Episode 19: It's a Man's World
We’re tackling a new topic on this episode of Monash podcast, What Happens Next?, looking at masculinity, and how its negative forms can be as damaging to men as women.
Booze-soaked sports broadcasting
Footy returns this week, and with it will come an avalanche of alcohol advertising, with little protection for children.
How COVID-19 is changing our language
Times of crisis have always changed our slang, with the help of a little black humour. Coronavirus is no exception.
This (non) sporting life
The significance of sport in society, particularly in the current crisis, runs much deeper than merely supporting your favourite team.
The re-bordering of Australia
How might the controlling of human mobility translate into a "new normal" beyond the coronavirus pandemic?
High-risk online gamble
COVID-19-enforced shutdowns of pubs, clubs and casinos could push high-risk gamblers to shift their habit online.
Platforms of peril
Research has started to show that social media overuse can, much like drug and gambling addictions, lead to poor decision-making.
Pokies, guns and money
The tactics used by the Australian gaming machine lobby are disturbingly similar to those of the NRA in the US.
A poke in the eye
Pokies clubs and other gambling operators have had their charitable contributions exposed by new research.
A high point for arts funding?
More money is being invested in the arts, but per-person funding is down, and the federal government's contribution is exposed, according to cultural think tank A New Approach.
eSports in schools: Let the games begin
Interest is growing in the possible teaching and learning applications of eSports across all areas of the curriculum.
Regulatory failure in gambling runs deep, and is a major political problem.
Falling through the gap
A genuine partnership needs to be established between the government and Aboriginal people to get Closing the Gap targets back on track.
Why the bookies love a grand final
The culmination of the year’s footballing contests gave opportunistic sports betting companies the chance to grow their markets.
A playground for the brain
Innovative treatment approaches to compulsions and addictions are the focus of the new neuroscience research lab, BrainPark.
David Winston Turner Endowment Fund
Using the latest thinking in brain research, BrainPark – The David W. Turner Research Clinic, will empower people with compulsivity disorders to create healthier lives for themselves.
Episode 8: The science of addiction
Monash experts discuss the research that's helping change the way we view and treat different forms of addiction.
Food for thought
Understanding how our brain responds to good and bad food choices could help combat the world's obesity epidemic.
From 'no pokies' to 'some pokies'
Nick Xenophon has backed away from the “no pokies” policy that characterised his earlier approach to gambling reform.
Pokies addict loses case against Crown Melbourne
Bid to force slot machine changes to better reflect winning chances fails in historic court case.
Pokies ban would help Tasmania's gamblers
Disadvantage predicts the extent of poker machine losses far more in the Apple Isle than in other Australian states and territories.
Pokies, we have a problem
Poker machines are doing great harm, but the gaming industry's deep pockets means it's an issue that's unlikely to be solved any time soon.
The challenges for China
The Chinese government will use its consolidated power to try to rein in some of the biggest problems facing its economy in 2018.
How to teach your kids to think more critically about money
Good financial decision making is about more than avoiding debt or having a budget, it's about critically analysing your options
Professor (Research), Turner Institute For the Brain and Mental Health
Health economist, School of Social Sciences
Head, Servier Drug Discovery Program
Professor, Addiction Studies and Services; Director, Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre
Associate Professor & ARC DECRA Fellow, Centre for Health Economics
Associate Professor, Law Research Services
Professor of Behavioural Sciences
NHMRC Career Development Fellow, Senior Research Fellow & Psychologist
Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Education
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Turner Institute for Brain and Mental Health
Senior Research Fellow, Psychology
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Professor, Surgery Alfred Hospital
Associate Professor, Physiology Biomedicine Discovery Institute
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Dr George Variyan
Lecturer, Globalisation Leadership and Policy, Faculty of Education
Associate Professor, School of Social Sciences
Professor of Linguistics
Professor of Media and Communications Studies, and Head of the School of Media, Film and Journalism
Associate Professor of Criminology
Head of Gambling and Social Determinants
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