Eavesdrop on Experts
Hear researchers obsess, confess and profess – changing the world one experiment, one paper and one interview at a time
A life on the frontline of refugee crises
Former Assistant High Commissioner of the United Nations Refugee Agency, Erika Feller, discusses her career and her new role with the University of Melbourne.
Unexpected outcome in bagging area
Environmental psychologist Wouter Portinga visited the University of Melbourne to discuss how the plastic bag tax in the UK radically changed consumer habits.
University of Melbourne Professor Anne Kavanagh shares how changes in her own life led her to challenge perceptions of disability in society.
Five things about...Poo
Why is poo a taboo? University of Melbourne's Prof Nick Haslam and PhDc Naomi Francis from the Nossal Institute discuss all things fecal.
Forty per cent banana, ninety nine per cent bonobo
Miegunyah Fellow at the University of Melbourne, Professor Bernard Wood, discusses our close cousins, the great apes, and ponders who our ancestors really are.
The wonders of relaxin
Laura Parry from the University of Melbourne on how the hormone relaxin, produced in high quantities during pregnancy, could help treat cardiovascular disease.
Annie and the swans (not a band)
A bioscience PhD candidate discusses studying urban birds and light pollution and how she tracks the movements and behaviours of swans and pigeons.