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The A Level Biologist 🎙️Podcasts

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🏆 Season 2 Announcement

Welcome to this podcast about reflecting on the amazing reception of Season 1 and announcing some stuff for season 2. Season 1 had an amazing reception that far exceeded my expectations; the podcast received as of now 797 listens. Wow! I am so surprised and delighted...

❤️ Putting the Life in Life Science

Welcome to this podcast about the everyday effects that life science can have on people. I met Toby in the Oxfam shop down the road where we were both volunteering. He showed me a bunch of LadBaby videos and the rest was history.     Timestamps I’m...

🚣‍♀️ Cambridge Chat with Saba Shirvani

Welcome to this podcast about working on a medical project with an engineering background. This episode’s special guest is Saba Shirvani, a PhD student working in Addenbrookes Hospital to improve body scanning technologies as part of a project funded by the EU Horizon...

🎶 Science Sing-along with John Hinton

Welcome to this podcast about the wonderful space where science meets art to create education and entertainment.     Timestamps So, this is from the European medicinal leech’s point of view... 0:51 http://ensonglopedia.com/   I trained as an actor. I...

🕵️‍♂️ Scottish Science Secret Agent Ian Inkster

Welcome to this podcast about writing the language of science, behind the scenes, for the world’s most exciting and powerful life science movers and shakers, and making history from the shadows.     Timestamps I did do Higher biology, and I squeaked into the...

♀️ Intimate Bio Design with Giulia Tomasello

Welcome to this podcast where you’ll learn how interaction designer Giulia Tomasello is using life science to shift perceptions. I met Gi when she needed to grow some yoghurt bacteria in my lab incubator at the Royal Free Hospital in London. Our little experiment was...

🧪 Indefinite Health with Dr. Aubrey de Grey

Welcome to this podcast about breaking the limitations of our bodies to achieve healthy aging with our special guest, the man, the legend, Dr. Aubrey de Grey, a most influential thinker in the field. He is Chief Science Officer of the SENS Research Foundation which he...

🧬 How X_Y Chromosomes Actually Work

Welcome to this podcast about human sex chromosomes X and Y. Everyone gets taught at some point about sex determination in humans, and I say specifically humans, because there are many different types of sex determination, such as the ZW system, where the males are...

😷 Working as an NHS Dentist

Welcome to this podcast about the trials and tribulations of vocational professionals in life science, such as dentists. Many A level biology students crave the opportunity to go on to do medicine or dentistry, fields apparently artificially limited to maintain their...

📝 How to Research Anything in Life Science

Welcome to this podcast where you’ll learn how to research anything in life science. You know what? Research is hard, research is an art in its own right. I mark student science projects, and some of them reference their sources. All of them should, of course, but...

Oleksandr Yagensky, PhD in Molecular Biology

Nice storytelling and a great choice of topic for the episode. I hope it’s the first of many. Keep it up! (LinkedIn)

Areeb Shujaat, Financial Consultant

It’s a wonderful show to watch for almost anyone. You just need to have curiosity and love for learning. (Stitcher)