Sorting fact from fiction in a post-truth world
This episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast features cognitive psychologist Stephan Lewandowsky on why we believe fake news.
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.
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.
Fume with a view: consumer products and your indoor air quality
University of Melbourne Professor Anne Steinermann outlines the consequences of scented products, revealing how our indoor environments are making us sick.
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.
Towards cancer care that listens to patients
Oncologist Lidia Schapira on how health outcomes improve when we respond to patients' lived experience of cancer and support them to engage with their own care.
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.
Coming to grips with a ‘silent killer’
Infectious diseases expert Dr Ben Cowie on why viral hepatitis is fast becoming a hidden epidemic with significant public health consequences.
Art on the page
Special collections librarian at the University of Melbourne, Susan Millard, shows off some Matisse, Miró and Sonia Delaunay illustrations and artworks.