Aspiring scientist and host Meg Cox is joined by gender and an expert in the physiology of ageing, Professor James Goodwin, to discuss what is good for the brain, how a career in the army helped his scientific work and writing a book...
Time Stamps -
00:00:00 - Welcome
00:01:08 - Introducing Professor James Goodwin
00:05:13 - What is does an expert in the physiology of ageing do?
00:09:23 - Do you have the answer to eternal youth? (Common misconceptions)
00:10:36 - Career goals growing up and the army
00:15:33 - Becoming a mature student and completing a Masters degree
00:19:38 - Presentations to experts, PhDs and beyond
00:32:53 - Working at Age UK, meeting royalty and research
00:41:02 - Returning to Loughborough University as a visiting professor
00:44:07 - Stand out moments in field work and project outcomes
00:46:42 - Career challenges and learnings
00:52:00 - Ongoing research
00:54:15 - Further research and standout work
00:58:30 - Supercharge your brain... What is good for your brain?
01:05:15 - Next career goals... and most exciting part of the job
01:09:03 - Weirdest parts of the job...
01:13:30 - Next hot topics in the field and words of wisdom
01:18:26 - Thanks and goodbye
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