Prevention and justice for sexual violence
Bianca Fileborn is researching the factors surrounding sexual violence – including place – and how we can better prevent it while providing new forms of justice
Is viral marketing a key to our planet’s health?
The speed of climate decline is reaching an alarming tipping point; Eavesdrop on Ideas explores how the art of viral marketing can influence science for good.
The power of queer performance
University of Melbourne's Alyson Campbell will co-lead the Feral Queer Camp, asking what makes performance queer and how to develop a network of queer thinkers
Picturing the Event Horizon
Eavesdrop on Ideas asks when science becomes art. The first image of a black hole, an Event Horizon, now sits in Museum of Modern Art – but is it actually art?
Finding friendship in art and algorithms
Eavesdrop on Ideas explores the vital nature of friendship and community, not just with other humans but also our connections to nature, algorithms and art.
What does our constitution say about freedom of speech?
University of Melbourne's Professor Adrienne Stone discusses the differences between Australian and US constitutions on freedom of speech
If our animals could speak
Dr Laura Jean McKay, winner of the 2021 Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for literature and University of Melbourne graduate discusses writing her first novel
The music of politics and protest
University of Melbourne musicologist Dr Nick Tochka discusses the politics of music-making since 1945, particularly in Europe and the Americas.
The stuff of death and the death of stuff
University of Melbourne anthropologist Hannah Gould discusses her research into death, material culture, spirituality and the effects of COVID-19 on death care.
The politics of hacking
Associate Professor Dunbar-Hester discusses the cultures and the communities of the digital era, with a particular focus on media and technology activists.