Episode 5: When Slavery’s Not A Crime
International legislation is still catching up with the realities of modern slavery. In today’s episode, we’ll meet the law students who want to change it.
How to reduce your festive footprint
Plastic packaging, damaged decorations, gift wrapping, food waste – trailing the Christmas celebrations is a mountain of rubbish. What can we do to limit it?
Episode 3: The Mess We're In
We’re not going to recycle our way out of this one. It takes awareness and education to change our behaviours surrounding waste. Find out what you can do.
Episode 2: No Time to Waste
In this episode we talk to a campaigner who forced a major supermarket to better consider sustainability in its promotions and discover how marketing research can help organisations do it better.
Episode 1 : Trash Talk
Susan Carland is joined by researchers and behaviour change experts from BehaviourWorks Australia – together they talk global waste.
Pokies, guns and money
The tactics used by the Australian gaming machine lobby are disturbingly similar to those of the NRA in the US.
Rethinking plastic to change the system
Although bans on single-use plastic products can be effective, we need to change our mindset on their value.
From fields of green to a '20-minute city'
With Melbourne’s population continuing to boom, urban planners and academics have a vision for the city to become a network of connected communities where people will be able to walk or cycle to amenities.
Reframing our future technology fears
Don’t worry, your self-driving car won’t kill you – as long as research focuses on people and society, too.
Understanding the modern consumer
There's a fundamental shift occurring in consumer behaviour, from conspicuous consumption to conscious consumption.
The hunger pains
Putting food on the table is increasingly becoming a middle-class problem for many families.
The Beatles and death threats in Japan
When the Fab Four stepped off the plane for their 1966 tour, they were greeted not by screaming fans, but a security detail.
Brick-bait: tricks of the traders
Traditional retailers want to lure you back with a shopping experience that online stores just can't provide.
Problematic, on the face of it
Australia's parliament will soon decide on a bill to try to regulate facial recognition technology, but plenty of questions remain unanswered.
Rebuilding Sulawesi after the earthquake
When the human scars of this devastating natural disaster have begun to heal, attention will need to focus on a more resilient built environment.
The business of beauty
She now runs one of Australia’s most successful online beauty businesses, but when Monash Business School graduate Kate Morris launched Adore Beauty, few believed it would succeed.
GST double-dip risk
The complexity of GST reforms might jeopardise the necessary cooperation of overseas businesses, and place consumers at risk of being wrongly charged.
Seeing stars in the food ratings game
As governments around the world try to curtail the global obesity crisis, do Australia’s Health Star ratings encourage people to choose healthy options?
When the home helps out
Creating smart homes through better housing design through technology is a major step in assisting those with disabilities to live independently.
The mystery of chronic fatigue
There are no approved treatments or cures, and more research is urgently needed for the debilitating illness.
Revived? Tullamarine airport and Monash rail links
The long-touted links to Tullamarine and Monash have again been revived, but questions remain over the plans.
Plea to preserve Melbourne's Federation Square
Apple store would be one step down a slippery slope, from civic square to shopping mall.
Professor, Japanese Studies
Graeme Davison AO
Emeritus Sir John Monash Distinguished Professor
Senior Lecturer, Law Resources
Director, Bachelor of Global Studies
Law Student, Human Rights
Law Student, Human Rights
Law Student, Human Rights
Research Fellow, BehaviourWorks Australia
Research Officer, BehaviourWorks Australia
Associate Professor of Marketing
Senior Lecturer, Human Geography in the School of Social Sciences
Researcher at BehaviourWorks
Advertising writer, Founder of Future Landfill
Head of Gambling and Social Determinants
Manager, Engineering and Sustainability
Professor, Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture
Associate Professor, Architecture
Associate professor and deputy director of the Centre of Social and Population Research
Director, Emerging Technologies Research Lab, and Professor, Design
Research Fellow, Department of Marketing
Lecturer, Nutrition Dietetics & Food
Francine McNiff Chair in Criminal Jurisprudence, Faculty of Law
Senior Lecturer, Civil Engineering
Lecturer, Department of Marketing, Monash Business School
Senior Research Fellow, Australian Centre for Blood Diseases
Professor, Transport Engineering
Associate Professor, School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies
Associate Professor, Gastroenterology
Research dietitian, Department of Gastroenterology
Professor and Head of Gastroenterology
Professor of Marketing, Monash Business School