Episode 4: Swipe Right For Slavery
Approximately 40 million people worldwide are enslaved in some way. And if you believe your hands are clean, you’re wrong. Listen to the latest podcast.
When the truth goes up in flames
The catastrophic bushfires have highlighted the connection between threats to the natural environment and the media environment, through which misinformation is spreading at a disturbing rate.
Fitbit sits the sleep test
People are increasingly turning to commercial trackers to gain insights into their sleep patterns, but is the data accurate?
Victoria's sexual health crisis
An alarming rise in STIs is being exacerbated by inadequate access to services.
The need for physical autopsies may be reduced through a project in which digital 3D anatomical models can more accurately map bullet trajectories.
Episode 1 : Trash Talk
Susan Carland is joined by researchers and behaviour change experts from BehaviourWorks Australia – together they talk global waste.
Where there's a will...
Rather than reacting when disaster strikes, there's plenty we can do to prevent catastrophic bushfires.
Despite its high cost, many newsrooms have retained their investigative teams while cutting editors, photographers, artists and general reporting staff.
Friday the 13th: why the fear?
It's just another day, right? So why is there so much superstition surrounding it?
Letting children think big
Teaching children philosophy can help improve academic results. But more importantly, it allows children a space to make sense of the world, and meaning in their lives.
Reinventing how the public service works
Public servants are eager to become innovative public problem-solvers, but their leaders are standing in their way.
This is an awesome story ...
... about those awfully terrific words we use to take language to extremes.
Social media platforms have an incentive to promote whatever gets the most attention, regardless of its authenticity, but we're more reluctant to admit that the same is true of people.
Folau: The pain of the post
Despite Israel Folau's claims he cares about gay people, and knows their suffering, his Instagram post has without doubt harmed young people.
Federal election: Right-wing battleground
If Scott Morrison wins, chances are that the Liberals who have the most potential to harm the government – Tony Abbott and Peter Dutton – would likely also remain to haunt his agenda.
Politicians fuelling the fire
Around the world, populist-nationalist politicians are stoking anti-immigration sentiment through scaremongering.
Faking it, for real
The popularity of face-swapping software has resulted in the disturbing trend of 'deepfakes' that can be used for nefarious purposes.
Flagging a change
With the Australian flag increasingly seen as a fashion statement rather than what it's supposed to represent, is it time for a rethink?
Ripping the heart out of research
With a budget surplus in sight, it makes no sense to cut funding from Australia's research capacity.
New power and a world of panes
Technologies being developed using one of the planet's most abundant materials will be a game-changer in solar energy.
Fighting back against fake news
We used game theory to show you only need a small amount of fake news to disrupt any group discussion. But we also found a way you can fight back.
A kingdom not so united
As England agonises over Brexit, divisions have emerged in other parts of the UK, especially in Northern Ireland and Scotland.
Changing course to prevent assault
To drive lasting change regarding sexual harassment and assault, greater effort needs to be directed towards preventing these issues from arising in the first place.
I love you, man
Traditional masculinity is evolving, and young working-class men are leading the charge, despite the toxic attitudes of powerful men such as Donald Trump.
Associate Professor of Human Geography and Editor-in-Chief of Migration Studies
CEO, Monash Food innovation Centre
Associate Professor, Criminology, School of Social Sciences
PhD student, Faculty of Education
Senior Lecturer, Politics and International Relations, Faculty of Arts
Adjunct Senior Lecturer, School of Media, Film and Journalism
Criminologist, PhD Candidate
Senior Lecturer, Spanish & Latin American Studies
Professor of Practice in Digital Health
Head of Department of Psychiatry, School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health
Lead researcher, Sport Inclusion Project, Behavioural Science Laboratory
Gay Jennifer Breyley
Adjunct Senior Research Fellow, Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music
Graeme Davison AO
Emeritus Sir John Monash Distinguished Professor
Adjunct Senior Research Fellow
Director of Monash Energy and Materials Systems Institute
Professor of International Relations and Director, of the Gender, Peace and Security Centre
Associate and Deputy Director of Monash GPS (Gender, Peace and Security).
Director, Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Professor of Public Health at Monash University
Margaret Gardner AO
President and Vice-Chancellor, Monash University
Professor, Communications and Media Studies
Research Fellow, BehaviourWorks Australia
Senior lecturer, Deputy Director of the Castan Centre for Human Rights Law
Associate Professor, Education
Senior Lecturer in Literary Studies
Senior Lecturer, School of Social Sciences
Director, Food & Agriculture Innovation
Senior Lecturer, School of Psychological Sciences
Associate professor and deputy director of the Centre of Social and Population Research
Jean Monnet Chair in Politics and Economics, Monash University
Head, Department of Forensic Medicine; Deputy Director, Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine
Interim Director of the Monash Sustainable Development Institute (MSDI)
Professor, Psychology, Turner Institute for Brain and Mental Health
Research Initiative Leader, Monash Sustainable Development Institute
Associate Professor, School of Social Sciences
Director, Bachelor of Global Studies
Professor, Department of Marketing
Research Officer, BehaviourWorks Australia
Professor of Psychology, Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences
Associate Professor, School of Mathematical Sciences
Professor of Philosophy, School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies
Professor of Linguistics
Emeritus Professor of Political Science in the School of Social Sciences
Associate Professor, Reader, Faculty of Information Technology
Lecturer, data science and artificial intelligence