The University of Melbourne has celebrated its three Fulbright scholars – a physicist, a river system manager and a playwright – who received their awards at a presentation dinner in Brisbane overnight.
Toxicologist and pharmacologist Prof Thomas Hartung explains why animal testing is often unnecessary or of questionable efficacy. He discusses the emerging protocols and technologies that enable development of safe products without the need to conduct animal testing. Presented by Dr Dyani Lewis.
Dr Barbara Keys discusses the relationship between the Olympics and the international conflict involving Ukraine and Russia. There has been a call for an international boycott of the Paralympics, beginning later this week.
Professor Nattavudh (Nick) Powdthavee is a Professorial Research Fellow at the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economics and Social Research. His research interests are quantitative social and behavioural sciences.