Experts and researchers in conversation -- in science, health, technology, law, the arts, and business.
The Human Cost of Homophobia and Transphobia
Psychiatric epidemiologist Michael King talks about the psychological damage suffered by victims of homophobia and transphobia, and spells out what can be done
Genetic Snip and Snap
Molecular biologist Jacob Corn on the benefits and ethical challenges of CRISPR gene editing technology, covering human health and food security.
The Power of a Warm Welcome
Refugee researcher Uma Kothari on how media representations of asylum seekers influence how we attend and respond to the plight of people fleeing for safety.
Taking Positive Psychology to a Group Level
Research psychologist Lindsay Oades explains how positive psychology is being taken to a systems level to promote more skillful interaction within organisations
Global warming’s companion crisis
Environmental physicist Mark Sutton on how our fast growing 'nitrogen footprint' from agriculture and industry is reaching crisis levels, threatening our health
Outbreak! Managing human pandemics
Virologist Eddie Holmes on how better biosecurity and surveillance give us a chance of containing still inevitable viral and bacterial pandemics.
How are birds faring In our cities?
We chat with two PhD researchers on their work on the impact of city lights on birds, and learning from our digestive systems to build better detergents.
Investigating state crime
Criminologist Penny Green on what it means when nation-states shift from protector from crime to perpetrator.
Global food security under threat from crop and livestock diseases
Infectious diseases expert Prof John Fazakerley on getting to grips with threats to global food security.
Designing cities with health in mind
Public health specialist Prof Mark Stevenson on the need to prioritise physical well-being in our urban planning.