In this episode, I interview Dr. Rebekah Kading about her research into the unique ways infectious disease is transmitted through mosquitoes and bats. Throughout our conversation, we discuss some of her interesting discoveries, her adventurous career path, a lost future as a ballerina and a touching personal experience that make her work all the more meaningful. … [Read more...] about Episode 01: Research on Infectious Disease Transmission
State of Research
The State of Research Podcast is brought to you by the Vice President of Research and Colorado State University. This podcast aims to bring to light the world-renowned research done right here at CSU. By interviewing researchers, we can demonstrate how discovering answers to complex questions is a journey filled with unique stories. Your host, Mason Force hopes to inspire with these stories of innovation which propel us into the future.
In our final episode for this year, we'll be looking back by interviewing three researchers behind some of the most popular Conversation articles of 2018. Dr. John Spencer, Dr. Rick Aster and Dr. Chris Rithner talk about their research into the transmission of the leprosy disease, induced earthquakes in Oklahoma and the remarkable properties of helium. … [Read more...] about Episode 06: State of Research Year In Review
On this episode, I sit down with Shelby, a liberal arts student studying Journalism and Media Communications at Colorado State. Shelby had the opportunity as an undergraduate student to travel abroad to Rwanda and Uganda to document the collaborative work being done by CSU’s Energy Institute and Xpower to provide microgrid technology and energy access across these countries. As … [Read more...] about Episode 05: An Unexpected Trip to Africa
On this episode, I sit down with Joe Von Fischer a Professor of Biology & Zach Weller an Assistant Professor in Statistics at Colorado State. Both Joe and Zach have been working on a project with the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and Google Earth Outreach to pinpoint climate pollution in metropolitan cities. Their mission with this project is it to establish faster and … [Read more...] about Episode 04: The Methodology Behind CSU’s Methane Mapping Project
On this episode, I sit down with the Director of the Community Literacy Center Tobi Jacobi, and one of the center’s interns Bree Jones, to discuss the CLC’s mission to create alternative literacy opportunities that work to educate and empower underserved populations. With some background on the CLC, we will then discuss Tobi and Bree’s roles and some of the heartfelt moments … [Read more...] about Episode 03: The Community Literacy Center and Speakout Program