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Eavesdrop on Experts

Hear researchers obsess, confess and profess – changing the world one experiment, one paper and one interview at a time

  1. Listen8 March 2019 – Gender, International Women's Day, Jobs, Research, Women In Science

    My brilliant career

    This special International Women's Day episode unites leading women in science to discuss the challenge of the advancement of women in medical research.

  2. Listen6 March 2019 – Biology, Cryo-electron microscopy, International Women's Day, Physics, Women In Science

    Molecules in motion

    Professor Eva Nogales, 2019 Grimwade Medallist, explains how she uses the cryo-EM technique to study our cells' microtubules and improve disease management.

  3. Listen20 February 2019 – #MeToo, Bullying, Discrimination, Leadership, Workplace Culture

    Workplace bullying in the #MeToo era

    In this episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast, Dr Victor Sojo discusses the impact of #MeToo on workplace bullying.

  1. Listen6 February 2019 – Australia, Bushfires, Climate Change, Ecology, Fires

    Learning to live with fire

    In this episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast, Professor Cristina Montiel Molina discusses our attitudes to living with fire.

  2. Listen23 January 2019 – Australia, Climate Change, Melbourne, Resilience, Sustainability

    Australia: Liveability vs sustainability

    In this episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast Professor Lars Coenen looks at how Melbourne can become a truly sustainable city.

  3. Listen9 January 2019 – Bacteria, Disease, Immunology and Infection, Infectious diseases, Microbiology

    Defining a pathogen

    This episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast brings together two world-leaders in microbiology and immunology.

  4. Listen19 December 2018 – Disability, Discrimination, Health, Intellectual Disability, Learning Difficulties

    Intellectual disabilities and the fight for justice

    This episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast explores the issue of preventable deaths among people with intellectual disabilities.

  5. Listen5 December 2018 – Love, Philosophy, Relationships, United Kingdom, anthropology

    Can love overcome the distance between us?

    In this episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast, anthropologist Nigel Rapport discusses human individuality and love.

  6. Listen21 November 2018 – Biology, Nobel Prize, Nobel Prize for Medicine, Publishing, Sciences

    Standing up for science

    In the latest episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast, Nobel Laureate Randy Schekman argues for open-access publishing.