Sociologist Prof. Nikolas Rose explores how scientific developments have changed conceptions of human identity and governance, and what this means for our political, socio-economic and legal futures. Presented by Lynne Haultain.
Conservation ecologist Assoc. Prof. Brendan Wintle considers the difficult questions and dilemmas that arise in decisions around species and ecosystem conservation, and whether a monetary value can or should be applied to nature. Presented by Dr Dyani Lewis.
Social policy researcher Prof Karen Rowlingson discusses the growing inequality in income and wealth in the developed world, how it's researched, and its implications for society and individuals. Presented by Lynne Haultain.
Neuropsychiatrist Prof Chris Pantelis and neural engineering researcher Prof Stan Skafidas discuss the potential for the use of genetics to improve the diagnosis of autism. Presented by Dr Shane Huntington.
Materials scientist Prof David Sholl explains how new hi-tech metal hydrides and metal-organic frameworks can be used to increase the efficiency of nuclear power stations and to capture carbon dioxide emissions in coal-fired power plants. Presented by Dr Shane Huntington.
Neuroscientist and neurologist Prof Malcolm Horne discusses Parkinson's disease, and examines new technological developments and the prospects they offer for early diagnosis and treatment of the condition. With science host Dr Shane Huntington.
Business ethicist Prof Peter Fleming critically examines the concept of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and concludes, that in practice, CSR is tragically compromised. Presented by Elisabeth Lopez.