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Hello! I am a graduate marine biologist heading into a specialisation of marine mammals! Here at Conduct Science I am lead of Team Kilo, we produce articles and The Conduct Science Podcast hosted by myself and Mitch. Come listen to us talk about a whole variety of topics, new episodes every Thursday! I also host an interview series called Under the Microscope where I talk to scientists from around the world in many different fields about their experience, work and methodologies. And as if that wasn’t enough content every Friday I release a short form podcast called The Method Section, this is aimed at scientists old and new looking at the community, methodologies and many other topical and interesting science news!
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Tom Jenks PostManager
Hello! I am a graduate marine biologist heading into a specialisation of marine mammals! Here at Conduct Science I am lead of Team Kilo, we produce articles and The Conduct Science Podcast hosted by myself and Mitch. Come listen to us talk about a whole variety of topics, new episodes every Thursday! I also host an interview series called Under the Microscope where I talk to scientists from around the world in many different fields about their experience, work and methodologies. And as if that wasn’t enough content every Friday I release a short form podcast called The Method Section, this is aimed at scientists old and new looking at the community, methodologies and many other topical and interesting science news!
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The Method Section: Disease in Populations

00:00 – Intro

02:45 – Coronavirus

05:30 – Pathogens and hosts

  • 05:30 – Viruses
  • 08:10 – Bacteria
  • 09:05 – Parasites
  • 10:50 – Fungal infections
  • 12:31 – Susceptibility

14:36 – Modelling transmission

22:18 – Ending and outro

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Episode Description

This week on The Method Section, Tom tackles diseases in a population. With the current activities in the world some people may be confused about what a disease is in the first place, how are they caused, through what organisms and methods are they transferred? How do the health administrations and governments of the world model disease transmission and decide what measures to implement and when do they know if it’s getting better or not? Join Tom as he takes a look at the coronavirus, how it and other viruses spread, and what you can do to help prevent it spreading more. Music by: Joakim Karud – https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud.

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