Stemiverse 0048 – Kurt Yang discusses modern educational technology

In this episode, Peter and Marcus talk with Kurt Yang. Kurt is the product manager of an Australian EduTech start-up company, Actura. Actura provides leading STEAM learning solutions spanning from in-class to out-of-class environments. Kurt grew up in China and settled down in Sydney after completing his Commerce degree at Macquarie University. He then commenced his banking […]

Stemiverse 0047 – Dr. Linda McIver on the importance of Data Science in education

In this episode, Dr. Peter Dalmaris talks with Dr. Linda McIver. Dr. Linda McIver started out as an Academic with a Ph.D. in Computer Science Education. When it became apparent that High School teaching was a lot more fun, Linda began a highly successful career at John Monash Science School, where she built innovative courses […]

Stemiverse 0046 – Jesse King on indigenous STEM and diversity of thought

In this episode, Dr. Peter Dalmaris and Marcus Schappi talk with Jesse King. Jesse is a Waanyi descendant who has a passion for education and the opportunities it provides for everyone involved. He has close ties to the Mt Isa and Central Queensland regions through his father and mother’s family. Jesse attended school in Townsville […]

Stemiverse 0045 – Sanjin Dedic on mechatronics, mining, and creating educational resources

In this episode, Dr. Peter Dalmaris and Marcus Schappi talk with Sanjin Dedic. Sanjin has a B.Eng in Mechatronic Systems majoring in Robotics and Computer Vision and spent several years working industry as an Engineer. He then retrained as a teacher and taught Systems Engineering and Digital Technologies at a secondary level. Recently he has been […]

Stemiverse 0044 – Celinda Corsini on designing Project-based Learning

In this episode, Dr. Peter Dalmaris talks with Celinda Corsini. Celinda is a passionate and innovative educator with a commitment to developing bold initiatives in education to equip students with the skills and competencies they need to thrive in our ever-changing world. She is a blended learning expert, having conceptualized and developed flipped learning for […]

Stemiverse 0043 – Dr Melina Uncapher bridging neuroscience and technology

In this episode, Dr. Peter Dalmaris talks with Dr. Melina Uncapher. Dr. Uncapher is an Assistant Professor in the Dept. of Neurology at UC San Francisco, and Director of Education for Neuroscape. Neuroscape is a translational neuroscience center that bridges the gap between neuroscience and technology. Melina has spent 16 years at the forefront of […]

Stemiverse 0042 – Ruthe Farmer on increasing girls’ participation in technology and engineering

In this episode, Dr. Peter Dalmaris talks with Ruthe Farmer. Ruthe Farmer is Chief Evangelist at CSforALL, a national organization in the United States, working to bring rigorous, inclusive and sustainable computer science education to all US students. Ruth previously served in the Obama administration as Senior Policy Advisor for Tech Inclusion in the White […]

Stemiverse 0041 – Dr Rebecca Johnson and Superstar genomics

In this episode, Dr. Peter Dalmaris talks with Dr. Rebecca Johnson. Dr. Johnson is Director of the Australian Museum Research Institute, a Wildlife Forensic Scientist, a Conservation Geneticist and co-chief investigator of the Koala Genome Consortium. Rebecca is the first female science director in the Museum’s 190-year history and is an Adjunct Professor at the […]

Stemiverse 0039 – Rich Lehrer: Creating Changemakers

In this episode, Dr. Peter Dalmaris and Marcus Schappi talk with Rich Lehrer. Rich Lehrer divides his time between being the Innovation Coordinator at Brookwood School in Manchester-By-The-Sea, MA and working with educators, both in the U.S. and internationally, to bring authentic Project Based Learning experiences to their students. For the past five years, Rich […]