Research for What?

Started in 2020, Research for What? is a podcast hosted by Dr Romaric Bouveret from the Single Molecule Science at the UNSW Sydney Node. The episodes dive into topics relating to research impact, translation, commercialisation and engagement.

In 2020 the podcast released 20 episodes that have been downloaded over 3000 times. They include insightful discussions, for instance with Imaging CoE Governing Board member Ben Apted from SPP (Episode 9: No shortage of capital for good ideas), Natasha Rawling, Investment Manager at Uniseed (Episode 6: How to create a big business from early-stage research), Prof Justin Gooding, ARC Laureate Fellow and Editor-in-Chief of ACS Sensors (Episode 20: What makes a great paper and who decides), Melina Georgousakis, Founder and Director of Franklin Women (Episode 19: What challenges do women in research face and what can I do?), and Hon Jilian Skinner, first stand-alone Minister for Medical Research in NSW (Episode 12).