Up Close Research Talk Show http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episodes/rss Research · Opinion · Analysis en #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