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Historian Prof Mark Philip Bradley examines the origins of the concept of human rights. He also discusses the development of a language around this construct. Presented by Elisabeth Lopez.
“The Reagan people weren't particularly interested in human rights at all but they begin to...
Public policy experts Prof John Alford and Assoc Prof Janine O’Flynn discuss the hidden costs and long-term effects of outsourcing important public services to for-profit firms in the private sector.
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Social psychologist Dr Simon Laham discusses his research linking the pronounceability of a person’s name with perceptions of likeability, and what this might mean for a person's access to opportunities.
Human resources management expert Associate Professor Avraham Kluger explains what's wrong with conventional employee appraisal methods in the corporate world, and posits that truly listening to one's workers is good for business. Presented by Jennifer Cook.
Professor of Management Mara Olekalns discusses the complicated effects of gender in negotiations, how women can be disadvantaged when negotiating on their own behalf, and what they can do about it.
Mara Olekalns' expertise is within the fields of negotiation and conflict...
Sociologist Associate Professor Gili Drori explains how the vocabulary of human rights is making its way into the constitutions of nation states, and what this says about the societies that choose -- or choose not -- to include such rights in their national...
Fisheries scientists Dr Tim Dempster and Dr Reg Watson discuss the pressures on wild fish stocks and debate the role of aquaculture in feeding an increasingly populous world.
With science host Dr Dyani Lewis.
"Roughly half of the current size of the total global economy needs to be invested from here to 2030 just to meet predictable market demand. That figure goes up every year because demand keeps going up."
Energy security and global governance analyst Professor Ann...
Media historian Professor Robin Jeffrey explains how the cell or mobile phone has hugely advanced India‘s economic development and is changing the very fabric of its society.
Sound artist, musician, researcher and educator Dr Ros Bandt discusses aural environments, the sculpting of sound, her recent works and musical inspirations.
With host Jacky Angus.
"In a sound installation, you are fully aware of your whole self, your mind and...