How Science Matters nominated for Australian Podcast Award

Burnet Institute

07 November, 2022

Burnet’s Podcast series ‘How Science Matters’ has been nominated for Best Factual Podcast in the 2022 Australian Podcast Awards.

Launched in August 2021, Burnet’s special eight-part series shares engaging stories from some of Australia’s visionary scientific thinkers to help make sense of a mutating virus and to give us hope.

They also reveal what keeps them awake at night as they grapple with a pandemic – and how science is playing a leading role in shaping our response.

‘How Science Matters’ is co-hosted by former ABC Radio journalist Tracy Parish and Burnet Institute Director and CEO Professor Brendan Crabb AC, a microbiologist, malaria researcher and one of the best minds in infectious diseases and global health today.

‘How Science Matters’ reached listeners across the globe in over 70 countries and ranked #2 in the Science category on Apple Podcasts.

Here is what listeners had to say:
“Absolutely love this show. Knowledgeable hosts, important subject matter.”

“Very interesting podcast making sure we think about all things COVID from different points of view and from a base of fact. Well done.”

“Excellent, accessible and relevant. Great podcast with good information and lots of heart. Well done Burnet.”

Click here to revisit Burnet’s 2021 podcast, ‘How Science Matters’.

To listen, search ‘How Science Matters’ in Spotify and Apple Podcasts.

Produced by Written & Recorded.

This podcast series was recorded between June and July 2021. For current information on the pandemic, please search for the latest official coronavirus advice in your area.

Contact Details

For more information in relation to this news article, please contact:

Professor Brendan Crabb AC

Director and CEO; Co-Head Malaria Research Laboratory; Chair, Victorian Chapter of the Association of Australian Medical Research Institutes (AAMRI)




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