25 episodes

A podcast for generalists and lifelong learners seeking to expand their general knowledge. The Wide Open Air Exchange brings you accessible introductions to subjects from across academic disciplines and special interest areas.

Wide Open Air Exchange CHRISTINE GALLAGHER

    • Education
    • 5.0 • 3 Ratings

A podcast for generalists and lifelong learners seeking to expand their general knowledge. The Wide Open Air Exchange brings you accessible introductions to subjects from across academic disciplines and special interest areas.

    Social enterprise founder, Yvonne Kelly

    Social enterprise founder, Yvonne Kelly

    On World Refugee Day, we hear about a social enterprise that is connecting refugees and new migrants with career coaches and mentors.

    Yvonne Kelly is a recruitment specialist and careers coach with 25 years experience who founded a social enterprise called Glow Up Careers that trains corporate coaches and mentors to help nurture diverse talent.

    • 50 min
    Media presenter and writer James Jennings

    Media presenter and writer James Jennings

    A conversation with James Jennings about some of his many encounters with the creative people he's met or interviewed over the years as a film and music journalist, including Quentin Tarantino, Jamie Lee Curtis, Cyndi Lauper, Ice Cube, Grandmaster Flash, Mark Ronson and others.

    James is a host of The Australian Ghost Whisperer podcast and you'll hear about his experiences with the supernatural and paranormal.

    • 1 hr 25 min
    Workplace diversity and inclusion

    Workplace diversity and inclusion

    Research by academics from Business Schools at UTS and Macquarie University finds that Diversity and Inclusion programs in organisations may actually be perpetuating inequalities. Professor Alison Pullen is a Professor of Gender, Work and Organization at Macquarie University and a chief investigator in this ARC research project.

    • 30 min
    Danny Chifley aka Banga

    Danny Chifley aka Banga

    Talking comedy, hip hop and radio with MC and broadcaster Danny Chifley aka Banga. It takes a few minutes to wrangle the conversation from Banga comedically riffing about his form as an altar boy to getting deeper into his experiences with music creation and radio broadcasting.

    Banga has been making music for more than 20 years including hip hop with Chaos Maths and Dirtbox Kings and more recently making electronic, ambient and experimental sounds with Vape Dadz.

    • 54 min
    Boating and maritime heritage, Chris Farquharson

    Boating and maritime heritage, Chris Farquharson

    Chris Farquharson shares insights from a lifelong interest in boating and most recently in his experience as a volunteer with the Sydney Heritage Fleet helping to restore and run heritage boats. After being born in Zambia, Chris was raised on the west coast of Scotland and the south coast of England and he now lives on the east coast of Australia.

    • 48 min
    NLP and machine learning, Professor Massimo Piccardi

    NLP and machine learning, Professor Massimo Piccardi

    An introduction to Natural Language Processing (NLP) and machine learning with Professor Massimo Piccardi including a discussion of some of the applications of NLP and how machine learning relates to artificial intelligence. Professor Piccardi is Head of Discipline, SEDE Signal Processing and Analytics at UTS and leader for the Big Data Analytics program of the Global Big Data Technologies Centre.

    • 39 min

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