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Episode 8 - Talita de Souza Dias

Season 1, Ep. 8

In this episode Danni is talking with Dr. Talita de Souza Dias about her decision to leave a secure position as government employee in Brazil and move to Oxford together with her spouse to follow her passion and her dream to do a master degree in Oxford. A journey that became a love story between her and Oxford - the city and the university. Talita shares about her struggles to secure financial support as a foreign student in the UK, her experience as law clerk at the International Criminal Court, as well as about her inability to hold a tune. During this long-distance recording, Danni drank Amaretto and Talita drank tea.

Talita de Souza Dias is a postdoc research fellow at the Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict, Lecturer in Criminal Law & Junior research fellow at St Catherine's College, Oxford, and a Seminar Leader in Law and Public Policy at Blavatnik School of Government.

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Episode 44 - Making a real impact (with Dr. Guy Cameron)

Season 3, Ep. 5
Meet Dr. Guy Cameron, a proud Wailwan (Aboriginal) man living in Newcastle, NSW, Australia. Guy has recently received his PhD (Immunology & Microbiology) from the University of Newcastle, and he is now a postdoc fellow with the Aboriginal Ear Health Group. After he finished his PhD Guy decided to continue studying in the Joint Medical Program at the University of Newcastle which includes a Bachelor of Medical Science & Doctor of Medicine.In this episode Guy talks about his journey that started with no intention to continue his education and ended up (so far) with a PhD. He explains what made his decide to pursue a Bachelor of Art, during which he discovered his passion to biology and the human body. That passion led him to pursue Bachelor of Biomedical Science, and following that began his PhD (Immunology & Microbiology) - all at the University of Newcastle. He also talks about his future plans to combine his research knowledge with the medical knowledge.Guy talks about both his PhD research and his current postdoc research. He describes some of his challenges during his PhD, the importance of a good support system and the important value of academic twitter. Guy is a very strong advocator of mental health and during Covid-19 pandemic he spent his time dispelling misinformation and providing his community with reliable knowledge sources.Because of the time differences, in this episode Danni drank her morning coffee, and Guy drank local dry Gin.You can follow Guy on his:Twitter: @DrGuyCameronWebsite: https://www.guycameron.me/Host: Danni Reches (@DanniReches)Producer and Editor: Ido Rosenzweig (@IdoRosenzweig)Contact us:On Twitter:@What2DoWithTHATOn Facebook:@What2DoWithTHATOn Instagram:@What2DoWithTHATSubscribe toour YouTube ChannelOur website:www.what2dowiththat.com