Episode 15: The ageing population
For the first time in human history, the world's population is rapidly ageing, and in an ageist society we're ill-prepared to handle it. A Different Lens explores the challenges of an ageing population.
A dog's Brexit
As Boris Johnson's tactics cause deep rifts within the Conservative Party, the UK faces a Brexit of radical conservatism – and plenty of risks.
Digging deeper on the Amazon fires
Some of the claims regarding the blazes need to be put into context. It’s not the number of fires, but rather the cumulative destruction that rightly has the world worried.
Meat substitutes and alternatives might play a positive role but they aren't going to save the planet.
Dead legs tell knee tales
New research shows that, rather than single-force events, most ACL injuries are the result of continued-use damage that hasn’t repaired quickly enough.
Why government needs to intervene to fix the building industry.
Prisoners of proprietary
Three privately managed prisons house nearly 40 per cent of Victoria’s prisoner population, but research indicates they're falling short of expectations in key areas.
A man of great Labor
It was a combination of circumstances and individual capacity that made Bob Hawke one of Australia's finest modern prime ministers.
Preventing a stroke 'epidemic'
Action is needed to reduce the alarming rise in the incidence of stroke in low to middle-income countries.
The fake news on public transport
Don't believe the hype when it comes to reports that driverless cars are the answer to our traffic problems.
A higher state of consciousness
An interdisciplinary project aims to unlock one of the world's greatest mysteries, and potentially advance our understanding of machine learning.
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.
For the love of mangroves
A worldwide study shows that while wetlands are under increasing threat from global warming, rising sea levels and human population density, they're remarkably resilient – and Australia's are faring better than most.
Exploring what we hold sacred
A better understanding of our deep emotional attachment to sacredness could help resolve deadlocks in long-running and seemingly intractable conflicts.
Advancing artificial intelligence
The challenge is to integrate AI into our society just like we’ve done with other valuable but dangerous technologies in the past, like electricity and cars.
Monash in space
Monash alumni are in the vanguard of the new era of space exploration and space technologies that are supporting a global industry now turning over more than US$450 billion a year.
Monash drives sustainable development initiatives
From energy storage solutions and smart urban planning, to ensuring a steady food supply in a world of climate change, Monash researchers and industry experts offer insights.
The case for the makers
Creative manufacturing is surviving in urban areas, but the redevelopment of inner-city industrial zones threatens its existence.
Seeking justice, one click at a time
Internet vigilantism is on the rise, particularly in Asia. Although the risks are obvious, can this online people-power be harnessed to combat cybercrime?
The pounding heart of a music city
The rich history of Melbourne pop music is being documented – along with the cultural conditions that gave rise to it.
A world in transition
All the framework used to make sense of the world's problems no longer seems to account for what we experience today.
Moving forward by going back to the swamp
The proposed redevelopment of the Arden-Macaulay site as part of Melbourne Metro presents an opportunity to return to the area's watery origins.
Senior Lecturer, Politics and International Relations, Faculty of Arts
Associate Professor, School of Social Sciences, Arts Faculty
Dean, Faculty of Engineering
Giovanni Di Lieto
Lecturer, Faculty of Business and Economics
Professor, Law Resources
Professor, School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies
Dean, Faculty of Information Technology, Faculty of Information Technology
ARC Future Fellow, School of Physics and Astronomy
Professor of Econometrics and Business Statistics, Monash Malaysia
Associate Professor, Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences
Senior Lecturer, School of Languages, Cultures, Literatures and Linguistics
Professor, Department of Architecture, MADA
Lecturer, School of Earth, Atmosphere and Environment
Associate Professor, School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies
Associate Professor, School of Media, Film and Journalism
Professor of Criminology, Dean of Arts
Professor, School of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering
Lecturer, Research Associate, Monash Business School
Head, Health Law and Ageing Research Unit, Department of Forensic Medicine
Lecturer, Occupational Therapy
Senior Lecturer, Sociology
Senior lecturer, Management Accounting & Accounting Info Systems
Vivian Bullwinkel Chair Palliative Care, School of Nursing & Midwifery
Lecturer, (Practice) in Geriatrics
Lecturer, Curriculum & Pedagogy
Teh Pei Lee
Associate Professor & Head, School of Business, Director, Gerontechnology Laboratory
Senior Lecturer, School of Psychological Sciences
Adjunct Professor in Biotechnology
Mark Banaszak Holl
Professor and Head, Department of Chemical Engineering
Chair, Monash Sustainable Development Institute (MSDI) and ClimateWorks Australia, Monash University
Associate professor, politics and international relations
Professor (Research), Medicine Monash Health
Professor, Transport Engineering
Project Officer – International Program, Monash Sustainable Development Institute
International Projects Officer, Monash Sustainable Development Institute
Associate Professor, Philosophy, School of Philosophical, Historical & International Studies
Dean, Faculty of Law
Professor, Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture
Senior Lecturer in Criminology, School of Social Sciences
Research Fellow, Monash Gender, Peace and Security Centre
Senior lecturer, Civil Engineering
Director, Monash University Centre for Data Science
Professor of Plant Sciences
Director of Monash Sustainable Development Institute
Director of Monash Sustainable Development Institute
Professor of Architecture
Professor of Clinical Epidemiology