Can You Tell Me Why (CYTMW) is a podcast where you ask the big questions and we try to find experts with, hopefully, the answers. We hit the campus to ask students what they think about issues that matter to them.
Your hosts are Hannah Laxton-Koonce and William Verity.
A podcast by the University of Wollongong
Why Can't I Keep Up My Exercise Routine?
If you pay for a gym membership you don't use, or have new joggers gathering dust in the corner, take a walk with us as we find out why.
•Dr Christian Swann, Former Associate Research Fellow, Early Start Research Institute
•Matthew Schweickle, PhD candidate, Early Start Research Institute
Why Do Children Need Fathers?
Can fathers be replaced by other male role models? We look at the influence fathers and father figures have on early childhood development.
•Dr Elisabeth Duursma, Senior Lecturer, Early Start Research Institute
•Professor Marc in het Panhuis, Chief Investigator, ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science, Australian Institute for Innovative Materials
Why Is There A War On Drugs?
Many drugs now illegal were legal, not so long ago, so what would happen if we admitted defeat and ended the drug war?
•Ben Mostyn, School of Law
•Associate Professor Lynne Magor-Blatch, School of Psychology
Why Do People Commit Crimes?
And do prisons work? We look at the psychology of crime and finding a balance between punishment and mercy.
•Associate Professor Mitch Byrne, School of Psychology
•Associate Professor Julia Quilter, School of Law
Why Are We Letting Robots Takeover?
From making hamburgers to driving trains, the robot economy is inevitable. But will automaton herald new industries?
•Dr Eduardo Fernandez-Pol, School of Accounting, Economics and Finance
•Dr Nathan Larkin, Research Fellow, School of Mechanical, Materials, Mechatronics and Biomedical Engineering
Why Is It So Hard To Buy A House? Part 1
Millennials are facing the most expensive housing market in history. How did it get that way and is buying worth it?
•Professor Simon Ville, School of Humanities and Social Inquiry
•Professor Pascal Perez, Director, SMART Infrastructure Facility