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Ideas and analysis from the sharpest minds in the academic and research world.

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    • 4.1, 23 Ratings

Ideas and analysis from the sharpest minds in the academic and research world.

    Speaking with: Chris Ho and Edgar Liu about diversity and high density in our cities

    Speaking with: Chris Ho and Edgar Liu about diversity and high density in our cities

    Dallas Rogers speaks with Chris Ho and Edgar Liu about what's going on in apartment buildings as we move up, rather than out, and how we can look after ourselves and each other in culturally diverse, high-density living.

    • 25 min
    Speaking with: 'Everybody Lies' author Seth Stephens-Davidowitz on why we tell the (sometimes disturbing) truth online

    Speaking with: 'Everybody Lies' author Seth Stephens-Davidowitz on why we tell the (sometimes disturbing) truth online

    In this episode of Speaking with, author Seth Stephens-Davidowitz explains why humans lie to each other, but often tell the internet the truth.

    • 15 min
    Speaking with: Author Anita Heiss on Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia

    Speaking with: Author Anita Heiss on Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia

    Author Anita Heiss speaks with Professor Jacinta Elston about her new anthology of essays from First Nations writers spanning the breadth of Australian society.

    • 24 min
    Speaking with: law professor Cass Sunstein, on why behavioural science is always nudging us

    Speaking with: law professor Cass Sunstein, on why behavioural science is always nudging us

    Governments and businesses are using "nudges" to influence our choices, but how? On this podcast episode, Cass Sunstein, a Harvard professor who wrote the book on nudges, unpacks behavioural science.

    • 22 min
    Speaking with: journalist David Neiwert on the rise of the alt-right in Trump's America

    Speaking with: journalist David Neiwert on the rise of the alt-right in Trump's America

    With the election of Trump, these once marginalised groups now have a figurehead who promotes their conspiracy theories to the world.

    • 30 min
    Speaking with: Cameron McAuliffe on NIMBYs, urban planning and making community consultation work

    Speaking with: Cameron McAuliffe on NIMBYs, urban planning and making community consultation work

    Dallas Rogers speaks with Western Sydney University's Cameron McAuliffe about leveraging conflict and informal processes in the urban planning process.

    • 22 min

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