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Welcome to Nearly Experts, a brand new podcast which brings you closer to the work and lives of PhD Students from around the world. Contains interviews with a wide variety of PhD researchers, exploring their work and lives.

Latest Episodes

Ep. 11: Anahit Behrooz

This week we take the show on the road for the first time and join Edinburgh University's Anahit Behrooz. Anahit takes us through her PhD research on the maps of Middle Earth and we geek out a bit about the world of Tolkien.

43 MIN2017 DEC 10
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Ep. 11: Anahit Behrooz

Ep. 10: Luke Thompson

This week we are joined in studio by Biochemistry PhD Luke Thompson, who takes us through his PhD work and how it may have led to an early breakthrough in combating some forms of Spinal Muscular Atrophy.

34 MIN2017 DEC 3
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Ep. 10: Luke Thompson

Ep. 9: Tim Hewlett

This week we are joined by Astrophysics PhD student Tim Hewlett from the University of St Andrews who is researching black holes and their formation.

42 MIN2017 NOV 26
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Ep. 9: Tim Hewlett

Ep. 8: Sarah White

This week Sarah White joins us in studio to discuss her PhD work on the Law Courts at Canterbury in the Mediaeval Period. Find out how mediaeval lawcourts functioned, what kinds of people were involved and more interestingly, how someone from small-town Canada got herself into this kind of work! Theme song: Feeling Sunny - Scott Holmes

34 MIN2017 NOV 19
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Ep. 8: Sarah White

Ep. 7: Chloe Bray

Join us and guest Chloe Bray, a New Zealand PhD student at st Andrews, as we talk about Greek tragedy and the depiction of liminal landscapes in Athenian theatre during the 5th century BC as well as exploring the route she took across the globe for her PhD.

38 MIN2017 NOV 12
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Ep. 7: Chloe Bray

Ep. 6: Rowan Gard, Part 3

Rowan is back for a third and final part of her PhD story. Having gone over her current research in parts 1 and 2, join us for part 3 where we discuss the road from Northern California to her PhD in St Andrews, Scotland with detours in Hawai'i and Rapa Nui (Easter Island) along the way. Theme Song: Feeling Sunny - Scott Holmes

31 MIN2017 NOV 5
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Ep. 6: Rowan Gard, Part 3

Ep. 5: Rowan Gard, Part 2

Social Anthropologist Rowan Gard is back for part 2 of her journey through the Pacific as we pick up her tale in Fiji, dealing with the aftermath of the deadly cyclone Winston.... Theme song: Feeling Sunny - Scott Holmes

32 MIN2017 OCT 29
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Ep. 5: Rowan Gard, Part 2

Ep. 4: Rowan Gard, Part 1

Episode 4 marks the beginning of an epic, 3-part journey with Social Anthropologist Rowan Gard from the University of St Andrews. In this episode we discuss the beginning of her project and then dive into the world of field research in the Pacific. Theme song: Feeling Sunny - Scott Holmes.

36 MIN2017 OCT 22
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Ep. 4: Rowan Gard, Part 1

Ep. 3: Frances Goff

Episode 3 starring Physicist Frances Goff from the University of St Andrews. Listen to Frances talk about lasers, brain tumours and her rather unusual path to PhD research! Theme song: Feeling Sunny - Scott Holmes

40 MIN2017 OCT 15
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Ep. 3: Frances Goff

Ep. 2: David Barritt

Episode 2 starring Mediaeval historian David Barritt from Oxford. Listen to David talk about Power and the Papacy between the 9th and 11th centuries with a bit of sass thrown in. Theme Music: Feeling Sunny - Scott Holmes

39 MIN2017 OCT 8
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Ep. 2: David Barritt

Latest Episodes

Ep. 11: Anahit Behrooz

This week we take the show on the road for the first time and join Edinburgh University's Anahit Behrooz. Anahit takes us through her PhD research on the maps of Middle Earth and we geek out a bit about the world of Tolkien.

43 MIN2017 DEC 10
Comments
Ep. 11: Anahit Behrooz

Ep. 10: Luke Thompson

This week we are joined in studio by Biochemistry PhD Luke Thompson, who takes us through his PhD work and how it may have led to an early breakthrough in combating some forms of Spinal Muscular Atrophy.

34 MIN2017 DEC 3
Comments
Ep. 10: Luke Thompson

Ep. 9: Tim Hewlett

This week we are joined by Astrophysics PhD student Tim Hewlett from the University of St Andrews who is researching black holes and their formation.

42 MIN2017 NOV 26
Comments
Ep. 9: Tim Hewlett

Ep. 8: Sarah White

This week Sarah White joins us in studio to discuss her PhD work on the Law Courts at Canterbury in the Mediaeval Period. Find out how mediaeval lawcourts functioned, what kinds of people were involved and more interestingly, how someone from small-town Canada got herself into this kind of work! Theme song: Feeling Sunny - Scott Holmes

34 MIN2017 NOV 19
Comments
Ep. 8: Sarah White

Ep. 7: Chloe Bray

Join us and guest Chloe Bray, a New Zealand PhD student at st Andrews, as we talk about Greek tragedy and the depiction of liminal landscapes in Athenian theatre during the 5th century BC as well as exploring the route she took across the globe for her PhD.

38 MIN2017 NOV 12
Comments
Ep. 7: Chloe Bray

Ep. 6: Rowan Gard, Part 3

Rowan is back for a third and final part of her PhD story. Having gone over her current research in parts 1 and 2, join us for part 3 where we discuss the road from Northern California to her PhD in St Andrews, Scotland with detours in Hawai'i and Rapa Nui (Easter Island) along the way. Theme Song: Feeling Sunny - Scott Holmes

31 MIN2017 NOV 5
Comments
Ep. 6: Rowan Gard, Part 3

Ep. 5: Rowan Gard, Part 2

Social Anthropologist Rowan Gard is back for part 2 of her journey through the Pacific as we pick up her tale in Fiji, dealing with the aftermath of the deadly cyclone Winston.... Theme song: Feeling Sunny - Scott Holmes

32 MIN2017 OCT 29
Comments
Ep. 5: Rowan Gard, Part 2

Ep. 4: Rowan Gard, Part 1

Episode 4 marks the beginning of an epic, 3-part journey with Social Anthropologist Rowan Gard from the University of St Andrews. In this episode we discuss the beginning of her project and then dive into the world of field research in the Pacific. Theme song: Feeling Sunny - Scott Holmes.

36 MIN2017 OCT 22
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Ep. 4: Rowan Gard, Part 1

Ep. 3: Frances Goff

Episode 3 starring Physicist Frances Goff from the University of St Andrews. Listen to Frances talk about lasers, brain tumours and her rather unusual path to PhD research! Theme song: Feeling Sunny - Scott Holmes

40 MIN2017 OCT 15
Comments
Ep. 3: Frances Goff

Ep. 2: David Barritt

Episode 2 starring Mediaeval historian David Barritt from Oxford. Listen to David talk about Power and the Papacy between the 9th and 11th centuries with a bit of sass thrown in. Theme Music: Feeling Sunny - Scott Holmes

39 MIN2017 OCT 8
Comments
Ep. 2: David Barritt