Pythagoras’ Trousers is a radio show from the South Wales Networks of the Institution of Engineering & Technology and Radio Cardiff. Each week, presenter Rhys Phillips takes a look at stories of interest from the worlds of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, bringing these fields to a wider audience and promoting these subject areas to school pupils.
TX: 10/03/14 – Brains, Brains, Brains! – Listen Now!
To mark Brain Awareness Week, a whole programme dedicated to brain related matter (both white and grey!). Emma Lane and Frank Sengpiel from Cardiff University talk about collaborative research between the schools of Pharmacy, Bioscience & Psychology and their joint outreach project, the Brain Games. Beth Berry reports from Queen Mary University of London which last week was announced as a centre of excellence for brain tumour research. We meet Amy Evans from the Brain Repair Group at Cardiff University and finally, Wendy Thomas from the Migraine Trust talks about a new method of treating migraines using magnetic pulses.
17/03/14 – Magnetic monopoles, Photovoltaics and the importance of counting
21/04/14 – Engineer’s Question Time