The Blue and Goldcast

The Blue and Goldcast is a monthly podcast hosted by UBC President & Vice-Chancellor Santa J. Ono.

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Episode 23: Fatherhood and Masculinity in the 21st Century
In this episode of the Blue and Goldcast, Santa talks to UBC’s Dr. David Kuhl about his research into fatherhood and masculinity. Dr. Kuhl holds the Mohammad H. Mohseni Foundation Chair in Men’s Health, Integrity and Wellbeing at Vancouver Coastal Health with support from the VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation. Download the transcript here.


Episode 22: A new COVID-19 diagnostic tool
  In this episode of the Blue and Goldcast, Santa talks to Karen Cheung and Lukas Chrostowski about their new platform technology and biosensor that can be used as a COVID-19 diagnostic tool. Download the transcript here.


Episode 21: Species at Risk
UBC’s Vancouver campus sits at the tip of one of the most important estuaries in the province, the Fraser River. In this estuary alone, there are 102 species at risk of extinction. My guest today, Tara Martin of the Faculty of Forestry, studies this area, as well as how to best save species at risk. […]


Episode 20: Thunderbikes are Go!
Bhargav Thoom and Daniel Zhao are both mechanical engineering students at our Vancouver campus. They’re also the leads of the UBC Thunderbikes, a student design team working on electric bikes. In this episode of the Blue & Goldcast they talk to Santa about the Thunderbikes electrical bike project. Download the transcript here.


Episode 19: Kevin Golovin’s Cool COVID Protection
In this episode, Santa talks to UBC Okanagan professor Kevin Golovin about his anti-fouling and anti-fogging face shields and his “cool” research. Download the transcript here.


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