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.
Marketing researcher Dr Robin Canniford discusses how consumers -- through their pursuit of outdoor activities often involving sophisticated equipment -- seek to assemble romantic experiences of nature. With host Elisabeth Lopez.
Intellectual property researcher Assoc Prof Kwanghui Lim discusses how business corporations develop, share and manage knowledge and other forms of intellectual property. He also examines the value of such activities to boost an organization’s competitive advantage, performance, and capacity to innovate. Presented by Elisabeth Lopez.
Business ethicist Prof Peter Fleming critically examines the concept of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and concludes, that in practice, CSR is tragically compromised. Presented by Elisabeth Lopez.
Art historian and former gallery director Prof Gerard Vaughan discusses the challenges, fiscal and otherwise, facing publicly-funded art galleries. He also explores the evolution of curatorship in these galleries. With host Elisabeth Lopez.
Crowdfunding researcher Dr Richard Swart describes the explosive growth of crowdfunding in its very short history, and explains how crowd-sourced funding is radically and irrevocably changing how business is done. Presented by Elisabeth Lopez.
Social epidemiologist Prof Ichiro Kawachi describes how mental short-cuts affect our health choices, often for the worse, and what can be done to help us make better choices. Presented by Dr Dyani Lewis.