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Ockham's Razor LIVE from the Royal Society of Victoria

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The ABC podcast Ockham’s Razor is a soapbox for all things scientific. Different speakers from diverse backgrounds share their stories, insights, arguments or tributes—anything that can grip an audience by the ears for 10 straight minutes.

In 2018, the ABC is taking the program around the country, recording the talks at special live events. They might even bring an actual soapbox.

ABC’s Science Friction podcast presenter Natasha Mitchell is taking the reins as we head to Melbourne to mull over a range of topics from social media to medical marketing to meteorology, including:

People’s quest for ‘perfect’ private parts—Gemma Sharp, clinical psychologist and researcher, Monash University
Talking about the weather ain’t boring—Nate Byrne, ABC News Breakfast weather guru
Stem cell therapies: sorting the science from the snake oil—Megan Munsie, stem cell scientist, University of Melbourne
Innovation: turning the talk into action—Krystal Evans, CEO, Biomelbourne Network
Share if you care: facts, fear and Facebook—Tanya Ha, science journalist and communicator, Science in Public
…and more

You can listen to Ockham’s Razor now via RN, iTunes or wherever you get your favourite podcasts.