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Claire Palermo | Nutrition education

Claire Palermo | Nutrition education

January 12, 2022

High Degree Researchers Drinking coffee. This small show is designed for academics to put their research interests in the spotlight. Please sit, learn, and enjoy a cuppa while we do to. Professor Claire Palermo is interested in supporting tertitary students education through research, particularly in the area of nutrition and dietetics. We discuss her career pathway so far, how students learn through experience, the development of the first purpose built nutrition and dietetics course in Australia, as well as her love for maths, physiology and biochemistry. Her order – white tea. Enjoy

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Cherie Russell | Reductionist sugar policy

Cherie Russell | Reductionist sugar policy

January 5, 2022

High Degree Researchers Drinking coffee. This small show is designed for academics to put their research interests in the spotlight. Please sit, learn, and enjoy a cuppa while we do to. PhD candidate Cherie Rusell is interested in food policy, specifically reducing added sugar consumption and artificial sweetener use. We discuss her published studies so far and some of their findings, the history of artificial sweeteners, sugar sweetened beverages and food with some examples, and how policy can lead to action. Her order – The rule of three, spiced water, decaf coffee, a christmas gin and tonic. Enjoy

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Dr Shane Huntington OAM | Career in science and beyond

Dr Shane Huntington OAM | Career in science and beyond

October 23, 2021

Welcome to the Cook 'N' Goals show, today we talk to Dr Shane Hungtington OAM, CEO of Little Big Steps (a kids cancer charity), radio host on Triple RRR in Melbourne (Einstein agogo), Physicist and communication teacher. Shane has had a long and fruitful career in academia and science but also many other sectors including business, strategy development and consultation. His background is in optical fiber technology which translates to - transmitting data using light from one location to another, during his PhD he also built a microscope from scratch to be able to see these processes occur. We discuss his career journey, love for space, how to communicate better as a scientist, and his pivot to the charity sector. Enjoy 

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Alan McCubbin | Sweat, Sodium and Nutrition

Alan McCubbin | Sweat, Sodium and Nutrition

September 10, 2021

High Degree Researchers Drinking coffee. This small show is designed for academics to put their research interests in the spotlight. Please sit, learn, and enjoy a cuppa while we do to. Dr Aan McCubbin (postdoctoral researcher) is interested in sports nutrition, specifically sodium needs for athletes as well as how sodium gets in and out of the body, i.e sweat and the kidneys. We discuss all things sweat and sodium including how to measure sweat, sodium intake for athletes and hydrogels. His order – Peppermint Tea with a hint of Chocolate. Enjoy 

Mark Boulet | Food waste

Mark Boulet | Food waste

August 31, 2021

High Degree Researchers Drinking coffee. This small show is designed for academics to put their research interests in the spotlight. Please sit, learn, and enjoy a cuppa while we do to. Mark Boulet (PhD student, BehaviourWorks Australia researcher) is interested in food waste and how our behaviour influences its generation. We discuss Marks journey into research, food waste in schools, and his discovery of the home environment as its own influence on food waste levels. His order – espresso. Enjoy 

Marks paper - https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7474811/ 

His recommendation - https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0309132509346994 

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Josh Lumley | Prmpt - Business R&D and grants

Josh Lumley | Prmpt - Business R&D and grants

August 9, 2021

Welcome to the Cook 'N' Goals show, today we talk to Josh Lumley; founder of Prmpt, the research and development, and government grant experts. Josh had the dream of being in the top accounting firm but was warned early it may not be for him. Now he has turned his side gig into a fulltime start-up which provides advice to businesses on discovering their R&D costs and applying for government grants to support their venture. We discuss his services, the abundance of reading he has to do, the relationship between entrepreneurs and government and the process of budgeting a $20 million grant. Enjoy 

- https://www.prmpt.com.au/

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Mys Tyler | Sarah Neill

Mys Tyler | Sarah Neill

July 7, 2021

Welcome to the Cook 'N' Goals show, today we talk to Sarah Neil founder of Mys Tyler, a womens fashion app that acts like instagram, only the feed is helping ladies of all sizes, shapes and colours find their fashion twin. Sarah has raised $1 million dollars and has tens of thousands of users all over the world. We discuss the apps origin in 2014, Sarah's 10yrs in NYC, start-up culture and how Mys Tyler is tackling body image. Enjoy 

- https://www.mys-tyler.com/ 

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Composta Australia

Composta Australia

June 23, 2021

Welcome to the Cook 'N' Goals show, today we talk to Brad Travis owner of Composta Australia, an at home worm farm and garden all in one. Since creating the product in a home garage Brad has turned this idea into a full time, national business. Small beginnings at the markets and the thrill from selling his first unit, now to being stoked in bunnings warehouse. Brad is ever growing and very grateful. We discuss the function of the Composta, its origin and design as well as where he would like to take it in the future. Enjoy 

https://composta.myshopify.com/

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Steven Liaros | Polisplan

Steven Liaros | Polisplan

June 1, 2021

Welcome to the Cook 'N' Goals show, today we talk to Steven Liaros co-owner of PolisPlan, a new paradigm for regenerative, shared-equity land development. Since returning from abroad, completing local travel around Australia and studying this topic area in his PhD, Steven and his wife are planning to build a network of high-tech, regenerative villages that strive towards self-sufficiency and zero waste within their bioregion. Each village will house a diverse community of up to 200 people and will integrate affordable co-working and co-living spaces with water and energy micro-grids and a regenerative agricultural system. We discuss the ins and outs of this venture. Enjoy 

- https://beautilitydevelopments.com.au/ 

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Alfred’s Apartment

Alfred’s Apartment

May 27, 2021

Welcome to the Cook 'N' Goals show, today we talk to Ed Hatcher owner of the notorious and delicious Alfreds Apartment – a men's wear, barber, and diner all in one. Since purchasing the company two years ago Ed has transformed Alfred's into its very own stand-out local clothing brand. We discuss Ed's passion for design and creating cool things, the ride of owning a small business, collaborations with others, and the consistency that is making Alfred's a household name on the Gold Coast. Enjoy 

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