Plant Success Associate PhD student (now Associate Postdoctoral Researcher), Kate Johnson recorded a series for the That’s What I Call Science radio show/podcast called ‘Tassie Plant People’ in which she interviews members of the Centre for Plant Success about their research.
EPISODE 147: Chief Investigator and UTAS Node Leader, Professor Tim Brodribb. Feeding the world, fieldwork in wild forests, navigating field-specific scientific languages, and the critical importance of plants are covered in this episode all about plant science and the Centre for Plant Success.
EPISODE 148: Associate PhD Student, Vanessa Tonet. A passion for plants and science communication, saving a key Eucalyptus species from drought, plant computer games, moving to Australia to do a PhD and more!
EPISODE 149: Associate PhD Student (now Associate Postdoctoral Researcher), Kate Johnson. Hear about Kate’s PhD research from zapping trees, to the findings, highlights, challenges and advice to other PhD students. A love of words, the excitement of looking inside of plants, along with a passion for understanding and protecting plants drives Kate’s continued love for research.
EPISODE 150: Postdoctoral Researcher, Dr Ben Halliwell. Hear about Ben’s research into understanding the evolutionary relationships between plants and animals and how he combines his passions for both science and family in the final of the four part series highlighting plant science research in Tasmania!