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  1. 23 September 2016 - Science Matters

    Classroom Antarctica

    A once-in-a-lifestime opportunity to visit Antarctica allowed two University of Melbourne PhD students to create classic physics experiements

  2. Podcast1 July 2016 - Up Close

    Untangling our evolutionary history

    Paleoanthropologist Bernard Wood on how continuing research into human evolutionary history produces insights but also reveals how much we've yet to learn.

  3. Podcast17 June 2016 - Up Close

    Law, science and the forging of “truth”

    Social science and legal scholar Professor Sheila Jasanoff considers how science and the law interact or compete in the formulation of public reason.

  4. 2 March 2016 - Under the Microscope

    Biosecurity and the beekeeper

    Bees are delicate, central to the crop economy and a sentinel species in the monitoring of biosecurity. They're also fascinating creatures who get a bad rap.

  5. 16 December 2015 - Music, Arts & Screen

    How JJ Abrams ruined Star Trek and what that means for Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    How will JJ Abrams' new Star Wars installment fare in the wake of his Star Trek reboot? Film lecturer Peter Allen discusses on the eve of its cinematic release.

  6. 13 November 2015 - Learning & Teaching

    Boosting science and maths study starts in primary school

    Stephen Dinham argues specialist primary science and maths teachers will help encourage more students to study science and maths to higher levels.

  7. 10 November 2015 - Science Matters

    When a theoretical astrophysicist and a visual artist meet, things get complex

    An art-science collaboration is providing new insights into complex systems and debunking the art versus science myth.

  8. 13 October 2015 - Engineering & Technology

    The women rebels, geniuses and pioneers who inspired us

    To celebrate Ada Lovelace day, some of our leading women academics from science and engineering discuss the female pioneers who inspired them.

  9. 23 September 2015 - Learning & Teaching

    The diversity drain

    Women are leaving careers in science research in droves. New University of Melbourne research looks at why, and what impact it is having on innovation.

  10. 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.