Nine To Noon for Thursday 26 July 2012
09:05 Cyclists vs motorists: how can we reduce the number of cyclist deaths and serious injuries on our roads?
Bevan Woodward is an Independent Transport Planner and Cycling Safety Advocate based in Auckland; and Mike Noon, AA Motoring Affairs Manager.
09:30 Concerns about the lack of opportunities for post doctoral science graduates in NZ
Melanie Massaro, Canterbury University School of Biological Sciences.
09:45 UK correspondent Jon Dennis
10:05 Feature Guest - best-selling American author Jodi Picoult
Best-selling American author of 19 novels, five of which have debuted at Number One on the New York Times' bestseller list. Her latest book is page turner Lone Wolf. She has also written a collaborative novel with her daughter, Between The Lines, – a humourous young adult romance.
Between the Lines by Jodi Picoult and Samantha van Leer, published by Allen and Unwin.
10:35 Book Review with Harry Ricketts
At the White Coast by Janet Charman
Auckland University Press
10:45 The Reading: Taming The Tiger, written and read by Michael Morrissey (Part 4 of 5)
One man's account of his experience of bipolar disorder.
11:05 New Technology with Donald Clark
Are silicon valley giants buying out innovation?, Stephen Hawking trials mind reader, and crowd-sourcing fund raising.
11:20 Parenting with Ian Lambie
Associate professor, University of Auckland and author of parenting books Ian Lambie discusses praise and positive reinforcement as behaviour modifiers for children.
11:45 Media commentator Gavin Ellis
The Law Commission report on the Official Information Act.