Eavesdrop on Experts
Hear researchers obsess, confess and profess – changing the world one experiment, one paper and one interview at a time
Hearing, healing and Havana
University of Melbourne Associate Professor Adrian Hearn discusses the importance of music in connecting cultures
Give me a campus among the gum trees
The University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast takes a roadtrip to the Dookie campus to learn about steak, wine, beer and the future of agriculture.
Making friends with fronds: understanding plants’ feelings
Dr Kim Johnson from the University of Melbourne discusses how plants respond to their environments and how this understanding can help grow better crops.
Gene genies: Meet the researchers mapping our DNA to combat cancer
Two researchers share how genome sequencing could make cancer a manageable rather than lethal condition.
Words and war: The role of the linguist in conflict resolution
Language can divide, but it is also key to uniting people. Professor Jo Lo Bianco from the University of Melbourne works in conflict zones, including Myanmar.
Honey I shrunk the particles!
The University of Melbourne's Matt Faria needed an accessible way to test nanoparticle crystal formation in zero-gravity. So he skydived in the name of science.
Discrimination in the classroom
Dr Shiralee Poed discusses improving teaching for children with disabilities, the My School website and why all students deserve to go to their local school.
Whose fake news?
We chat to Washington Post op-ed columnist Dana Milbank about fake news, Russian Hackers and the ethics of Wikileaks.
We visit Newells Paddock in Melbourne's inner west where delegates from the Ecocity 2017 World Summit are planting shrubs to rehabilitate the industrial site.