Category: Podcast

Social Media and Science Literacy

Calling all social media lovers! In this episode of Streaming Science Lisa Lightner, Business Associate for the Quantitative Life Sciences Initiative (QLSI) at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL), shares her insights on how to effectively use social media to increase science literacy. Lisa specifically shares her enthusiasm for Twitter, and her advice for future journalists ...

Big Data and Complex Biosystems: Bridget Tripp

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Communication Major, Leanne Gamet talks with UNL Ph.D. Student Bridget Tripp about her studies and work with big data in the Complex Biosystems program. Find out more about her work with Harvard Med and Dilarium.

The Science of Big Data – in the Humanities: Dr. Matthew Jockers

Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Communication student, Catherine Jones met with Matthew Jockers, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Nebraska- Lincoln. For this Streaming Science podcast episode, the two discussed the Digital Research in the Humanities Matthew has accomplished and how it led to him discovering just what ...

Big Data and Harvest Efficiency: John Evans

In this episode of Streaming Science, AESC major Bethany Karlberg interviews UNL Ph.D. student, John Evans about harvest logistics modeling. John is from Lexington, KS, and received his B.S. and M.S. in Biosystems Engineering at the University of Kentucky. John has a desire to create a tool that can give farmers on-the-spot efficiency numbers and ...

Big Data and Driverless Tractors: Dr. Santosh Pitla

In this Streaming Science podcast, we further explore Big Data with @UNLBigData but on the machinery side. Rylie Kalb, an AESC major, chats with Dr. Santosh Pitla, an assistant professor in the Biological Systems Engineering department, to learn more about his research relating to driverless tractors technology and its future. He explains how this new way ...

Think Like a Microbe: Ashley Stengel

Ever wonder what is the difference between dirt and soil? If so, this podcast is for you! Ashley Stengel, a UNL Complex Biosystems PhD student discusses how soil microbes and nutrients can help us feed the world’s growing population by “thinking like a microbe.” Additionally, Ashley also gives career exploration insight as she shares her ...

Dr. David Swanson: Holland Computing Center

Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Communication major Leanne Gamet interviews Dr. David Swanson, Director of the Holland Computing Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. David has a passion for computing and a great insight into the world of big data.  This podcast is part of our Streaming Science 'Big Data' series.