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  • Dr Andi Horvath

    Dr Andi is a self-confessed research raconteur. She has loved to tell stories about science and culture on-air, online, in print and in person ever since she was let out of the lab a long time ago. Watch out because on the odd occasion she has exploded into interpretive dance when explaining anything from the history of inventions to the action of molecules . She is currently a staff writer and podcast presenter for the University of Melbourne.

  1. Podcast13 November 2019 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    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

  2. Podcast30 October 2019 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    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.

  3. Podcast14 October 2019 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Knowledge sharing for health and wellbeing

    Gwenda Freeman, University of Melbourne lecturer, is empowering Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to contribute to their community's health services.

  4. Podcast2 October 2019 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    The oddities of existing things

    Lecturer in Islamic Art, Professor Stefano Carboni discusses a key piece of Islamic literature that attempted to catalogue life, universe and everything.

  5. Podcast18 September 2019 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Finding memories in music

    University of Melbourne music therapist Professor Felicity Baker uses singing and songwriting to ease the behavioural and emotional symptoms of dementia.

  6. Podcast21 August 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Delving into memory to understand schizophrenia

    Impaired memory is a symptom of schizophrenia; University of Melbourne PhD student Cassandra Wannan has identified in the brain new clues as what is going on

  7. Podcast7 August 2019 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    The frontiers of physics: From planets to photons

    University of Melbourne physicist Professor David Jamieson takes us on a journey of his research; from Galileo’s historic discoveries to quantum computing.

  8. Podcast24 July 2019 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Indigenous astronomy

    University of Melbourne's Duane Hamacher works with communities to increase the representation of Indigenous astronomy and astrophysics

  9. Podcast10 July 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Investigating the brain’s insulation

    Following his uncle’s brain injury, University of Melbourne neuroscientist Dr David Gonsalvez now researches the way brain cells function in diseases like MS.

  10. Podcast12 June 2019 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    The genomic clues to disease

    Professor Clara Gaff has moved Genomics out of research into patient care, identifying gene changes that can help with the treatment of genetic diseases.