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Title: Do genetic ancestry tests know if you’re Palestinian? A cautionary tale of race and science (Summer Season)

School gate racism, education reclaimed, and family found (Part 2)

March 8th, 2020

Three generations with powerful, personal stories of family lost and found, racism, and the right to education reclaimed. This is not your average Science… Go to Episode

How to be Two Ways strong: Dreamtime science and finding yourself (Part 1)

March 1st, 2020

Pack your pyjamas, we’re heading to camp! From Arnhem Land to Adelaide, Caboolture to Coffs – let's gather from far and wide to meet on Kaurna country.… Go to Episode

EVACUATE NOW - wildfires and why Will stayed in bed

February 23rd, 2020

How would you react if you received this SMS? BUSHFIRE WARNING. LEAVE NOW. When we evacuate from a bushfire, we fall into one of seven types of evacuee;… Go to Episode

Wildfires with wild numbers: fact checking a catastrophe

February 16th, 2020

This Summer's overwhelming bushfires have produced overwhelming numbers - hectares burnt, animals killed, carbon dioxide emitted. But who's fact checking… Go to Episode