Eavesdrop on Experts
Hear researchers obsess, confess and profess – changing the world one experiment, one paper and one interview at a time
Shaping the brain: Before, during and after birth
Neurologist Professor Tracy Bale looks at how our life experiences can be transmitted biologically to the next generation and how that shapes our unique brains.
On the hunt for ancient reefs
As we mark International Women's Day, the university of Melbourne's Dr Ashleigh Hood describes the inspiration behind her worldwide search for ancient reefs.
Renewing Democracy in a time of environmental crisis
Social researcher and author Dr Rebecca Huntley says renewing democracy is critical to dealing with climate change since we have little trust in our politicians
The life you can save
The University of Melbourne's Professor Peter Singer discusses why we should be doing much more to improve the lives of people living in extreme poverty.
Decoding cancer cell communication
Professor Elizabeth Vincan at the University of Melbourne identified the genes in an ancient form of cell-to-cell communication, and a new target against cancer
Being bold in medical research
Professor Fabienne Mackay’s work led to the first new treatment for lupus in over 50 years but there is much more to do and she says researchers need to be bold
What will it be like for teenagers of the future?
Through her research and a new novel, a University of Melbourne psychologist is exploring how teenagers respond to technology and social media in their lives.
Science, society and drug design
After being the first in his family to go to university, biochemist Sir Thomas Blundell has worked in music, local council, medical research and advisor to a PM
Exposing the hepatitis B virus
Professor Peter Revill and Dr Thomas Tu are part of a global effort to find a cure for hepatitis B virus that is making new progress like exposing its blueprint
The artistry of geology
Engineering geologist Michael Webster combined his passion for geology and art, turning geotechnical assessments of Southbank’s Testing Grounds into a 3D model.