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  1. Listen24 October 2018 – Activism, Data, Democracy, Internet, Protest Movements

    Why nerd politics is here to stay

    In this episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast, Dr John Postill discusses the ‘technopolitical nerds’ making their mark worldwide

  2. Listen10 October 2018 – Democracy, Journalism, Media, Newspaper History, Sexual Abuse

    Why investigative journalism matters more than ever

    In this episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast, Walter Robinson from the Boston Globe discusses investigative reporting.

  3. Listen26 September 2018 – Child Health, Healthcare, Oxygen, Physics, Pneumonia

    The breath of life

    In this episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast, Roger Rassool discusses FREO2, first electricity-free oxygen concentrating system

  1. Listen13 September 2018 – Cities, Commuting, Infrastructure, Public Policy, Transport

    How is commuting changing us?

    In this episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast, David Bissell discusses how commuting is transforming our cities and our lives.

  2. Listen29 August 2018 – Exhibitions, Museums, Music, Music History, Percy Grainger

    Celebrating synths

    This episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts explores the Grainger Museum's latest exhibition, Synthesizers: The Sound of the Future.

  3. Listen15 August 2018 – Ageing, Depression, Mental Health, Music, Radio

    Why does radio hold a special place in our hearts?

    In this episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast, Dr Amanda Krause discusses our love of music, and how older people use the radio.

  4. Listen31 July 2018 – Business, Research, Sciences, Technology, Women In Science

    Turning Science into business

    Dr Lynn Johnson Langer recently launched the Master of Biomedical Science, Enterprise Specialisation at the University of Melbourne.

  5. Listen18 July 2018 – Classical, Digital, Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, Music, Performance

    From “failed musician” to innovative entrepreneur

    University of Melbourne associate lecturer Susan de Weger felt like a "failed musician", but has gone on to teach music entrepreneurship in a digital age.

  6. Listen4 July 2018 – Death, Digital, Facebook, Social Media, anthropology

    Your online life after death

    University of Melbourne academics Dr Martin Gibbs, Dr Tamara Kohn and Hannah Gould are investigating how digital disruption is changing our attitudes to death.