In The Zone

Interesting chats with Mike and Josh

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Bad Science and the anti-vax movement

Why do people believe in homeopathy, and who’s to blame for the controversial anti-vax movement? Mike and Josh discuss Bad Science by Ben Goldacre, and the dangerous implications of the ‘bad science’ used to justify irrational and unethical beliefs.

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Gym culture

Mike and Josh are joined by Kurtis Cusimano to talk about strength sports and the culture around weightlifting, powerlifting and the World’s Strongest Man.

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Academic job hunting

Mike and Josh share their thoughts on the academic jobs market, and the many barriers stopping early career researchers making it in academia.

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Football and identity

What makes a ‘football person’? Is there such a thing as a ‘proper fan’? Mike and Josh are joined by Luke Graham to discuss issues of identity and gatekeeping in football.