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 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 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 1 : Trash Talk
Susan Carland is joined by researchers and behaviour change experts from BehaviourWorks Australia – together they talk global waste.
Turning e-waste trash into treasure
The World Economic Forum estimates e-waste to be worth US$62.5 billion annually, but only 20 per cent is recycled through appropriate channels.
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.
A flair for international collaboration
With a flair for international collaboration, Sze-yin Tan is advancing clean recycling technologies.
Going back to nature over dengue
Eco solutions may hold the answer to controlling the spread of the mosquito-borne virus in Malaysia.
Selling surfing's soul
The corporate high-performance, merchandise-heavy, social media-driven vision of surfing isn't one shared by many wave riders.
Tracking corporate net zero pledges
Some of Australia's biggest property companies are making ambitious emissions-reduction pledges – but how well are they really doing?
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.
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.
Once biters, now shy
Baleen whales were sharp-toothed and ferocious feeders, but have evolved to become gentle filter-feeding giants of the ocean.
What lies beneath
The fires in the Amazon are already a major threat to the environment, and a potentially bigger disaster awaits below the ground. Could we reach the tipping point for climate change?
Turning plastic into fuel
With China no longer accepting Australian waste, an innovative home-grown solution is planned to turn plastic and used tyres into fuel.
Nuclear power versus renewables
Is nuclear energy the right technology for the transitioning Australian energy market?
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.
Greening up the health sector
Work is under way on how to best teach our future health workforce about environmental sustainability and its impacts.
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.
Project Officer – International Program, Monash Sustainable Development Institute
Lecturer, Occupational Therapy
Advertising writer, Founder of Future Landfill
Alice De Jonge
Law and Tax Expert
Head of National Programs, ClimateWorks
Professor in the Department of Management, Faculty of Business and Economics
Law Student, Human Rights
Senior Lecturer, Sociology
Associate Professor and Deputy Head of the School of Biological Sciences
Senior lecturer, Management Accounting & Accounting Info Systems
Lecturer, School of Biological Sciences
Vivian Bullwinkel Chair Palliative Care, School of Nursing & Midwifery
International Projects Officer, Monash Sustainable Development Institute
Professor, Monash Business School
Lecturer, (Practice) in Geriatrics
Professor of Architecture
Professor of Chemistry
Research Fellow, Department of Marketing
Post-doctoral research fellow, Water Studies Centre
Research Fellow, School of Biological Sciences
Associate Professor of Marketing
Associate Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery
Lecturer, Curriculum & Pedagogy
Lecturer and Senior Learning Coordinator, Sustainable Development Education, MSDI
Lecturer, School of Physics and Astronomy
Professor of Medicinal Chemistry
Adjunct lecturer, Nutrition Dietetics & Food
Lecturer, School of Languages, Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics
Head, Health Law and Ageing Research Unit, Department of Forensic Medicine
Professor of Clinical Epidemiology
Head of Civil Engineering, Monash University, Malaysia School of Engineering
Senior Lecturer, Rural Health
Senior Research Fellow, Australian Centre for Blood Diseases
Professor, Faculty of Education
Lecturer, Water Sensitive Cities, Monash Sustainable Development Institute
Law Student, Human Rights
Law Student, Human Rights
Director of Monash Sustainable Development Institute
Manager, Engineering and Sustainability
Senior Lecturer, Resources Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering
Senior Lecturer, Human Geography in the School of Social Sciences
Senior Lecturer, School of Engineering
Professor, Chemical Engineering
Director, Emerging Technologies Research Lab, and Professor, Design
Director of Learning and Teaching, and Senior Lecturer, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Researcher at BehaviourWorks
Teh Pei Lee
Associate Professor & Head, School of Business, Director, Gerontechnology Laboratory
Professor of Chemistry Education, Faculty of Science
Professor, School of Chemistry
Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering
Senior Lecturer, School of Science, Monash Malaysia
Director, Bachelor of Global Studies
Research Fellow, BehaviourWorks Australia
Research Officer, BehaviourWorks Australia
Senior Lecturer, School of Psychological Sciences
Senior Lecturer, Department of Marketing
Associate Professor, Education
CEO, Monash Food innovation Centre
Director, Food & Agriculture Innovation