Eavesdrop on Experts
Hear researchers obsess, confess and profess – changing the world one experiment, one paper and one interview at a time
Seeing like an anthropologist
This episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast features anthropologist Monica Minnegal on her work in Papua New Guinea.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.