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Alan McCubbin | Sweat, Sodium and Nutrition

Alan McCubbin | Sweat, Sodium and Nutrition

September 10, 2021

High Degree Researchers Drinking coffee. This small show is designed for academics to put their research interests in the spotlight. Please sit, learn, and enjoy a cuppa while we do to. Dr Aan McCubbin (postdoctoral researcher) is interested in sports nutrition, specifically sodium needs for athletes as well as how sodium gets in and out of the body, i.e sweat and the kidneys. We discuss all things sweat and sodium including how to measure sweat, sodium intake for athletes and hydrogels. His order – Peppermint Tea with a hint of Chocolate. Enjoy 

Mark Boulet | Food waste

Mark Boulet | Food waste

August 31, 2021

High Degree Researchers Drinking coffee. This small show is designed for academics to put their research interests in the spotlight. Please sit, learn, and enjoy a cuppa while we do to. Mark Boulet (PhD student, BehaviourWorks Australia researcher) is interested in food waste and how our behaviour influences its generation. We discuss Marks journey into research, food waste in schools, and his discovery of the home environment as its own influence on food waste levels. His order – espresso. Enjoy 

Marks paper - https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7474811/ 

His recommendation - https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0309132509346994 

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Josh Lumley | Prmpt - Business R&D and grants

Josh Lumley | Prmpt - Business R&D and grants

August 9, 2021

Welcome to the Cook 'N' Goals show, today we talk to Josh Lumley; founder of Prmpt, the research and development, and government grant experts. Josh had the dream of being in the top accounting firm but was warned early it may not be for him. Now he has turned his side gig into a fulltime start-up which provides advice to businesses on discovering their R&D costs and applying for government grants to support their venture. We discuss his services, the abundance of reading he has to do, the relationship between entrepreneurs and government and the process of budgeting a $20 million grant. Enjoy 

- https://www.prmpt.com.au/

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Mys Tyler | Sarah Neill

Mys Tyler | Sarah Neill

July 7, 2021

Welcome to the Cook 'N' Goals show, today we talk to Sarah Neil founder of Mys Tyler, a womens fashion app that acts like instagram, only the feed is helping ladies of all sizes, shapes and colours find their fashion twin. Sarah has raised $1 million dollars and has tens of thousands of users all over the world. We discuss the apps origin in 2014, Sarah's 10yrs in NYC, start-up culture and how Mys Tyler is tackling body image. Enjoy 

- https://www.mys-tyler.com/ 

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Composta Australia

Composta Australia

June 23, 2021

Welcome to the Cook 'N' Goals show, today we talk to Brad Travis owner of Composta Australia, an at home worm farm and garden all in one. Since creating the product in a home garage Brad has turned this idea into a full time, national business. Small beginnings at the markets and the thrill from selling his first unit, now to being stoked in bunnings warehouse. Brad is ever growing and very grateful. We discuss the function of the Composta, its origin and design as well as where he would like to take it in the future. Enjoy 

https://composta.myshopify.com/

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Steven Liaros | Polisplan

Steven Liaros | Polisplan

June 1, 2021

Welcome to the Cook 'N' Goals show, today we talk to Steven Liaros co-owner of PolisPlan, a new paradigm for regenerative, shared-equity land development. Since returning from abroad, completing local travel around Australia and studying this topic area in his PhD, Steven and his wife are planning to build a network of high-tech, regenerative villages that strive towards self-sufficiency and zero waste within their bioregion. Each village will house a diverse community of up to 200 people and will integrate affordable co-working and co-living spaces with water and energy micro-grids and a regenerative agricultural system. We discuss the ins and outs of this venture. Enjoy 

- https://beautilitydevelopments.com.au/ 

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Alfred’s Apartment

Alfred’s Apartment

May 27, 2021

Welcome to the Cook 'N' Goals show, today we talk to Ed Hatcher owner of the notorious and delicious Alfreds Apartment – a men's wear, barber, and diner all in one. Since purchasing the company two years ago Ed has transformed Alfred's into its very own stand-out local clothing brand. We discuss Ed's passion for design and creating cool things, the ride of owning a small business, collaborations with others, and the consistency that is making Alfred's a household name on the Gold Coast. Enjoy 

- https://alfredsapartment.com/

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Josh Murchie | Little Phil

Josh Murchie | Little Phil

April 22, 2021

Welcome to the Cook 'N' Goals show, today we talk to Josh Murchie, co founder of Little Phil - a micro-philanthropy platform designed to help empower charities for the future. The company has gone through some ups and downs but is smashing goals with some new key partnerships including Legends of Crypto and Collision Conference. Josh has some lecturing positions at Griffith University and is the Yunus Centre for Social-impact Social Entrepreneur in Residence (SEiR). We discuss the origins of Little Phil, Crypto currency rising and some advice to get into the startup world. Enjoy.

Little Phil - https://littlephil.org/

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Luke Spajic | Food Systems

Luke Spajic | Food Systems

April 11, 2021

High Degree Researchers Drinking coffee. This small show is designed for academics to put their research interests in the spotlight. Please sit, learn, and enjoy a cuppa while we do to. Luke Spajic (research student) is interested in food systems and how their previous design is linked to human and planetary health. We discuss his journey into research from his experiences overseas shocking him into the realities of climate change as well as his current work on international dietary guidelines and how they measure up in terms of sustainability (hint: not good). His order - Soy iced latte + a peppermint tea. Enjoy

Luke on Twitter - https://twitter.com/luke_spajic?lang=en

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Chelsea McLean | Circular Economy

Chelsea McLean | Circular Economy

March 14, 2021

Welcome to the Cook 'N' Goals show, today we talk to Chelsea McLean, a circular economy pioneer and personal relations expert. Chelsea works for biobag (who create compostable alternatives to plastic) and also promotes circular economy focussed groups through her platform Circular economy pioneers. We discuss the 5 business models for a circular economy with examples, how we can design out waste to keep resources in their highest form of use and regenerate natural systems in the process. Enjoy. 

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