Earth News Interviews

We’re back for an all-new season with a new team! Our hosts sit down with an earth scientist and discuss the most recent developments in their field and how these discoveries impact all of us. This podcast is supported by the Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Toronto.

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In this episode of Earth News Interviews, we speak with grad student Erkan Gun and professor Russ Pysklywec about the mechanisms that drive continental movements! Note: This interview was recorded bac...
April 11, 2022
Happy International Women's Day! In this special episode of ENI, we have a roundtable style discussion on the topic of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in the Earth Sciences. Joining Kathryn in ...
March 8, 2022
In this episode of ENI, we talk to the University of Toronto's new assistant professor, Andrei Swidinski about how mineral exploration is done using geophysics - magnetotellurics and passive seismic! ...
February 28, 2022
Welcome back to a new year of Earth News Interviews!   In this episode, Dean, Winnie, Kathryn, and Tina each discuss their favorite earth sciences paper from 2021. Primary reading discussed: - Using p...
February 7, 2022
We typically expect physical phenomena to follow certain rules: an apple falls from a tree under the influence of gravity, a skater will eventually slow down from the friction between their skates and...
September 28, 2021
In this episode, we interview Andrew Parmenter, a geologist working for the Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO), a not-for-profit organization tasked with the safe, long-term storage of Canad...
August 29, 2021
Many Earth Sciences Departments have been recording low enrollment numbers for the last decade. This field has been known to ride the industry wave; high enrollment when the oil, petroleum, and minera...
March 14, 2021
The first exoplanet was discovered in 1992 by Aleksander Wolszczan and Dale Frail. Less than 30 years after this initial discovery that won the Nobel Prize in Physics, more than 4000 exoplanets have b...
February 28, 2021
With natural disasters become more frequent and damaging, how can we accurately access who's at risk without updated information and predictions? The answer is we can't. That's why accurate risk and h...
February 14, 2021
Imagine if you lived in a world where some humans evolved the ability to fly, use one hundred percent of their brainpower, or the ability to reproduce at twice the normal rate. These evolved humans wo...
January 31, 2021

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