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  1. Listen28 February 2018 – Human-Computer Interaction, Internet, Research, Social Media, Universities

    At the human-computer interface

    This episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast features Ben Shneiderman on human-computer interaction, research and technology.

  2. Listen14 February 2018 – Acting, Art, Performance, Theatre, Victorian College of the Arts

    For the love of the stage

    Melbourne Fringe Living Legend Rinske Ginsberg, now a University of Melbourne acting researcher and lecturer, reflects on a life of performance.

  3. Listen30 January 2018 – Cyber Security, Digital, Ethics, Internet, Robots

    Human dignity and digital identity

    In this episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts, Professor Luciano Floridi explores the ethical implications of our online identities.

  1. Listen16 January 2018 – Brexit, Europe, European Union, Eurozone, Politics

    Is Europe heading for divorce?

    In this episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast, Professor Loukas Tsoukalis explains why the EU will survive its current crisis.

  2. Listen5 January 2018 – Cuba, Multiculturalism, Music, anthropology

    Hearing, healing and Havana

    University of Melbourne Associate Professor Adrian Hearn discusses the importance of music in connecting cultures

  3. Listen15 December 2017 – Agriculture Technology, Drones, Farm Technology, Sheep, Viticulture

    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.

  4. Listen6 November 2017 – Bioscience, Crops, Plants, Trees, Women In Science

    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.

  5. Listen2 October 2017 – Cancer, DNA, Genetics, Treatments, Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre

    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.

  6. Listen22 September 2017 – Conflict, Endangered Languages, Languages, Linguistics, South East Asia

    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.