Music by: Joakim Karud - https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud.

Music

Music

May 13, 2020

This week on The Conduct Science Podcast, join Tom and Mitch as they explore the world of music! Have you ever wondered where music originated and why it is so integral to our society? Or where your music taste even comes from? Find out here in this episode where the boys explore their own music tastes, where it may have come from, the origins of music, and musical therapy and all of the applications it has in the world. Music by: Joakim Karud - https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud.