Eavesdrop on Experts
Hear researchers obsess, confess and profess – changing the world one experiment, one paper and one interview at a time
What COVID has taught us about the wildlife trade
PhD student and conservation scientist Gerry Ryan explores the connections between global pandemics, humans, livestock, wildlife and conservation.
Everything is Country
Wiradjuri man and University of Melbourne geographer Associate Professor Michael-Shawn Fletcher explores how belonging to Country embeds us within the world
The science of coughing
Coughing is a human defensive reflex - it keeps our airways clear - but Professor Stuart Mazzone explains the difference between a good cough and a bad cough.
What makes super-viral content so shareable?
Dr Brent Coker from the University of Melbourne collects memes. His research reveals the psychological triggers that evoke social media content sharing and why.
The algorithms of art
The University of Melbourne’s Professor Smith-Miles’ has created a collection of intricate and beautiful 2D images, arising from her mathematics research.
The tiny world of peptides
Health and cosmetic products contain peptides for a range of uses. Dr Troy Attard from University of Melbourne explains peptides and what they're used for.
The brain benefits of music
The University of Melbourne's Professor Sarah Wilson discusses music neuroscience and why no other species uses a complex musical system like we do.
New targets for epilepsy treatment
Associate Professor Reid is developing new drugs for epilepsy, with the view of treating a larger population of people with epilepsy.
The state of democracy, before and during COVID-19
We are facing a global democratic recession, but the pandemic has intensified the focus on what we want from democracy, says University of Melbourne's Tom Daly.