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The UFSCar Science podcast publishes research in conversations with scientists

The UFSCar Science podcast publishes research in conversations with scientists

The UFSCar Science podcast publishes research in conversations with scientists

Production is a partnership between Rádio UFSCar and Testoria para Scientific Communication

The Department of Science Communication at the Federal University of São Carlos (UFSCar) was implemented in March of this year and has just signed a partnership with Rádio UFSCar 95.3 FM to produce another dialogue channel for scientists at the Federal University of São Carlos (UFSCar). ) with different audiences: the podcast “Science UFSCar,” which every week will have a conversation with researchers working at the university about the work they are developing and its relationship to the main challenges they face in everyday life.

Unreleased episodes will air on UFSCar Radio on Fridays, at 1:30 p.m., with replays on Monday, at 11 a.m., and will also be available on major podcast aggregation platforms, such as Spotify, Apple, Google Podcasts, Deezer, and Castbox, among others. Other things, plus the podcast area on the UFSCar Radio website.

“The creation of a unit specifically dedicated to Scientific Communication aims to increase the visibility of the research developed at the University for the goals related to the needs of science itself, which today suffers from a lack of resources and support in Brazil, as well as with regard to democratization of access to knowledge produced in universities”, records Mariana Pizzo, that coordinates the area at UFSCar. “We’ve just started working, expanding channels for this dialogue, with initiatives in text and video and now, with the Science UFSCar broadcast, which will certainly be the first of many,” he adds.

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In the first episode of the UFSCar Science podcast, Mônica Aguiar, a professor in the university’s Department of Chemical Engineering (DEQ), showcases the work of the Environmental Control Laboratory, which for more than 30 years has developed more efficient filter media. Recently, research has yielded a fiber obtained from recycled PET that can be used to combat COVID-19.

Friday – 1:30 pm and Monday – 11 am

Suggestions for the agenda of the UFSCar Science podcast and other products developed by the Department of Science Communication can be sent to [email protected] The review is also on Twitter, at Tweet embed.