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Lectures and Radio Programmes

Technology and Innovations Health, Wellbeing and Personal Relationships Environment Population and Urbanisation
Business and Marketing Education and Languages Other Tourism
Transportation and Logistics Economics    

 

Technology and Innovations

Australian Windpower Company Secures Deal with China (Australia Broadcasting Corporation)

Radio Days (Engines of Our Ingenuity) Listen to the recording (you can also do this from the link provided in the worksheet)

Risk and Responsibility (Reith Lectures. Lecture 5, 2005)

Robots Humans and The Future (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Australians lose $93m to online scams (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) Listen to the recording (you can also do this from the link provided in the worksheet)

Solar power in 1884 (Engines of Our Ingenuity) Listen to the recording (you can also do this from the link provided in the worksheet)

 

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Health, Wellbeing and Personal Relationships

Survey shows nation's poor are happiest (Australia Broadcasting Corporation) Listen to the recording (you can also do this from the links provided in the worksheet)

What is Marriage? Can we have a universal definition of marriage? (Alan Macfarlane, Cambridge University)

Chinese Kids are Getting Fatter (Australian Broadcasting Corporation). Listen to the recording

Steroids and Body Image (Australian Broadcasting Corporation). Listen to the recording

Scientists uncover new links between exercise and dementia (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Survey shows ignorance of drinking guidelines (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) Listen to the recording (you can also do this from the links provided in the worksheet)

Stem cell research (Australian Broadcaseting Corporation) Listen to the recording

Worry (Better Health Channel) Listen to the recording (you can also do this from the links provided in the worksheet)

Figures show under-age children doing paid work (Australian Broadcaseting Corporation) Listen to the recording

Nature vs nurture debate taken to the music room (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) Listen to the recording (you can also do this from the links provided in the worksheet)

Lawrence Gostin on Ebola, the WHO and the future of global health (The Conversation) Listen to the recording

Gambling Explained: Listening for numbers (Better Health Channel) Listen to the recording

Mobile health helping doctors expand treatment (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) Listen to the recording (you can also do this from the links provided in the worksheet)

 

 

 

 

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Environment

Mount Fuji May Soon Erupt (Australia Broadcasting Corporation)

Is the Arctic Cooling? (Arctic Science Journeys) Listen to the recording (you can also do this from the links provided in the worksheet)

Smooth Sailing (Arctic Science Journeys) Listen to the recording (you can also do this from the links provided in the worksheet)

Towards a green Macquarie (Macquarie University radio)

Farmers versus famine (Australia Broadcasting Corporation) Watch the video (you can also do this from the links provided in the worksheet)

Invasive Species (Arctic Science Journeys) Listen to the recording (you can also do this from the links provided in the worksheet)

China introduces $62b South-North Transfer Project to ease water shortage Listen to the recording (you can also do this from the links provided in the worksheet)

 

 

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Population and Urbanisation

Urban planners say smaller is better (Australia Broadcasting Corporation) Listen to the recording (you can also do this from the links provided in the worksheet)

City dwellers now outnumber country residents in China (Australia Broadcasting Corporation) Listen to the recording (you can also do this from the links provided in the worksheet)

Australian population to hit 23 million (Australia Broadcasting Corporation) Listen to the recording (you can also do this from the links provided in the worksheet)

Global population growth, box by box . Watch a TED presentation (you can also do this from the links provided in the worksheet)

 

 

 

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Business and Marketing

Dick Smith in conversation with Richard Fidler (Australia Broadcasting Corporation)

Marketing: Selling yourself (a short talk by Sue Morem)

Tender truths: The real costs of letting the private sector deliver public services (Up Close. The University of Melbourne)Listen to the recording (you can also do this from the link provided in the worksheet)

Far north Queensland banana growers relying on overseas workers (Australia Broadcasting Corporation) Listen to the recording (you can also do this from the link provided in the worksheet)

Clothing companies blamed for Bangladesh factory deaths (Australia Broadcasting Corporation) Listen to the recording (you can also do this from the links provided in the worksheet)

Smart Money Goes into Shares (Australia Broadcasting Corporation) Listen to the recording (you can also do this from the link provided in the worksheet)

Good Manager: Empowerment, Fun, and Random Thoughts (podcast) Listen to the recording

 

 

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Education and Languages

Producing Pidgins (Australia Broadcasting Corporation)

The Internalisation of Education (Monash University, Melbourne) Listen to the recording (you can also do this from the link provided in the worksheet)

OECD Rates Education Levels (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Crisis in Maths (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) Listen to the recording (you can also do this from the link provided in the worksheet)

Contenders cum laude (Up Close. The University of Melbourne) Listen to the recording (you can also do this from the link provided in the worksheet)

 

 

 

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Tourism

Tourism in Australia (La Trobe University) Listen to the recording (you can also do this from the link provided in the worksheet)

 

 

 

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Transportation and Logistics

Inside the secret shipping industry (TED) Watch the video (you can also do this from the links provided in the worksheet)

The Logistics of 50 percent (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) Listen to the recording (you can also do this from the links provided in the worksheet)

 

 

 

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Economics

Keynesian Economics is Born: (Listen to the recording)

The Two Pillars of the Classical Economics: ( Listen to the recording)

Pacific youth encouraged to fight corruption (Listen to the recording) (you can also do this from the link provided in the worksheet) NEW: 08.05.2017

 

 

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Other

Nevil Shute (Engines of Our Ingenuity) Listen to the recording (you can also do this from the link provided in the worksheet)

Cesare Lombroso (Engines of Our Ingenuity) Listen to the recording (you can also do this from the link provided in the worksheet)

How Ideas Spread (Engines of Our Ingenuity) Listen to the recording (you can also do this from the link provided in the worksheet)

Nurses can't find jobs (Lateline, ABC).

Body Language Can Alert You to Liars (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) Listen to the recording (you can also do this from the link provided in the worksheet)

The Social History of Chocolate (La Trobe University) Listen to the recording (you can also do this from the link provided in the worksheet)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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