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Interview with Dr Pam Peeke on HER Radio

I had a really fun conversation with the host of HER Radio Dr Pam Peeke, "the doc who walks the talk" on RadioMD this morning. You can listen to the full interview online here any time. The gorgeous and enlightening 'human weight loss equation' we discussed is this:           C₅₅H₁₀₄O₆   +   78 O₂   →    55 … Continue reading Interview with Dr Pam Peeke on HER Radio

Weight loss paper published in The BMJ today

What a day. At 9.30am, I was pouring liquid nitrogen on a balloon in front of 200 children at Malabar State School. Then at 10.30am, I experienced the honour of having my research published in the BMJ (formerly the British Medical Journal). Figuring out where human fat goes took months of reading and thinking and bashing my head against the awesome wall of medical and scientific literature. This all started when … Continue reading Weight loss paper published in The BMJ today

ESF Science | 3 October | Renaissance College Hong Kong

Dear #ESFICE teachers, Happy World Teachers Day from 'down under' and thank you again for the invitation to share ideas with you in sunny Hong Kong! Below are all the links I promised during my keynote and the workshops. Please let me know if I have missed anything or if you would like more information. Have a terrific term in the classroom and I … Continue reading ESF Science | 3 October | Renaissance College Hong Kong

Brisbane Water Learning Community Development Day

Hello again everyone, Thank you again for the invitation to speak at the Brisbane Water Learning Community Development Day and for being such a great audience to speak to! I just did some number crunching. There were 260 of you in the audience yesterday and I was told about half of you were from primary schools and half … Continue reading Brisbane Water Learning Community Development Day

Guest lecture at the Australian Catholic University

G-day ACU! Thank you again for the invitation to speak at the Australian Catholic University and the opportunity to show all you soon-to-be primary and high school teachers some nifty demos that you will all hopefully enjoy doing with your pupils in your terrific teaching careers. Below are all those links I promised. Best regards, good luck with your … Continue reading Guest lecture at the Australian Catholic University