The Discovery Pod Podcast

The Discovery Pod Podcast by The University of Adelaide

The University of Adelaide

Hemp houses, disease-detecting dogs, and robot swarms inspired by wasps; In 2022, The Discovery Pod is exploring bold new ideas.

Join us in conversation with host Andy Lowe and researchers at the forefront of innovation, as we uncover ingenious solutions to society's most pressing challenges.

So, how can we make tomorrow, better today? Let’s find out. 

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Categories: Education

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From muskets and biplanes to artificial intelligence and satellite defence systems- warfare in the 21st century presents challenges and opportunities that countries all over the world are scrambling to understand.

Previous episodes

  • 36 - Accelerating Australia’s defence capabilities. How do we prepare for tomorrow’s challenges today? With Dr Sanjay Mazumdar. 
    Tue, 09 May 2023
  • 35 - From box-ticking to goal-kicking. Achieving workforce diversity with Dr Valerie Caines 
    Tue, 25 Apr 2023
  • 34 - Turning waste into worth. What role can activated carbon play in our circular economy? With Dr Lewis Dunnigan 
    Tue, 28 Feb 2023
  • 33 - Can we revive extinct ecosystems with music? Exploring the ocean orchestra with Dr Dominic McAfee 
    Tue, 07 Feb 2023
  • 32 - Understanding carbon credits. Are our offsets off track? With Professor Michelle Waycott 
    Tue, 24 Jan 2023
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