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  1. 31 October 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    The ethics of a child’s future fertility

    A University of Melbourne bioethicist has created the world’s first ethical framework for decision-making about a child’s future fertility after cancer.

  2. 25 October 2017 - Legal Affairs

    Blade Runner 2049: Identity, humanity and discrimination

    The Blade Runner films focus on the meaning of humanity; a University of Melbourne bioethicist finds they also foreshadow future ethical concerns over cloning.

  3. 30 August 2017 - Humanities

    5 modern philosophical dilemmas

    As a new ABC TV series explores ethics - the show's presenter and University of Melbourne academic looks at how philosophy can help in very modern dilemmas.

  4. 23 September 2016 - Inside Business

    The trouble with banking culture

    Gone are the days of the highly-respected bank manager, a pillar of society. Today, the public image of banks leaves much to be desired.

  5. 26 July 2016 - Humanities

    Drone warfare: Why the whole truth matters

    Drone warfare is an integral part of the conflict across the Middle East and parts of Africa – which is why the public deserves the full picture over their use

  6. Podcast3 February 2016 - Up Close

    The boss’ gaze: Workplace surveillance and what it means

    Management expert Graham Sewell from the University of Melbourne on the evolution of workplace surveillance, its usefulness and its unsettling effects.

  7. 29 September 2015 - Inside Business

    Too big to fail

    The admission that it rigged emissions tests won't be enough to bring automotive giant VW down.

  8. 22 September 2015 - Music, Arts & Screen

    The Wolfpack and the ethics of documentary filmmaking

    The Wolfpack, the story of five brothers who've been confined to their apartment for most of their lives, raises multiple ethical questions for Steve Thomas.

  9. Podcast16 September 2015 - Up Close

    Fur and against: Scrutinizing the efficacy of animal testing and its alternatives

    On the Up Close podcast: toxicologist and pharmacologist Thomas Hartung explains why animal testing is often unnecessary or of questionable efficacy.