A Different Lens
A Different Lens is a documentary series that draws on the unique perspectives of academic and industry leaders on the world's most pressing issues.
A Different Lens
What happens when robots can make better decisions than we can? How is terrorism shaping our schools? Will true sustainability cost us our way of life? Is populism the new political normal? Should we manipulate our brains in pursuit of a better society?
‘A Different Lens’ is a documentary series that draws on the unique perspectives of academic and industry leaders from across a wide range of disciplines to uncover insights into the themes and challenges that will shape our future.
Head of Gambling and Social Determinants
Associate professor, School of Psychological Sciences & Monash Institute of Cognitive & Clinical Neurosciences
Professor, Surgery Alfred Hospital
Associate Professor, Law Research Services
Professor, Addiction Studies and Services & Director, Turning Point Alcohol & Drug Centre
NHMRC Career Development Fellow, Senior Research Fellow & Psychologist
Head, Servier Drug Discovery Program
Associate Professor & ARC DECRA Fellow, Centre for Health Economics
In this series
Episode 8: The science of addiction
In this episode of A Different Lens, Monash experts discuss the research that's helping change the way we view and treat different forms of addiction.
Episode 7: Exposing modern slavery
Slavery is happening today, under our noses. About 40.3 million people are enduring some form of oppression. How do we stop the exploitation of people globally?
Episode 6: The age of cryptocurrency
Bitcoin, Ripple, Ethereum and other cryptocurrencies have emerged and made headlines around the world. But where is digital currency heading?
Episode 4: The Ethics of Neuroscience
The Ethics of Neuroscience’ which is episode five of ‘A Different Lens’ examines the fundamental questions being raised by our growing understanding of the human brain.
Episode 3: The Future of Terrorism
Terrorism has long been a threat in the western world. Monash academics and industry experts go beyond the news headlines to provide a fresh perspective on strategies for dealing with the war on terror.
Episode 2: Is our future sustainable?
Is our future sustainable? What does research tell us we need to do to preserve our way of life? Academics and industry thought-leaders provide their insights.
Episode 1: An Automated World
Science fiction has always dreamed of a futuristic world, where computers were so advanced they could do the jobs of humans. We are now seeing that reality take shape.