Alisha Wainwright, podcast host, animatedly talks into a microphone
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Podcast

When Science Finds a Way

Join botanist-turned-Hollywood actor Alisha Wainwright as she meets the trailblazing scientists and researchers changing the world, alongside the people who have inspired and contributed to their work. 

From community-led climate change solutions, to cutting edge technology that’s redefining disease, and fresh approaches to treating mental health disorders, When Science Finds a Way will introduce you to a world of creative solutions from people at the heart of the greatest health challenges of our time.

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Episodes 

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When Science Finds a Way episodes are released weekly.
Transcripts are available for all episodes.

All episodes

Transcripts are available for all episodes.

Meet the host 

  • Alisha Wainwright

    Podcast Host, When Science Finds a Way

    Alisha is an American actress of Haitian and Jamaican descent, best known for her roles in 'Raising Dion' (2019-2022), and 'Shadowhunters: the Mortal Instruments' (2016)​.

    Prior to her acting career, Wainwright was a tropical biologist, having studied botany at the University of Florida. She has spoken openly about the difficulties of accessing funding for scientific research and is a fervent advocate of democratising science and expanding opportunities for underserved communities. 

Funded people and projects

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