Up Close Research Talk Show http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episodes/rss Research · Opinion · Analysis en #388: The power of a warm welcome: Forging a humanitarian response to refugees amid negative media imagery http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/388-power-warm-welcome-forging-humanitarian-response-refugees-amid-negative-media-imagery <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-copy"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Are refugees fleeing persecution today generally seen as people who need help, or problems to be pushed away? Migration and refugee researcher Prof. Uma Kothari discusses how media representations of asylum seekers influence us in how we attend and respond to the plight of individuals and groups fleeing their countries in search of safety. Presented by Peter Mares.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-links"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class='cta'><span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/download.png" alt="Download file" title="Download file" />&nbsp;<a href="http://media-download.unimelb.edu.au/media/mp3/upclose/128kbps/upclose_ep388_20170224_128kbps.mp3" class="download">Download&nbsp;mp3</a> <span class='filesize'>(31.3 MB)</span></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/listen.png" alt="Listen now" title="Listen now" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/388-power-warm-welcome-forging-humanitarian-response-refugees-amid-negative-media-imagery?play=1" class="listen">Listen now</a></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/transcript.jpg" alt="Read transcript" title="Read transcript" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/388-power-warm-welcome-forging-humanitarian-response-refugees-amid-negative-media-imagery?action=read_transcript#transcription" class="read-transcript">Read&nbsp;transcript</a></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/388-power-warm-welcome-forging-humanitarian-response-refugees-amid-negative-media-imagery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Australia ethics Europe geography human rights middle east migration politics public policy refugees Society UK Up Close digest Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:00:00 +0000 emvb 1085 at http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au #387: Team positive: Taking the science of wellbeing to a systems level http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/387-team-positive-taking-science-wellbeing-systems-level <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-copy"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Research psychologist Associate Professor Lindsay Oades explains how positive psychology and wellbeing literacy, once largely focused on the individual, are being taken to a group level to promote healthier, more skillful interactions in organisations and human networks. Presented by Dr Andi Horvath.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-links"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class='cta'><span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/download.png" alt="Download file" title="Download file" />&nbsp;<a href="http://media-download.unimelb.edu.au/media/mp3/upclose/128kbps/upclose_ep387_20170210_128kbps.mp3" class="download">Download&nbsp;mp3</a> <span class='filesize'>(28.2 MB)</span></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/listen.png" alt="Listen now" title="Listen now" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/387-team-positive-taking-science-wellbeing-systems-level?play=1" class="listen">Listen now</a></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/transcript.jpg" alt="Read transcript" title="Read transcript" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/387-team-positive-taking-science-wellbeing-systems-level?action=read_transcript#transcription" class="read-transcript">Read&nbsp;transcript</a></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/387-team-positive-taking-science-wellbeing-systems-level" target="_blank">read more</a></p> education health language mental health psychology public policy Society Up Close digest work Thu, 09 Feb 2017 13:00:00 +0000 emvb 1084 at http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au #386: Global warming's companion crisis: Reactive nitrogen and its threat to human and planetary health http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/386-global-warming-s-companion-crisis-reactive-nitrogen-and-its-threat-human-and-planetary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-copy"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Environmental physicist Prof Mark Sutton explains how our fast growing "nitrogen footprint" from agriculture and industry is reaching crisis levels as reactive nitrogen pollutes our air and soil and is a direct threat to human health. A leading researcher and advisor on nitrogen policy, Prof Sutton argues that smarter nitrogen management is not only a health and environmental priority but will prevent continued enormous economic losses. Presented by Dr Andi Horvath.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-links"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class='cta'><span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/download.png" alt="Download file" title="Download file" />&nbsp;<a href="http://media-download.unimelb.edu.au/media/mp3/upclose/128kbps/upclose_ep386_20170127_128kbps.mp3" class="download">Download&nbsp;mp3</a> <span class='filesize'>(33.6 MB)</span></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/listen.png" alt="Listen now" title="Listen now" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/386-global-warming-s-companion-crisis-reactive-nitrogen-and-its-threat-human-and-planetary?play=1" class="listen">Listen now</a></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/transcript.jpg" alt="Read transcript" title="Read transcript" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/386-global-warming-s-companion-crisis-reactive-nitrogen-and-its-threat-human-and-planetary?action=read_transcript#transcription" class="read-transcript">Read&nbsp;transcript</a></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/386-global-warming-s-companion-crisis-reactive-nitrogen-and-its-threat-human-and-planetary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> agriculture agriculture animals China climate environment Europe India management public health public policy Science sustainability UK Up Close digest Thu, 26 Jan 2017 13:00:00 +0000 emvb 1083 at http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au #385: Outbreak! Human pandemics and how to manage the inevitable http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/385-outbreak-human-pandemics-and-how-manage-inevitable <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-copy"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Virologist Eddie Holmes explains how viral and bacterial pandemics of the type that spawned the Black Death and Ebola remain an unpredictable and inevitable part of our future. Professor Holmes describes how new technologies like genomic sequencing help us explore the origins and evolution of pathogens linked to pandemics as far back as Ancient Rome, and how evolving biosecurity and surveillance systems offer us a chance of containing outbreaks. Presented by Dr Andi Horvath.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-links"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class='cta'><span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/download.png" alt="Download file" title="Download file" />&nbsp;<a href="http://media-download.unimelb.edu.au/media/mp3/upclose/128kbps/upclose_ep385_20170113_128kbps.mp3" class="download">Download&nbsp;mp3</a> <span class='filesize'>(27.9 MB)</span></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/listen.png" alt="Listen now" title="Listen now" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/385-outbreak-human-pandemics-and-how-manage-inevitable?play=1" class="listen">Listen now</a></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/transcript.jpg" alt="Read transcript" title="Read transcript" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/385-outbreak-human-pandemics-and-how-manage-inevitable?action=read_transcript#transcription" class="read-transcript">Read&nbsp;transcript</a></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/385-outbreak-human-pandemics-and-how-manage-inevitable" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa animals Asia Australia biology birds China climate Europe genomics health malaria medicine public health public policy Science Up Close digest Mon, 16 Jan 2017 13:00:00 +0000 emvb 1082 at http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au #384: Exploring the impact of city lights on birds, and building better detergents http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/384-exploring-impact-city-lights-birds-and-building-better-detergents <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-copy"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>In our annual PhD episode, we chat with two young researchers on their diverse investigations. We hear from bioscientist Anne Aulsebrook, who is looking at how urban lighting and light pollution is impacting the health and behaviour of wild birds that make their home in our cities. We also speak to chemical engineer Mitchell Nothling about his research into how enzymes like those found in our digestive systems could be harnessed to create sustainable and more efficient detergents. Presented by Dr Andi Horvath.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-links"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class='cta'><span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/download.png" alt="Download file" title="Download file" />&nbsp;<a href="http://media-download.unimelb.edu.au/media/mp3/upclose/128kbps/upclose_ep384_20161230_128kbps.mp3" class="download">Download&nbsp;mp3</a> <span class='filesize'>(20.2 MB)</span></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/listen.png" alt="Listen now" title="Listen now" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/384-exploring-impact-city-lights-birds-and-building-better-detergents?play=1" class="listen">Listen now</a></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/transcript.jpg" alt="Read transcript" title="Read transcript" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/384-exploring-impact-city-lights-birds-and-building-better-detergents?action=read_transcript#transcription" class="read-transcript">Read&nbsp;transcript</a></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/384-exploring-impact-city-lights-birds-and-building-better-detergents" target="_blank">read more</a></p> animals biology birds chemical engineering cities engineering environment health innovation Science Up Close digest urban wildlife Thu, 29 Dec 2016 13:00:00 +0000 emvb 1081 at http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au #383: Crimes of state: When a nation goes from protector to perpetrator http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/383-crimes-state-when-nation-goes-protector-perpetrator <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-copy"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Criminologist Penny Green explains how states, entrusted to define crimes and enforce the laws that deter them, can themselves be complicit in the worst social harms. Professor Green is director of the International State Crime Initiative, which seeks to understand how states can become perpetrators rather than protectors, and how civil society groups can be enlisted to fight back. Presented by Lynne Haultain.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-links"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class='cta'><span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/download.png" alt="Download file" title="Download file" />&nbsp;<a href="http://media-download.unimelb.edu.au/media/mp3/upclose/128kbps/upclose_ep383_20161216_128kbps.mp3" class="download">Download&nbsp;mp3</a> <span class='filesize'>(31.0 MB)</span></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/listen.png" alt="Listen now" title="Listen now" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/383-crimes-state-when-nation-goes-protector-perpetrator?play=1" class="listen">Listen now</a></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/transcript.jpg" alt="Read transcript" title="Read transcript" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/383-crimes-state-when-nation-goes-protector-perpetrator?action=read_transcript#transcription" class="read-transcript">Read&nbsp;transcript</a></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/383-crimes-state-when-nation-goes-protector-perpetrator" target="_blank">read more</a></p> crime ethics government law politics public policy Society Southeast Asia Up Close digest Thu, 15 Dec 2016 13:00:00 +0000 emvb 1080 at http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au #382: Going viral: Global food security under threat from crop and livestock diseases http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/382-going-viral-global-food-security-under-threat-crop-and-livestock-diseases <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-copy"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Virologist and infectious diseases expert Prof John Fazakerley details the myriad threats to the global food supply from pathogen infestations in crops and livestock, and how new genetic and surveillance technologies are lending hope to keeping them in check. Presented by Dr Andi Horvath.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-links"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class='cta'><span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/download.png" alt="Download file" title="Download file" />&nbsp;<a href="http://media-download.unimelb.edu.au/media/mp3/upclose/128kbps/upclose_ep382_20161202_128kbps.mp3" class="download">Download&nbsp;mp3</a> <span class='filesize'>(30.6 MB)</span></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/listen.png" alt="Listen now" title="Listen now" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/382-going-viral-global-food-security-under-threat-crop-and-livestock-diseases?play=1" class="listen">Listen now</a></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/transcript.jpg" alt="Read transcript" title="Read transcript" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/382-going-viral-global-food-security-under-threat-crop-and-livestock-diseases?action=read_transcript#transcription" class="read-transcript">Read&nbsp;transcript</a></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/382-going-viral-global-food-security-under-threat-crop-and-livestock-diseases" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa agriculture animals Asia Australia biology birds climate economics environment Europe food security genetics globalisation health management public health public policy Science UK Up Close digest Thu, 01 Dec 2016 13:00:00 +0000 emvb 1079 at http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au #381: Let's get physical: Designing cities with our health in mind http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/381-let-s-get-physical-designing-cities-our-health-mind <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-copy"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Urban public health researcher Prof Mark Stevenson describes the better human health outcomes to be had in cities that emphasize active transport modes like cycling and walking, while discouraging dependence on cars. Presented by Lynne Haultain.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-links"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class='cta'><span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/download.png" alt="Download file" title="Download file" />&nbsp;<a href="http://media-download.unimelb.edu.au/media/mp3/upclose/128kbps/upclose_ep381_20161118_128kbps.mp3" class="download">Download&nbsp;mp3</a> <span class='filesize'>(26.1 MB)</span></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/listen.png" alt="Listen now" title="Listen now" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/381-let-s-get-physical-designing-cities-our-health-mind?play=1" class="listen">Listen now</a></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/transcript.jpg" alt="Read transcript" title="Read transcript" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/381-let-s-get-physical-designing-cities-our-health-mind?action=read_transcript#transcription" class="read-transcript">Read&nbsp;transcript</a></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/381-let-s-get-physical-designing-cities-our-health-mind" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Australia cities design environment Europe geography government health medicine planning politics public health public policy Science Society transport UK Up Close digest urban USA Thu, 17 Nov 2016 13:00:00 +0000 emvb 1078 at http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au #380: Recovery from stroke: Harnessing the brain's capacity to overcome disability http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/380-recovery-stroke-harnessing-brain-s-capacity-overcome-disability <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-copy"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Stroke rehabilitation researcher Prof. Julie Bernhardt discusses the state of the science in stroke recovery. Taking an interdisciplinary approach, Prof Bernhardt and her team develop and test new exercises and rehabilitation measures that aim not only to reduce disability but promote recovery. This includes renewed attention to precise timing of therapeutic interventions, and to environmental enrichment of clinical spaces. Presented by Dr Andi Horvath.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-links"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class='cta'><span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/download.png" alt="Download file" title="Download file" />&nbsp;<a href="http://media-download.unimelb.edu.au/media/mp3/upclose/128kbps/upclose_ep380_20161104_128kbps.mp3" class="download">Download&nbsp;mp3</a> <span class='filesize'>(32.7 MB)</span></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/listen.png" alt="Listen now" title="Listen now" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/380-recovery-stroke-harnessing-brain-s-capacity-overcome-disability?play=1" class="listen">Listen now</a></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/transcript.jpg" alt="Read transcript" title="Read transcript" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/380-recovery-stroke-harnessing-brain-s-capacity-overcome-disability?action=read_transcript#transcription" class="read-transcript">Read&nbsp;transcript</a></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/380-recovery-stroke-harnessing-brain-s-capacity-overcome-disability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ageing brain biology health health education medicine neuroscience public health Science therapy Up Close digest Thu, 03 Nov 2016 13:00:00 +0000 emvb 1077 at http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au #379: Old and in the way? Aging workers and generational battle lines in the workplace http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/379-old-and-way-aging-workers-and-generational-battle-lines-workplace <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-copy"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="font-size: 14.666666666666666px; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"></span><strong id="docs-internal-guid-7bd84530-db45-53ac-1880-2c8d9b3adcc6" style="font-weight: normal;"><span style="font-size: 14.666666666666666px; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">As populations in the developed economies continue to age due to longer life expectancies and lower birth rates, what will be the impact on the workplace? Is there a place for positive age discrimination at a time of high youth unemployment, or should the rights of all workers -- regardless of their years -- be respected? And to what extent do economics, culture and individual aspiration play into how societies decide how long one can or should work?</span></strong></p><p><strong id="docs-internal-guid-7bd84530-db45-53ac-1880-2c8d9b3adcc6" style="font-weight: normal;"><span style="font-size: 14.666666666666666px; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"><strong id="docs-internal-guid-7bd84530-db45-53ac-1880-2c8d9b3adcc6" style="font-weight: normal;"><span style="font-size: 14.666666666666666px; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Industrial relations and elder law expert Professor Mia Rönnmar, from Lund University, joins host Lynne Haultain for an international perspective on the place and plight of older workers in the workforce.</span></strong></span></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-links"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class='cta'><span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/download.png" alt="Download file" title="Download file" />&nbsp;<a href="http://media-download.unimelb.edu.au/media/mp3/upclose/128kbps/upclose_ep379_20161021_128kbps.mp3" class="download">Download&nbsp;mp3</a> <span class='filesize'>(27.7 MB)</span></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/listen.png" alt="Listen now" title="Listen now" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/379-old-and-way-aging-workers-and-generational-battle-lines-workplace?play=1" class="listen">Listen now</a></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/transcript.jpg" alt="Read transcript" title="Read transcript" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/379-old-and-way-aging-workers-and-generational-battle-lines-workplace?action=read_transcript#transcription" class="read-transcript">Read&nbsp;transcript</a></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/379-old-and-way-aging-workers-and-generational-battle-lines-workplace" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ageing economics Europe industrial relations law management public policy Society Up Close digest work Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:00:00 +0000 emvb 1076 at http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au #378: Show me the data: Sifting pseudoscience from the real thing http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/378-show-me-data-sifting-pseudoscience-real-thing <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-copy"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>In a world with a bewildering mix of fact and fiction, and in which social and mainstream media only add to the confusion, how do we separate out false or dubious claims from the well-founded and evidence-based? Research and clinical psychologist Prof Scott Lilienfeld joins science host Dr Andi Horvath to help us distinguish pseudoscience from the real thing by exploring popular myths that too often make fools of us.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-links"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class='cta'><span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/download.png" alt="Download file" title="Download file" />&nbsp;<a href="http://media-download.unimelb.edu.au/media/mp3/upclose/128kbps/upclose_ep378_20161007_128kbps.mp3" class="download">Download&nbsp;mp3</a> <span class='filesize'>(30.9 MB)</span></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/listen.png" alt="Listen now" title="Listen now" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/378-show-me-data-sifting-pseudoscience-real-thing?play=1" class="listen">Listen now</a></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/transcript.jpg" alt="Read transcript" title="Read transcript" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/378-show-me-data-sifting-pseudoscience-real-thing?action=read_transcript#transcription" class="read-transcript">Read&nbsp;transcript</a></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/378-show-me-data-sifting-pseudoscience-real-thing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> behavior education ethics higher education psychology Science Society Up Close digest Thu, 06 Oct 2016 13:00:00 +0000 emvb 1075 at http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au #377: Ways of engaging: Challenging harmful ideologies in belief and practice http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/377-ways-engaging-challenging-harmful-ideologies-belief-and-practice <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-copy"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Philosopher and social theorist Prof Sally Haslanger outlines the persistence of ideologies like racism or sexism that entrench injustice or privilege, and how we might best combat deeply embedded misconceptions that endure in our societies in defiance of evidence or reasoned argument. Presented by Peter Mares.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-links"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class='cta'><span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/download.png" alt="Download file" title="Download file" />&nbsp;<a href="http://media-download.unimelb.edu.au/media/mp3/upclose/128kbps/upclose_ep377_20160923_128kbps.mp3" class="download">Download&nbsp;mp3</a> <span class='filesize'>(26.7 MB)</span></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/listen.png" alt="Listen now" title="Listen now" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/377-ways-engaging-challenging-harmful-ideologies-belief-and-practice?play=1" class="listen">Listen now</a></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/transcript.jpg" alt="Read transcript" title="Read transcript" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/377-ways-engaging-challenging-harmful-ideologies-belief-and-practice?action=read_transcript#transcription" class="read-transcript">Read&nbsp;transcript</a></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/377-ways-engaging-challenging-harmful-ideologies-belief-and-practice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ethics gender language philosophy politics public policy Society Up Close digest USA Thu, 22 Sep 2016 14:00:00 +0000 emvb 1074 at http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au #376: Jihad and 'just war': Twisting the law on the way to the battlefield http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/376-jihad-and-just-war-twisting-law-way-battlefield <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-copy"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>International law expert Prof Naz Modirzadeh and political scientist Assoc Prof Andrew March explore how the United States and other governments contort and stretch international and domestic laws to accommodate the waging of war on non-state Islamist forces, and how those forces themselves invoke Islamic law to justify their actions. Presented by Lynne Haultain.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-links"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class='cta'><span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/download.png" alt="Download file" title="Download file" />&nbsp;<a href="http://media-download.unimelb.edu.au/media/mp3/upclose/128kbps/upclose_ep376_20160909_128kbps.mp3" class="download">Download&nbsp;mp3</a> <span class='filesize'>(48.2 MB)</span></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/listen.png" alt="Listen now" title="Listen now" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/376-jihad-and-just-war-twisting-law-way-battlefield?play=1" class="listen">Listen now</a></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/transcript.jpg" alt="Read transcript" title="Read transcript" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/376-jihad-and-just-war-twisting-law-way-battlefield?action=read_transcript#transcription" class="read-transcript">Read&nbsp;transcript</a></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/376-jihad-and-just-war-twisting-law-way-battlefield" target="_blank">read more</a></p> history Islam law middle east politics public policy religion security Society Up Close digest USA Thu, 08 Sep 2016 14:00:00 +0000 emvb 1073 at http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au #375: Ear to the ground: Preparing for and recovering from earthquakes http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/375-ear-ground-preparing-and-recovering-earthquakes <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-copy"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Earthquake researcher Assoc Prof Mark Quigley explains the lessons learned from recent major earthquakes into how to better prepare regions at risk, the value of strong science communication to affected populations during crisis, and the importance of developing appropriate building codes in anticipation of the Next Big One. Presented by Dr Andi Horvath.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-links"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class='cta'><span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/download.png" alt="Download file" title="Download file" />&nbsp;<a href="http://media-download.unimelb.edu.au/media/mp3/upclose/128kbps/upclose_ep375_20160826_128kbps.mp3" class="download">Download&nbsp;mp3</a> <span class='filesize'>(28.3 MB)</span></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/listen.png" alt="Listen now" title="Listen now" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/375-ear-ground-preparing-and-recovering-earthquakes?play=1" class="listen">Listen now</a></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/transcript.jpg" alt="Read transcript" title="Read transcript" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/375-ear-ground-preparing-and-recovering-earthquakes?action=read_transcript#transcription" class="read-transcript">Read&nbsp;transcript</a></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/375-ear-ground-preparing-and-recovering-earthquakes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> engineering environment geography geology natural history planning public policy Science Up Close digest Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:00:00 +0000 emvb 1072 at http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au #374: Not merely emotion: Reclaiming "passion" as a driver of human behavior http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/374-not-merely-emotion-reclaiming-passion-driver-human-behavior <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-copy"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Philosopher of the emotions Prof Louis Charland argues that we need to reinstate the notion of "passion" in our understanding of human behaviour. Now little mentioned outside of the arts and self-help domains, passion has deep historical roots and may have important contemporary use as a lens through which to view certain psychiatric conditions. Presented by Dr Andi Horvath.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-links"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class='cta'><span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/download.png" alt="Download file" title="Download file" />&nbsp;<a href="http://media-download.unimelb.edu.au/media/mp3/upclose/128kbps/upclose_ep374_20160812_128kbps.mp3" class="download">Download&nbsp;mp3</a> <span class='filesize'>(27.8 MB)</span></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/listen.png" alt="Listen now" title="Listen now" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/374-not-merely-emotion-reclaiming-passion-driver-human-behavior?play=1" class="listen">Listen now</a></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/transcript.jpg" alt="Read transcript" title="Read transcript" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/374-not-merely-emotion-reclaiming-passion-driver-human-behavior?action=read_transcript#transcription" class="read-transcript">Read&nbsp;transcript</a></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/374-not-merely-emotion-reclaiming-passion-driver-human-behavior" target="_blank">read more</a></p> behavior health history language mental health philosophy psychiatry Society Up Close digest Thu, 11 Aug 2016 14:00:00 +0000 emvb 1071 at http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au #373: Ongoing symptoms: Why isn't treatment for depression and anxiety leading to lower prevalence? http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/373-ongoing-symptoms-why-isn-t-treatment-depression-and-anxiety-leading-lower-prevalence <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-copy"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Public health researcher Prof Tony Jorm asks why prevalence of anxiety and depression in North America, Australia and elsewhere has not decreased despite a quarter century of more and better treatment for two of the world's most common mental health problems. Presented by Eric van Bemmel.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-links"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class='cta'><span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/download.png" alt="Download file" title="Download file" />&nbsp;<a href="http://media-download.unimelb.edu.au/media/mp3/upclose/128kbps/upclose_ep373_20160729_128kbps.mp3" class="download">Download&nbsp;mp3</a> <span class='filesize'>(28.1 MB)</span></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/listen.png" alt="Listen now" title="Listen now" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/373-ongoing-symptoms-why-isn-t-treatment-depression-and-anxiety-leading-lower-prevalence?play=1" class="listen">Listen now</a></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/transcript.jpg" alt="Read transcript" title="Read transcript" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/373-ongoing-symptoms-why-isn-t-treatment-depression-and-anxiety-leading-lower-prevalence?action=read_transcript#transcription" class="read-transcript">Read&nbsp;transcript</a></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/373-ongoing-symptoms-why-isn-t-treatment-depression-and-anxiety-leading-lower-prevalence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> health health education medicine mental health psychiatry psychology public health Science Society therapy Up Close digest Thu, 28 Jul 2016 14:00:00 +0000 emvb 1070 at http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au #372: The road to dignity: Philip Alston on freedom from poverty as a human right http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/372-road-dignity-philip-alston-freedom-poverty-human-right <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-copy"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Is extreme poverty merely evidence of failed economic policy or should it also be seen as a breach of human rights? Legal scholar and UN Special Rapporteur Philip Alston argues that the conversation around human rights has yet to take seriously how the world's very poor are excluded from a life of dignity -- underpinned by access to education, basic health care and housing -- while extreme inequality is itself in part sustained by the blocking of civil and political rights by elites. Presented by Peter Mares.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-links"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class='cta'><span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/download.png" alt="Download file" title="Download file" />&nbsp;<a href="http://media-download.unimelb.edu.au/media/mp3/upclose/128kbps/upclose_ep372_20160715_128kbps.mp3" class="download">Download&nbsp;mp3</a> <span class='filesize'>(37.8 MB)</span></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/listen.png" alt="Listen now" title="Listen now" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/372-road-dignity-philip-alston-freedom-poverty-human-right?play=1" class="listen">Listen now</a></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/transcript.jpg" alt="Read transcript" title="Read transcript" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/372-road-dignity-philip-alston-freedom-poverty-human-right?action=read_transcript#transcription" class="read-transcript">Read&nbsp;transcript</a></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/372-road-dignity-philip-alston-freedom-poverty-human-right" target="_blank">read more</a></p> development economics ethics globalisation human rights indigenous law politics public policy Society Up Close digest Thu, 14 Jul 2016 14:00:00 +0000 emvb 1069 at http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au #371: Slippery descent: Untangling the complexity of our evolutionary history http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/371-slippery-descent-untangling-complexity-our-evolutionary-history <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-copy"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Renowned paleoanthropologist Bernard Wood explains how continuing research into fossil and other evidence of our evolutionary history produces insights but also reveals how much we have yet to learn. How good, for example, are we at telling our recent ancestors and close relatives from those of the apes? How can we know how many species preceded our own? And can we tell which of those species are our ancestors, and which are non-ancestral close relatives? Presented by Dr Andi Horvath.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-links"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class='cta'><span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/download.png" alt="Download file" title="Download file" />&nbsp;<a href="http://media-download.unimelb.edu.au/media/mp3/upclose/128kbps/upclose_ep371_20160701_128kbps.mp3" class="download">Download&nbsp;mp3</a> <span class='filesize'>(30.2 MB)</span></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/listen.png" alt="Listen now" title="Listen now" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/371-slippery-descent-untangling-complexity-our-evolutionary-history?play=1" class="listen">Listen now</a></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/transcript.jpg" alt="Read transcript" title="Read transcript" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/371-slippery-descent-untangling-complexity-our-evolutionary-history?action=read_transcript#transcription" class="read-transcript">Read&nbsp;transcript</a></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/371-slippery-descent-untangling-complexity-our-evolutionary-history" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa biology evolution genomics history natural history Science species Up Close digest Thu, 30 Jun 2016 14:00:00 +0000 emvb 1068 at http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au #370: Twin engines of truth? How science and law interact to construct our world http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/370-twin-engines-truth-how-science-and-law-interact-construct-our-world <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-copy"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Social science and legal scholar Prof Sheila Jasanoff discusses how science and the law interact or compete with one another in the formulation of public reason -- in the economy, the courts and the political landscape. Presented by Lynne Haultain.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-links"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class='cta'><span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/download.png" alt="Download file" title="Download file" />&nbsp;<a href="http://media-download.unimelb.edu.au/media/mp3/upclose/128kbps/upclose_ep370_20160617_128kbps.mp3" class="download">Download&nbsp;mp3</a> <span class='filesize'>(28.2 MB)</span></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/listen.png" alt="Listen now" title="Listen now" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/370-twin-engines-truth-how-science-and-law-interact-construct-our-world?play=1" class="listen">Listen now</a></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/transcript.jpg" alt="Read transcript" title="Read transcript" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/370-twin-engines-truth-how-science-and-law-interact-construct-our-world?action=read_transcript#transcription" class="read-transcript">Read&nbsp;transcript</a></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/370-twin-engines-truth-how-science-and-law-interact-construct-our-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> crime democracy environment genetics law mental health public policy Science Society Up Close digest USA Thu, 16 Jun 2016 14:00:00 +0000 emvb 1067 at http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au #369: The necessity of kindness: Altruism in animals and beyond http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/369-necessity-kindness-altruism-animals-and-beyond <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-copy"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Evolutionary biologist and historian of science Prof Lee Dugatkin joins Dr Andi Horvath to discuss displays of altruism in insects, animals and humans, and how the often harsh evolutionary imperatives of survival can actually accommodate, promote or depend on acts of kindness and justice.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-links"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class='cta'><span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/download.png" alt="Download file" title="Download file" />&nbsp;<a href="http://media-download.unimelb.edu.au/media/mp3/upclose/128kbps/upclose_ep369_20160603_128kbps.mp3" class="download">Download&nbsp;mp3</a> <span class='filesize'>(35.7 MB)</span></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/listen.png" alt="Listen now" title="Listen now" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/369-necessity-kindness-altruism-animals-and-beyond?play=1" class="listen">Listen now</a></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/transcript.jpg" alt="Read transcript" title="Read transcript" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/369-necessity-kindness-altruism-animals-and-beyond?action=read_transcript#transcription" class="read-transcript">Read&nbsp;transcript</a></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/369-necessity-kindness-altruism-animals-and-beyond" target="_blank">read more</a></p> animals behavior behavioural economics biology brain imaging ethics evolution neuro-imaging psychology Science Up Close digest wildlife Thu, 02 Jun 2016 14:00:00 +0000 emvb 1066 at http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au #368: Decision neuroscience: Emerging insights into the way we choose http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/368-decision-neuroscience-emerging-insights-way-we-choose <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-copy"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Decision science researcher Prof Peter Bossaerts argues that investigating brain activity as we make decisions is generating new insights into how we deal with uncertainty and risk. Once the domain of economists and psychologists, the study of human decision-making is increasingly taking a neuron-level view, with implications well beyond economics and finance. Presented by Eric van Bemmel.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-links"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class='cta'><span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/download.png" alt="Download file" title="Download file" />&nbsp;<a href="http://media-download.unimelb.edu.au/media/mp3/upclose/128kbps/upclose_ep368_20160520_128kbps.mp3" class="download">Download&nbsp;mp3</a> <span class='filesize'>(29.0 MB)</span></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/listen.png" alt="Listen now" title="Listen now" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/368-decision-neuroscience-emerging-insights-way-we-choose?play=1" class="listen">Listen now</a></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/transcript.jpg" alt="Read transcript" title="Read transcript" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/368-decision-neuroscience-emerging-insights-way-we-choose?action=read_transcript#transcription" class="read-transcript">Read&nbsp;transcript</a></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/368-decision-neuroscience-emerging-insights-way-we-choose" target="_blank">read more</a></p> behavioural economics biology brain biology brain imaging business economics finance imaging marketing neuro-imaging neuroscience psychiatry psychology Science Society Up Close digest Thu, 19 May 2016 14:00:00 +0000 emvb 1065 at http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au #367: Publish AND perish: Science and medical researchers under pressure http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/367-publish-and-perish-science-and-medical-researchers-under-pressure <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-copy"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Psychiatrist Joeri Tijdink discusses his research into how increasing pressures on science and medical researchers to win funding, achieve positive research results, and publish in highly esteemed journals may be linked to professional burnout and even research misconduct. Presented by Dr Andi Horvath.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-links"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class='cta'><span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/download.png" alt="Download file" title="Download file" />&nbsp;<a href="http://media-download.unimelb.edu.au/media/mp3/upclose/128kbps/upclose_ep367_20160506_128kbps.mp3" class="download">Download&nbsp;mp3</a> <span class='filesize'>(17.4 MB)</span></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/listen.png" alt="Listen now" title="Listen now" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/367-publish-and-perish-science-and-medical-researchers-under-pressure?play=1" class="listen">Listen now</a></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/transcript.jpg" alt="Read transcript" title="Read transcript" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/367-publish-and-perish-science-and-medical-researchers-under-pressure?action=read_transcript#transcription" class="read-transcript">Read&nbsp;transcript</a></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/367-publish-and-perish-science-and-medical-researchers-under-pressure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ethics Europe psychiatry psychology Science Society Up Close digest work Thu, 05 May 2016 14:00:00 +0000 emvb 1064 at http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au #366: Beyond the caring boss: The powerful management style of Servant Leadership http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/366-beyond-caring-boss-powerful-management-style-servant-leadership <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-copy"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Management researcher Prof Robert C. Liden explains the organizational leadership approach of Servant Leadership, in which managers commit to exemplary treatment of employees, who in turn respond with excellent treatment of customers -- thus boosting customer loyalty, and raising corporate culture and performance. Liden argues that the empirical studies he and others are doing into this long-term, people-first management style clearly demonstrate its power to benefit and inspire stakeholders across the spectrum. Presented by Elisabeth Lopez.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-links"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class='cta'><span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/download.png" alt="Download file" title="Download file" />&nbsp;<a href="http://media-download.unimelb.edu.au/media/mp3/upclose/128kbps/upclose_ep366_20160422_128kbps.mp3" class="download">Download&nbsp;mp3</a> <span class='filesize'>(24.1 MB)</span></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/listen.png" alt="Listen now" title="Listen now" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/366-beyond-caring-boss-powerful-management-style-servant-leadership?play=1" class="listen">Listen now</a></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/transcript.jpg" alt="Read transcript" title="Read transcript" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/366-beyond-caring-boss-powerful-management-style-servant-leadership?action=read_transcript#transcription" class="read-transcript">Read&nbsp;transcript</a></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/366-beyond-caring-boss-powerful-management-style-servant-leadership" target="_blank">read more</a></p> business leadership management Society Up Close digest work Thu, 21 Apr 2016 14:00:00 +0000 emvb 1063 at http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au #365: Managing transition: How do we prepare for complex social and environmental change? http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/365-managing-transition-how-do-we-prepare-complex-social-and-environmental-change <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-copy"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Transition management thinker Prof Jan Rotmans argues that there must be a radical shakeup of existing institutions and governing structures if we are to deal with the shared, complex challenges emerging in social, economic, energy and environmental realms. Presented by Elisabeth Lopez.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-links"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class='cta'><span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/download.png" alt="Download file" title="Download file" />&nbsp;<a href="http://media-download.unimelb.edu.au/media/mp3/upclose/128kbps/upclose_ep365_20160408_128kbps.mp3" class="download">Download&nbsp;mp3</a> <span class='filesize'>(28.8 MB)</span></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/listen.png" alt="Listen now" title="Listen now" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/365-managing-transition-how-do-we-prepare-complex-social-and-environmental-change?play=1" class="listen">Listen now</a></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/transcript.jpg" alt="Read transcript" title="Read transcript" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/365-managing-transition-how-do-we-prepare-complex-social-and-environmental-change?action=read_transcript#transcription" class="read-transcript">Read&nbsp;transcript</a></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/365-managing-transition-how-do-we-prepare-complex-social-and-environmental-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> climate development energy environment Europe management planning public policy Society Up Close digest Thu, 07 Apr 2016 14:00:00 +0000 emvb 1062 at http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au #364: The end of sustainability: Realism and resilience in managing our natural resources http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/364-end-sustainability-realism-and-resilience-managing-our-natural-resources <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-copy"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Environmental legal scholar Prof. Robin Craig argues that the doctrine of sustainability in managing our natural resources fails to take into account an emerging age of ecological uncertainty. Instead, notions of sustainability and sustainable development need to make way for approaches based on resilience thinking, which attempts to factor in and adapt to coming large-scale social and ecological shifts brought about by climate change. Presented by Eric van Bemmel.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-links"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class='cta'><span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/download.png" alt="Download file" title="Download file" />&nbsp;<a href="http://media-download.unimelb.edu.au/media/mp3/upclose/128kbps/upclose_ep364_20160325_128kbps.mp3" class="download">Download&nbsp;mp3</a> <span class='filesize'>(29.4 MB)</span></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/listen.png" alt="Listen now" title="Listen now" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/364-end-sustainability-realism-and-resilience-managing-our-natural-resources?play=1" class="listen">Listen now</a></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/transcript.jpg" alt="Read transcript" title="Read transcript" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/364-end-sustainability-realism-and-resilience-managing-our-natural-resources?action=read_transcript#transcription" class="read-transcript">Read&nbsp;transcript</a></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/364-end-sustainability-realism-and-resilience-managing-our-natural-resources" target="_blank">read more</a></p> climate development environment public policy Science Society species sustainability Up Close digest USA Tue, 15 Mar 2016 13:00:00 +0000 emvb 1061 at http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au #363: The social life of algorithms: Shaping, and being shaped by, our world http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/363-social-life-algorithms-shaping-and-being-shaped-our-world <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-copy"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Informatics researcher Professor Paul Dourish explains how algorithms, as more than mere technical objects, guide our social lives and organization, and are themselves evolving products of human social actions. Presented by Dr Andi Horvath.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-links"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class='cta'><span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/download.png" alt="Download file" title="Download file" />&nbsp;<a href="http://media-download.unimelb.edu.au/media/mp3/upclose/128kbps/upclose_ep363_20160311_128kbps.mp3" class="download">Download&nbsp;mp3</a> <span class='filesize'>(26.7 MB)</span></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/listen.png" alt="Listen now" title="Listen now" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/363-social-life-algorithms-shaping-and-being-shaped-our-world?play=1" class="listen">Listen now</a></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/transcript.jpg" alt="Read transcript" title="Read transcript" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/363-social-life-algorithms-shaping-and-being-shaped-our-world?action=read_transcript#transcription" class="read-transcript">Read&nbsp;transcript</a></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/363-social-life-algorithms-shaping-and-being-shaped-our-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> engineering info tech mathematics networks privacy Science Society Up Close digest Thu, 10 Mar 2016 13:00:00 +0000 emvb 1060 at http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au #362: Costing us dearly: The toll of austerity policy on public health http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/362-costing-us-dearly-toll-austerity-policy-public-health <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-copy"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Oxford sociologist and political economist Prof. David Stuckler argues that austerity policies imposed by national governments in response to economic crises bring about increases in disturbing public health outcomes -- particularly among those societies' most vulnerable people -- while countries that opt for stimulus-based policies have demonstrably healthier outcomes. Presented by Eric van Bemmel.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-links"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class='cta'><span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/download.png" alt="Download file" title="Download file" />&nbsp;<a href="http://media-download.unimelb.edu.au/media/mp3/upclose/128kbps/upclose_ep362_20160226_128kbps.mp3" class="download">Download&nbsp;mp3</a> <span class='filesize'>(29.7 MB)</span></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/listen.png" alt="Listen now" title="Listen now" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/362-costing-us-dearly-toll-austerity-policy-public-health?play=1" class="listen">Listen now</a></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/transcript.jpg" alt="Read transcript" title="Read transcript" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/362-costing-us-dearly-toll-austerity-policy-public-health?action=read_transcript#transcription" class="read-transcript">Read&nbsp;transcript</a></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/362-costing-us-dearly-toll-austerity-policy-public-health" target="_blank">read more</a></p> economics Europe health history politics public health public policy Society Up Close digest Thu, 25 Feb 2016 13:00:00 +0000 emvb 1059 at http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au #361: Passions betrayed: The end of "doing what you love" in the workforce http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/361-passions-betrayed-end-doing-what-you-love-workforce <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-copy"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Dr Miya Tokumitsu argues that young people "following their passion" into jobs and internships, in the creative industries and elsewhere, are more likely to be disappointed or exploited than on a path to fulfillment. Presented by Elisabeth Lopez.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-links"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class='cta'><span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/download.png" alt="Download file" title="Download file" />&nbsp;<a href="http://media-download.unimelb.edu.au/media/mp3/upclose/128kbps/upclose_ep361_20160212_128kbps.mp3" class="download">Download&nbsp;mp3</a> <span class='filesize'>(25.8 MB)</span></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/listen.png" alt="Listen now" title="Listen now" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/361-passions-betrayed-end-doing-what-you-love-workforce?play=1" class="listen">Listen now</a></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/transcript.jpg" alt="Read transcript" title="Read transcript" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/361-passions-betrayed-end-doing-what-you-love-workforce?action=read_transcript#transcription" class="read-transcript">Read&nbsp;transcript</a></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/361-passions-betrayed-end-doing-what-you-love-workforce" target="_blank">read more</a></p> business ethics industrial relations management public policy Society Up Close digest Thu, 11 Feb 2016 13:00:00 +0000 emvb 1058 at http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au #001: Introducing a new podcast: In Pursuit -- Episode 1, Thought Controlled Futures http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/001-introducing-new-podcast-pursuit-1-thought-controlled-futures <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-copy"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Up Close science host Dr Andi Horvath presents the first installment of a new podcast, In Pursuit. In this episode, Thought Controlled Futures, we talk to the people behind revolutionary technologies enabling people to control movement and manipulate objects using their thoughts alone. In particular, we take a look at the stentrode, a metal scaffold implanted in a blood vessel, that allows brain activity to be recorded and commands generated to control a full-body exoskeleton.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-links"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class='cta'><span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/download.png" alt="Download file" title="Download file" />&nbsp;<a href="http://media-download.unimelb.edu.au/media/mp3/upclose/128kbps/inpursuit_ep001_20160209_128kbps.mp3" class="download">Download&nbsp;mp3</a> <span class='filesize'>(18.1 MB)</span></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/listen.png" alt="Listen now" title="Listen now" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/001-introducing-new-podcast-pursuit-1-thought-controlled-futures?play=1" class="listen">Listen now</a></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/transcript.jpg" alt="Read transcript" title="Read transcript" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/001-introducing-new-podcast-pursuit-1-thought-controlled-futures?action=read_transcript#transcription" class="read-transcript">Read&nbsp;transcript</a></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/001-introducing-new-podcast-pursuit-1-thought-controlled-futures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Australia bionics engineering medicine Science therapy Up Close digest Mon, 08 Feb 2016 13:00:00 +0000 emvb 1057 at http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au #360: Can't give it up: The science behind addiction and the brain http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/360-can-t-give-it-up-science-behind-addiction-and-brain <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-copy"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Behavioral neuroscientist Prof Andrew Lawrence joins host Dr Andi Horvath to discuss addictive and compulsive behaviors around drug and alcohol use, the power of psychological dependence, and how the brains of addicts differ from those of the rest of us.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-links"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class='cta'><span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/download.png" alt="Download file" title="Download file" />&nbsp;<a href="http://media-download.unimelb.edu.au/media/mp3/upclose/128kbps/upclose_ep360_20160129_128kbps.mp3" class="download">Download&nbsp;mp3</a> <span class='filesize'>(26.9 MB)</span></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/listen.png" alt="Listen now" title="Listen now" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/360-can-t-give-it-up-science-behind-addiction-and-brain?play=1" class="listen">Listen now</a></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/transcript.jpg" alt="Read transcript" title="Read transcript" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/360-can-t-give-it-up-science-behind-addiction-and-brain?action=read_transcript#transcription" class="read-transcript">Read&nbsp;transcript</a></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/360-can-t-give-it-up-science-behind-addiction-and-brain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> biology brain biology brain imaging drug use health health education medicine mental health neuro-imaging neuroscience Science Society therapy Up Close digest Thu, 28 Jan 2016 13:00:00 +0000 emvb 1056 at http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au #359: Melody and mayhem: Music, law and the incitement to violence http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/359-melody-and-mayhem-music-law-and-incitement-violence <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-copy"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Legal scholar Dr James Parker discusses the complex intersection of sound and the law -- from musical incitement to violence, to sonic crowd control, to the very deliberate design of courtroom acoustics. Presented by Peter Clarke.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-links"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class='cta'><span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/download.png" alt="Download file" title="Download file" />&nbsp;<a href="http://media-download.unimelb.edu.au/media/mp3/upclose/128kbps/upclose_ep359_20160115_128kbps.mp3" class="download">Download&nbsp;mp3</a> <span class='filesize'>(36.1 MB)</span></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/listen.png" alt="Listen now" title="Listen now" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/359-melody-and-mayhem-music-law-and-incitement-violence?play=1" class="listen">Listen now</a></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/transcript.jpg" alt="Read transcript" title="Read transcript" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/359-melody-and-mayhem-music-law-and-incitement-violence?action=read_transcript#transcription" class="read-transcript">Read&nbsp;transcript</a></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/359-melody-and-mayhem-music-law-and-incitement-violence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa crime law media music public policy Society Up Close digest Thu, 14 Jan 2016 13:00:00 +0000 emvb 1055 at http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au #358: Eavesdropping on the classroom: How new insights into student interactions can lead to better teaching http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/358-eavesdropping-classroom-how-new-insights-student-interactions-can-lead-better-teaching <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-copy"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Educator and schools researcher Prof David Clarke discusses new understanding of student learning and success in maths and science, gathered from extensive observation of classroom interaction and negotiation styles. Presented by Elisabeth Lopez.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-links"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class='cta'><span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/download.png" alt="Download file" title="Download file" />&nbsp;<a href="http://media-download.unimelb.edu.au/media/mp3/upclose/128kbps/upclose_ep358_20160101_128kbps.mp3" class="download">Download&nbsp;mp3</a> <span class='filesize'>(34.3 MB)</span></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/listen.png" alt="Listen now" title="Listen now" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/358-eavesdropping-classroom-how-new-insights-student-interactions-can-lead-better-teaching?play=1" class="listen">Listen now</a></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/transcript.jpg" alt="Read transcript" title="Read transcript" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/358-eavesdropping-classroom-how-new-insights-student-interactions-can-lead-better-teaching?action=read_transcript#transcription" class="read-transcript">Read&nbsp;transcript</a></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/358-eavesdropping-classroom-how-new-insights-student-interactions-can-lead-better-teaching" target="_blank">read more</a></p> education mathematics Society Up Close digest Thu, 31 Dec 2015 13:00:00 +0000 emvb 1054 at http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au #357: Germ warfare: Young researchers seeking answers to diverse microbe threats http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/357-germ-warfare-young-researchers-seeking-answers-diverse-microbe-threats <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-copy"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>In our annual PhD episode, two young science researchers discuss their investigations of microbes that threaten, respectively, human health and our food supply. We chat with Claire Gorrie about aspects of the drug-resistant bacterium <em>Klebsiella pneumoniae</em>, and how it's implicated in serious infections. And Rebecca Vandegeer tells us how the Barley Yellow Dwarf virus strips our wheat crops of their defences, posing a threat to food security. Presented by Dr Andi Horvath.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-links"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class='cta'><span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/download.png" alt="Download file" title="Download file" />&nbsp;<a href="http://media-download.unimelb.edu.au/media/mp3/upclose/128kbps/upclose_ep357_20151218_128kbps.mp3" class="download">Download&nbsp;mp3</a> <span class='filesize'>(18.0 MB)</span></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/listen.png" alt="Listen now" title="Listen now" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/357-germ-warfare-young-researchers-seeking-answers-diverse-microbe-threats?play=1" class="listen">Listen now</a></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/transcript.jpg" alt="Read transcript" title="Read transcript" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/357-germ-warfare-young-researchers-seeking-answers-diverse-microbe-threats?action=read_transcript#transcription" class="read-transcript">Read&nbsp;transcript</a></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/357-germ-warfare-young-researchers-seeking-answers-diverse-microbe-threats" target="_blank">read more</a></p> agriculture biology food security health medicine Science Up Close digest Thu, 17 Dec 2015 13:00:00 +0000 emvb 1053 at http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au #356: Digital "dischord": How technology and markets are bleeding our musical artists http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/356-digital-dischord-how-technology-and-markets-are-bleeding-our-musical-artists <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-copy"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Economic geographer Prof Andrew Leyshon charts the rapid changes in the music industry since the 1990s, how new technologies are changing how music is made and consumed, and how artists are affected. Presented by Peter Clarke.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-links"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class='cta'><span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/download.png" alt="Download file" title="Download file" />&nbsp;<a href="http://media-download.unimelb.edu.au/media/mp3/upclose/128kbps/upclose_ep356_20151204_128kbps.mp3" class="download">Download&nbsp;mp3</a> <span class='filesize'>(34.4 MB)</span></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/listen.png" alt="Listen now" title="Listen now" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/356-digital-dischord-how-technology-and-markets-are-bleeding-our-musical-artists?play=1" class="listen">Listen now</a></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/transcript.jpg" alt="Read transcript" title="Read transcript" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/356-digital-dischord-how-technology-and-markets-are-bleeding-our-musical-artists?action=read_transcript#transcription" class="read-transcript">Read&nbsp;transcript</a></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/356-digital-dischord-how-technology-and-markets-are-bleeding-our-musical-artists" target="_blank">read more</a></p> arts business economics geography history info tech markets music networks performing arts pop culture Society Up Close digest Thu, 03 Dec 2015 13:00:00 +0000 emvb 1051 at http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au #355: Hello, Pet!: Our love can hurt our animal friends http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/355-hello-pet-our-love-can-hurt-our-animal-friends <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-copy"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class="p1">Bioethicist Peter Sand<span>ø</span>e discusses our complicated relationship with animals and associated moral dilemmas, including how our love for companion animals can actually cause harm and the difference between society’s treatment of pets and production animals. Presented by Peter Clarke.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-links"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class='cta'><span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/download.png" alt="Download file" title="Download file" />&nbsp;<a href="http://media-download.unimelb.edu.au/media/mp3/upclose/128kbps/UPCLOSE_EP355_20151120_128KBPS.mp3" class="download">Download&nbsp;mp3</a> <span class='filesize'>(34.2 MB)</span></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/listen.png" alt="Listen now" title="Listen now" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/355-hello-pet-our-love-can-hurt-our-animal-friends?play=1" class="listen">Listen now</a></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/transcript.jpg" alt="Read transcript" title="Read transcript" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/355-hello-pet-our-love-can-hurt-our-animal-friends?action=read_transcript#transcription" class="read-transcript">Read&nbsp;transcript</a></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/355-hello-pet-our-love-can-hurt-our-animal-friends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> animals biology ethics Society species Up Close digest wildlife Fri, 20 Nov 2015 01:28:56 +0000 uc-editor 1050 at http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au #354: Brain in a dish: The therapeutic potential of stem cells and organoids http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/354-brain-dish-therapeutic-potential-stem-cells-and-organoids <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-copy"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class="p1">Epilepsy researcher Steve Petrou and developmental neuroscientist Mirella Dottori discuss the potential of organoids -- miniature immature organs grown in dishes -- for future epilepsy and autism research. Presented by Dr Andi Horvath.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-links"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class='cta'><span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/download.png" alt="Download file" title="Download file" />&nbsp;<a href="http://media-download.unimelb.edu.au/media/mp3/upclose/128kbps/UPCLOSE_EP354_20151106_128KBPS.mp3" class="download">Download&nbsp;mp3</a> <span class='filesize'>(32.9 MB)</span></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/listen.png" alt="Listen now" title="Listen now" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/354-brain-dish-therapeutic-potential-stem-cells-and-organoids?play=1" class="listen">Listen now</a></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/transcript.jpg" alt="Read transcript" title="Read transcript" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/354-brain-dish-therapeutic-potential-stem-cells-and-organoids?action=read_transcript#transcription" class="read-transcript">Read&nbsp;transcript</a></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/354-brain-dish-therapeutic-potential-stem-cells-and-organoids" target="_blank">read more</a></p> biology brain biology brain imaging genetics health medicine neuro-imaging Science therapy Up Close digest Thu, 05 Nov 2015 23:29:59 +0000 uc-editor 1049 at http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au #353: From Proletariat to Precariat: Navigating Uncertainty in a Globalised Economy http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/353-proletariat-precariat-navigating-uncertainty-globalised-economy <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-copy"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class="p1">American labor historian Leon Fink discusses the rise of the Precariat -- people in developed economies in a permanent state of underemployment or intermittent work due to changes in working conditions since the 19th century. Presented by Elisabeth Lopez.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-links"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class='cta'><span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/download.png" alt="Download file" title="Download file" />&nbsp;<a href="http://media-download.unimelb.edu.au/media/mp3/upclose/128kbps/UPCLOSE_EP353_20151023_128KBPS.mp3" class="download">Download&nbsp;mp3</a> <span class='filesize'>(30.8 MB)</span></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/listen.png" alt="Listen now" title="Listen now" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/353-proletariat-precariat-navigating-uncertainty-globalised-economy?play=1" class="listen">Listen now</a></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/transcript.jpg" alt="Read transcript" title="Read transcript" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/353-proletariat-precariat-navigating-uncertainty-globalised-economy?action=read_transcript#transcription" class="read-transcript">Read&nbsp;transcript</a></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/353-proletariat-precariat-navigating-uncertainty-globalised-economy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Asia Australia cities democracy development economics education Europe globalisation history law politics Society UK Up Close digest USA Thu, 22 Oct 2015 23:09:40 +0000 uc-editor 1048 at http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au #352: Cell sell: The ethics of the transnational human tissue market http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/352-cell-sell-ethics-transnational-human-tissue-market <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-copy"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class="p1"><span class="s1">Stem cell expert Megan Munsie and bioethicist Dominique Martin discuss medical tourism and the hidden transnational trade in transplant organs and stem cells,and consider the ethics, legislative implications and what the future might hold. Presented by Elisabeth Lopez.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-links"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class='cta'><span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/download.png" alt="Download file" title="Download file" />&nbsp;<a href="http://media-download.unimelb.edu.au/media/mp3/upclose/128kbps/upclose_ep352_20151009_128kbps.mp3" class="download">Download&nbsp;mp3</a> <span class='filesize'>(32.1 MB)</span></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/listen.png" alt="Listen now" title="Listen now" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/352-cell-sell-ethics-transnational-human-tissue-market?play=1" class="listen">Listen now</a></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/transcript.jpg" alt="Read transcript" title="Read transcript" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/352-cell-sell-ethics-transnational-human-tissue-market?action=read_transcript#transcription" class="read-transcript">Read&nbsp;transcript</a></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/352-cell-sell-ethics-transnational-human-tissue-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Australia biology economics genetically modified genetics health markets medicine Science stem cells Up Close digest Fri, 09 Oct 2015 06:11:54 +0000 uc-editor 1047 at http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au #351: Weeds girdle the globe: The marauding march of invasive plant species http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/351-weeds-girdle-globe-marauding-march-invasive-plant-species <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-copy"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Plant population specialist Prof Roger Cousens talks about how the spread of undesirable plants, or "weeds", has dramatically redefined the world’s natural landscapes and coastlines, and what this means for us economically, aesthetically and environmentally. Presented by Dr Andi Horvath.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-links"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class='cta'><span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/download.png" alt="Download file" title="Download file" />&nbsp;<a href="http://media-download.unimelb.edu.au/media/mp3/upclose/128kbps/upclose_ep351_20150828_128kbps.mp3" class="download">Download&nbsp;mp3</a> <span class='filesize'>(30.6 MB)</span></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/listen.png" alt="Listen now" title="Listen now" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/351-weeds-girdle-globe-marauding-march-invasive-plant-species?play=1" class="listen">Listen now</a></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/transcript.jpg" alt="Read transcript" title="Read transcript" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/351-weeds-girdle-globe-marauding-march-invasive-plant-species?action=read_transcript#transcription" class="read-transcript">Read&nbsp;transcript</a></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/351-weeds-girdle-globe-marauding-march-invasive-plant-species" target="_blank">read more</a></p> agriculture Australia biodiversity environment Europe geography natural history Science species sustainability UK Up Close digest USA wildlife Fri, 25 Sep 2015 13:00:00 +0000 emvb 1046 at http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au #350: Superdiversity: Policy challenges in an age of unprecedented migration http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/350-superdiversity-policy-challenges-age-unprecedented-migration <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-copy"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span><span>Migration researcher Prof Jenny Phillimore explains how the recent global phenomenon of superdiversity is challenging policy makers and service providers to rethink housing and health care in our cities and beyond. Presented by Lynne Haultain.</span></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-links"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class='cta'><span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/download.png" alt="Download file" title="Download file" />&nbsp;<a href="http://media-download.unimelb.edu.au/media/mp3/upclose/128kbps/upclose_ep350_20150911_128kbps.mp3" class="download">Download&nbsp;mp3</a> <span class='filesize'>(25.8 MB)</span></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/listen.png" alt="Listen now" title="Listen now" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/350-superdiversity-policy-challenges-age-unprecedented-migration?play=1" class="listen">Listen now</a></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/transcript.jpg" alt="Read transcript" title="Read transcript" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/350-superdiversity-policy-challenges-age-unprecedented-migration?action=read_transcript#transcription" class="read-transcript">Read&nbsp;transcript</a></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/350-superdiversity-policy-challenges-age-unprecedented-migration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Australia cities development economics ethics Europe geography law migration planning politics public policy refugees Society UK Up Close digest urban Thu, 10 Sep 2015 14:00:00 +0000 uc-editor 1045 at http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au #349: Wild and domestic: A cultural history of human-animal relations http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/349-wild-and-domestic-cultural-history-human-animal-relations <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-copy"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong id="docs-internal-guid-fb93aefb-6833-c833-d911-0a2066557826" style="font-weight: normal;"><span style="font-size: 14.666666666666666px; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Environmental historian Prof Harriet Ritvo recounts the often ambiguous relationships between the human and animal worlds through history, and explores our need to both tame and take inspiration from the wild. Presented by Dr Andi Horvath.</span></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-links"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class='cta'><span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/download.png" alt="Download file" title="Download file" />&nbsp;<a href="http://media-download.unimelb.edu.au/media/mp3/upclose/128kbps/upclose_ep349_20150828_128kbps.mp3" class="download">Download&nbsp;mp3</a> <span class='filesize'>(24.7 MB)</span></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/listen.png" alt="Listen now" title="Listen now" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/349-wild-and-domestic-cultural-history-human-animal-relations?play=1" class="listen">Listen now</a></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/transcript.jpg" alt="Read transcript" title="Read transcript" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/349-wild-and-domestic-cultural-history-human-animal-relations?action=read_transcript#transcription" class="read-transcript">Read&nbsp;transcript</a></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/349-wild-and-domestic-cultural-history-human-animal-relations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa animals Australia biology environment Europe history Society UK Up Close digest USA wildlife Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:00:00 +0000 emvb 1044 at http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au #348: Innovation with purpose: Organizations creating and delivering social value http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/348-innovation-purpose-organizations-creating-and-delivering-social-value <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-copy"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong id="docs-internal-guid-b362a7f6-2014-e3b0-873c-6a3c2c32fcc1" style="font-weight: normal;"><span style="font-size: 14.666666666666666px; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Innovation and entrepreneurship researcher Prof Gerry George looks at how organizations are able to leverage constraints to bring creative approaches to lifting and developing social wellbeing. Presented by Elisabeth Lopez.</span></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-links"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class='cta'><span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/download.png" alt="Download file" title="Download file" />&nbsp;<a href="http://media-download.unimelb.edu.au/media/mp3/upclose/128kbps/upclose_ep348_20150814_128kbps.mp3" class="download">Download&nbsp;mp3</a> <span class='filesize'>(27.1 MB)</span></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/listen.png" alt="Listen now" title="Listen now" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/348-innovation-purpose-organizations-creating-and-delivering-social-value?play=1" class="listen">Listen now</a></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/transcript.jpg" alt="Read transcript" title="Read transcript" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/348-innovation-purpose-organizations-creating-and-delivering-social-value?action=read_transcript#transcription" class="read-transcript">Read&nbsp;transcript</a></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/348-innovation-purpose-organizations-creating-and-delivering-social-value" target="_blank">read more</a></p> business design development economics ethics health India innovation leadership markets Society Up Close digest women Thu, 13 Aug 2015 14:00:00 +0000 emvb 1043 at http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au #347: Disciples of the interdisciplinary: Researchers crossing boundaries to unleash creativity http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/347-disciples-interdisciplinary-researchers-crossing-boundaries-unleash-creativity <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-copy"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong id="docs-internal-guid-60d3ed20-d7d7-868c-fbb0-02dac51aea92" style="font-weight: normal;"><span style="font-size: 14.666666666666666px; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: normal; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Neuroscientist and science communicator Dr Daniel Glaser discusses the synergistic dividends that arise from research efforts that cross traditional research domains. Presented by Dr Andi Horvath.</span></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-links"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class='cta'><span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/download.png" alt="Download file" title="Download file" />&nbsp;<a href="http://media-download.unimelb.edu.au/media/mp3/upclose/128kbps/upclose_ep347_20150731_128kbps.mp3" class="download">Download&nbsp;mp3</a> <span class='filesize'>(32.4 MB)</span></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/listen.png" alt="Listen now" title="Listen now" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/347-disciples-interdisciplinary-researchers-crossing-boundaries-unleash-creativity?play=1" class="listen">Listen now</a></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/transcript.jpg" alt="Read transcript" title="Read transcript" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/347-disciples-interdisciplinary-researchers-crossing-boundaries-unleash-creativity?action=read_transcript#transcription" class="read-transcript">Read&nbsp;transcript</a></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/347-disciples-interdisciplinary-researchers-crossing-boundaries-unleash-creativity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> arts education history neuroscience Science Society Up Close digest Thu, 30 Jul 2015 14:00:00 +0000 emvb 1042 at http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au #346: Superstar firms in the global economy: Towards a new understanding of international markets http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/346-superstar-firms-global-economy-towards-new-understanding-international-markets <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-copy"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong id="docs-internal-guid-89737837-8add-3fad-748d-a32a6db81c14" style="font-weight: normal;"><span style="font-size: 14.666666666666666px; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: normal; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Oxford economist Prof Peter Neary talks about new research into international trading firms that reveals some uncomfortable truths for policy makers and governments hoping to pick export winners and encourage startups. Presented by Elisabeth Lopez.</span></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-links"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class='cta'><span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/download.png" alt="Download file" title="Download file" />&nbsp;<a href="http://media-download.unimelb.edu.au/media/mp3/upclose/128kbps/upclose_ep346_20150717_128kbps.mp3" class="download">Download&nbsp;mp3</a> <span class='filesize'>(28.7 MB)</span></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/listen.png" alt="Listen now" title="Listen now" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/346-superstar-firms-global-economy-towards-new-understanding-international-markets?play=1" class="listen">Listen now</a></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/transcript.jpg" alt="Read transcript" title="Read transcript" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/346-superstar-firms-global-economy-towards-new-understanding-international-markets?action=read_transcript#transcription" class="read-transcript">Read&nbsp;transcript</a></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/346-superstar-firms-global-economy-towards-new-understanding-international-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> business economics globalisation leadership management markets public policy Society trade Up Close digest Thu, 16 Jul 2015 14:00:00 +0000 emvb 1041 at http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au #345: Postmodernism: What is it good for? http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/345-postmodernism-what-it-good <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-copy"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong id="docs-internal-guid-4bff08b5-472c-e754-da46-061a62f73904" style="font-weight: normal;"><span style="font-size: 14.666666666666666px; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: normal; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Literary theorist Prof Brian McHale explains the origins and trajectory of postmodernism, muses on its role in our cultural expression, and speculates on its demise. Presented by Lynne Haultain.</span></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-links"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class='cta'><span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/download.png" alt="Download file" title="Download file" />&nbsp;<a href="http://media-download.unimelb.edu.au/media/mp3/upclose/128kbps/upclose_ep345_20150703_128kbps.mp3" class="download">Download&nbsp;mp3</a> <span class='filesize'>(30.9 MB)</span></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/listen.png" alt="Listen now" title="Listen now" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/345-postmodernism-what-it-good?play=1" class="listen">Listen now</a></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/transcript.jpg" alt="Read transcript" title="Read transcript" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/345-postmodernism-what-it-good?action=read_transcript#transcription" class="read-transcript">Read&nbsp;transcript</a></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/345-postmodernism-what-it-good" target="_blank">read more</a></p> architecture arts history language literature music performing arts pop culture Society Up Close digest Thu, 02 Jul 2015 14:00:00 +0000 emvb 1040 at http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au #344: Brain ever changing: Neuroplasticity and its role in mental health http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/344-brain-ever-changing-neuroplasticity-and-its-role-mental-health <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-copy"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong id="docs-internal-guid-0e5b275a-ff89-6a20-1a06-d71f42f07a26" style="font-weight: normal;"><span style="font-size: 14.666666666666666px; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: normal; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Behavioural neuroscientist Prof Anthony Hannan gives a neuro-researcher’s view of the dynamic, bidirectional interplay of brain and body, and the protective and destructive implications for both our mental and physical health. Presented by Dr Andi Horvath.</span></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-links"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class='cta'><span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/download.png" alt="Download file" title="Download file" />&nbsp;<a href="http://media-download.unimelb.edu.au/media/mp3/upclose/128kbps/upclose_ep344_20150619_128kbps.mp3" class="download">Download&nbsp;mp3</a> <span class='filesize'>(32.3 MB)</span></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/listen.png" alt="Listen now" title="Listen now" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/344-brain-ever-changing-neuroplasticity-and-its-role-mental-health?play=1" class="listen">Listen now</a></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/transcript.jpg" alt="Read transcript" title="Read transcript" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/344-brain-ever-changing-neuroplasticity-and-its-role-mental-health?action=read_transcript#transcription" class="read-transcript">Read&nbsp;transcript</a></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/344-brain-ever-changing-neuroplasticity-and-its-role-mental-health" target="_blank">read more</a></p> biology brain biology genetics genomics health medicine mental health neuroscience psychiatry psychology Science Up Close digest Thu, 18 Jun 2015 14:00:00 +0000 emvb 1039 at http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au #343: Cannabis research: The state of the science in an age of weed liberalization http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/343-cannabis-research-state-science-age-weed-liberalization <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-copy"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong id="docs-internal-guid-2616444c-983b-e08c-469c-c85edddfd038" style="font-weight: normal;"><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; color: #444444; background-color: transparent; font-weight: normal; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Psychiatrist and clinical researcher Prof David Castle discusses how cannabis represents both a public health risk and a wide-ranging therapeutic opportunity, as the once “evil weed” gains greater legal acceptance for recreational and medical use. Presented by Eric van Bemmel.</span></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-links"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class='cta'><span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/download.png" alt="Download file" title="Download file" />&nbsp;<a href="http://media-download.unimelb.edu.au/media/mp3/upclose/128kbps/upclose_ep343_20150605_128kbps.mp3" class="download">Download&nbsp;mp3</a> <span class='filesize'>(27.3 MB)</span></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/listen.png" alt="Listen now" title="Listen now" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/343-cannabis-research-state-science-age-weed-liberalization?play=1" class="listen">Listen now</a></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/transcript.jpg" alt="Read transcript" title="Read transcript" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/343-cannabis-research-state-science-age-weed-liberalization?action=read_transcript#transcription" class="read-transcript">Read&nbsp;transcript</a></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/343-cannabis-research-state-science-age-weed-liberalization" target="_blank">read more</a></p> adolescence brain biology drug use health health education law medicine mental health psychiatry psychology public policy schizophrenia Science Society therapy Up Close digest Thu, 04 Jun 2015 14:00:00 +0000 emvb 1038 at http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au #342: Dynamics of scandal: On facilitating, denying and covering up institutional child sex abuse http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/342-dynamics-scandal-facilitating-denying-and-covering-up-institutional-child-sex-abuse <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-copy"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong id="docs-internal-guid-800d6454-6f2e-5dd8-b302-badce5a3c743" style="font-weight: normal;"><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: normal; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Sociologist Prof Chris Greer explores the often murky agendas of organisations, mainstream and social media, and individuals in the facilitation, denial and cover-up of institutional child sex abuse. Presented by Lynne Haultain.</span></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-links"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class='cta'><span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/download.png" alt="Download file" title="Download file" />&nbsp;<a href="http://media-download.unimelb.edu.au/media/mp3/upclose/128kbps/upclose_ep342_20150522_128kbps.mp3" class="download">Download&nbsp;mp3</a> <span class='filesize'>(27.9 MB)</span></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/listen.png" alt="Listen now" title="Listen now" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/342-dynamics-scandal-facilitating-denying-and-covering-up-institutional-child-sex-abuse?play=1" class="listen">Listen now</a></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/transcript.jpg" alt="Read transcript" title="Read transcript" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/342-dynamics-scandal-facilitating-denying-and-covering-up-institutional-child-sex-abuse?action=read_transcript#transcription" class="read-transcript">Read&nbsp;transcript</a></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/342-dynamics-scandal-facilitating-denying-and-covering-up-institutional-child-sex-abuse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> crime ethics law politics Society UK Up Close digest Thu, 21 May 2015 14:00:00 +0000 emvb 1037 at http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au #341: Fume with a view: Consumer products and your indoor air quality http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/341-fume-view-consumer-products-and-your-indoor-air-quality <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-copy"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong id="docs-internal-guid-6b228ad9-26b1-66cb-ed89-5c8dde93ef33" style="font-weight: normal;"><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: normal; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Civil and environmental engineer Prof Anne Steinemann outlines the causes and consequences of poor indoor air quality, and in particular the potentially hazardous fumes generated by home cleaning and personal care products. Presented by Dr Andi Horvath.</span></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-links"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class='cta'><span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/download.png" alt="Download file" title="Download file" />&nbsp;<a href="http://media-download.unimelb.edu.au/media/mp3/upclose/128kbps/upclose_ep341_20150508_128kbps.mp3" class="download">Download&nbsp;mp3</a> <span class='filesize'>(24.7 MB)</span></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/listen.png" alt="Listen now" title="Listen now" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/341-fume-view-consumer-products-and-your-indoor-air-quality?play=1" class="listen">Listen now</a></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/transcript.jpg" alt="Read transcript" title="Read transcript" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/341-fume-view-consumer-products-and-your-indoor-air-quality?action=read_transcript#transcription" class="read-transcript">Read&nbsp;transcript</a></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/341-fume-view-consumer-products-and-your-indoor-air-quality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> engineering environment health public policy Science Up Close digest Thu, 07 May 2015 14:00:00 +0000 emvb 1036 at http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au #340: Giftedness: Identifying and handling gifted children in schools and at home http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/340-giftedness-identifying-and-handling-gifted-children-schools-and-home <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-copy"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong id="docs-internal-guid-1f0df9ab-de8b-7926-7076-88a145da1e4e" style="font-weight: normal;"><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: normal; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Exceptional learning expert Prof John Munro discusses how “giftedness” is assessed in children, how notions of giftedness vary across cultures, adult outcomes for gifted children, and the question of how to handle gifted children at home and in the classroom. Presented by Lynne Haultain.</span></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-links"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class='cta'><span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/download.png" alt="Download file" title="Download file" />&nbsp;<a href="http://media-download.unimelb.edu.au/media/mp3/upclose/128kbps/upclose_ep340_20150424_128kbps.mp3" class="download">Download&nbsp;mp3</a> <span class='filesize'>(33.0 MB)</span></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/listen.png" alt="Listen now" title="Listen now" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/340-giftedness-identifying-and-handling-gifted-children-schools-and-home?play=1" class="listen">Listen now</a></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class='action'><img src="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/sites/upclose.unimelb.edu.au/files/site_images/transcript.jpg" alt="Read transcript" title="Read transcript" />&nbsp;<a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/340-giftedness-identifying-and-handling-gifted-children-schools-and-home?action=read_transcript#transcription" class="read-transcript">Read&nbsp;transcript</a></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/340-giftedness-identifying-and-handling-gifted-children-schools-and-home" target="_blank">read more</a></p> education psychology Science Society Up Close digest Thu, 23 Apr 2015 14:00:00 +0000 emvb 1035 at http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au