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.
Putting health on the table
Drawing on a passion that runs through his family, Dr Sandro Demaio returns to Australia to improve people’s wellbeing – starting in the kitchen.
Going back to nature over dengue
Eco solutions may hold the answer to controlling the spread of the mosquito-borne virus in Malaysia.
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.
Once biters, now shy
Baleen whales were sharp-toothed and ferocious feeders, but have evolved to become gentle filter-feeding giants of the ocean.
A river restored runs through it
Pressures of land management and poor waste management have reduced many of the world's rivers to waste dumping grounds.
Pacific Islands thinking SMART
ClimateWorks Australia has developed a tool to help Pacific Island countries design pathways for the future through sustainable, climate-resilient, net-zero-emissions development.
Drugs and bugs: what's lurking in our waterways
New research shows that medicines have found their way into Melbourne streams – and the creatures that live in them.
Mind over maggot
Anyone for rotten shark? Fried tarantula? When it comes to food choices, one person's disgusting is another's delicacy.
Waste not, want not
We love our food, but waste an extraordinary amount of it. Now, research is looking at how repurposing this waste food biomass can be turned into profit.
The mystery of chronic fatigue
There are no approved treatments or cures, and more research is urgently needed for the debilitating illness.
Sustainability and ethical production are becoming central to fashion design and manufacturing.
Where microbes go to chill
Think you're tough? In the survival stakes, we humans have nothing over our bacterial companions.
How to survive on the red planet
Donald Trump may want to send people back to the moon, but what about the practicalities of living on Mars?
Liquid salts fuelling global change
Researchers are focusing on sustainable ammonia to create sustainable fuel and help preserve our coral reefs.
Lessons at the global checkout
Planograms, 3D printers, eye tracking – all research features of Monash University’s Food Innovation Centre
RISE: Changing lives among the urban poor
A five-year, Monash-led project RISE aims to bring clean water and sanitation to impoverished urban communities.
Project Officer – International Program, Monash Sustainable Development Institute
Advertising writer, Founder of Future Landfill
Professor in the Department of Management, Faculty of Business and Economics
CEO, Monash Food innovation Centre
Associate Professor and Deputy Head of the School of Biological Sciences
Lecturer, School of Biological Sciences
International Projects Officer, Monash Sustainable Development Institute
Professor of Architecture
Professor of Chemistry
Post-doctoral research fellow, Water Studies Centre
Senior Lecturer, Department of Marketing
Research Fellow, School of Biological Sciences
Associate Professor of Marketing
Lecturer, School of Physics and Astronomy
Professor of Clinical Epidemiology
Head of Civil Engineering, Monash University, Malaysia School of Engineering
Research Officer, BehaviourWorks Australia
Research Fellow, BehaviourWorks Australia
Senior Research Fellow, Australian Centre for Blood Diseases
Director, Food & Agriculture Innovation
Director of Monash Sustainable Development Institute
Manager, Engineering and Sustainability
Senior Lecturer, Human Geography in the School of Social Sciences
Researcher at BehaviourWorks
Director, Bachelor of Global Studies
Professor of Chemistry Education, Faculty of Science
Professor, School of Chemistry
Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering
Senior Lecturer, School of Science, Monash Malaysia