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  1. Podcast18 March 2021 - Eavesdrop on Ideas

    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.

  2. 13 November 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    The science of supporting others

    University of Melbourne experts provide six evidence-based tips for providing support in times of extreme change –finding our ‘COVID normal'.

  3. Podcast11 November 2020 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    What makes super-viral content so shareable?

    Dr Brent Coker from the University of Melbourne collects memes. His research reveals the psychological triggers that evoke social media content sharing and why.

  4. 3 November 2020 - Under the Microscope

    What does a great day at work look like?

    The University of Melbourne's Dr Rebecca Jarden’s training in nursing led her to research what a balanced approach to measuring wellbeing for nurses looks like.

  5. 30 September 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Borderline Personality disorder: It’s time to change the narrative

    By challenging societal and health care stigma, people with Borderline Personality Disorder can lead a fulfilling life say University of Melbourne experts.

  6. Podcast30 September 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    The brain benefits of music

    The University of Melbourne's Professor Sarah Wilson discusses music neuroscience and why no other species uses a complex musical system like we do.

  7. 28 August 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Will the “hard-hitting” COVID-19 ads have the desired impact?

    Are the Victorian Government’s COVID-19 advertisements hard-hitting enough to change behaviour so we stick to the rules? asks a University of Melbourne expert

  8. 19 August 2020 - Health & Medicine

    The ugly truth

    We say looks don't matter but University of Melbourne research finds more evidence that they do; understanding our response to ugliness can help counteract it

  9. 29 July 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Anticipating our emotions

    Our brain activity suggests that we can prepare ourselves for situations in which we will need to control our emotions, University of Melbourne researchers find

  10. 15 July 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    How treating gut disorders needs to be a team effort

    Teams of multi-disciplinary experts are better than a lone specialist at treating many common gastrointestinal disorders, University of Melbourne research finds