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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. Podcast22 January 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  2. Podcast8 January 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  3. Podcast11 December 2019 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    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.

  4. Podcast27 November 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  5. 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

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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