Free Associations

A Journal Club Podcast

Host Matt Fox describes how Free Associations was born.

Mad musings from the messy world of science.

Check in every other week with our hosts, Matt, Chris, Jess, and Don, to discuss best practices for reviewing journal articles.

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Most Recent Episode

Vaccine misinformation blues

Free Associations Podcast | November 17th, 2020

Matt, Chris, and Don examine a study that looks at whether social media micro-influencers can increase flu vaccine uptake, they discuss an alliance of western states to review COVID vaccine safety data, and Chris gets batty.

Amazing and Amusing

Former host Don Thea talks about Amazing and Amusing, his favorite segment of the podcast. Or, as he likes to refer to it, "Wacky Science."

One year of Free Associations

Host Matt Fox speaks about the first year of the podcast.

Suggestions or Feedback?

Are you stuck on a journal article that you would like help reviewing? Find an interesting study that made you laugh? Submit it to us and our hosts might review it on the next podcast!