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Science Write Now
Dr Jessica White, former DECRA Fellow, and current PhD candidate (creative writing) and scientist, Dr Amanda Niehaus, run a podcast to join the ever-growing science meets creative writing community, Science Write Now. Sponsored by Australia Council for the Arts, Science Write Now features creative writing inspired by science, craft essays, and interview writers and scientists.

Higher Ed Heroes
In the ‘HigherEd Heroes’ podcast series, A/Prof Alastair Stark and Dr Sebastian Kaempf (School of Political Science and International Studies) talk to some of the best teachers at UQ to discuss ‘what works’ in their classrooms in a jargon-free, non-technical manner. Each episode explores what excites students to learn, what keeps them coming back for lectures, and what makes teaching fun for both teachers and students.

Investigative Journalism in the Era of Fake News
The future of democracy depends on the free and fair flow of information, of transparency in our institutions of all kinds. Investigative journalism shines a light on the systems that form the basis of our society and government. This expert panel, award winning investigative journalists Prof Peter Greste and Marian Wilkinson, led by international journalist, broadcaster and academic Bruce Woolley examine the very real threats to justice, democracy and progress in this era of post-truth.

Families Under Pressure
This is a podcast from UQ's Life Course Centre that examines the pressures facing families and what can be done to better support children and families over their life course journey. In the first episode in the series, Prof Matt Sanders (Psychology) and Centre Director Prof Janeen Baxter discuss the pressures facing families, the role of family structures, parenting, relationships and other supports, and what can be done to best support those experiencing, or at risk of, disadvantage.

Women Finding Success
The UQ Life Course Centre launched a new podcast series ‘Women Finding Success’ on International Women’s Day. The first episode features UQ’s first female Vice-Chancellor Prof Deborah Terry who discusses her career, including proving wrong the PhD supervisor who told her she could never balance academia and a family, the challenges that women in academia still face, and how she’s working to make things better. This podcast series will release regular episodes on female leaders across UQ.

Future Tense: Reinventing Research - ABC Radio National
A critical look at our shape-shifting world and how we're learning to adapt: the new technologies, new approaches and new responses arising from rapid change. ABC’s Radio National recently released a two-part program looking at Reinventing Research. Part One looked at future scenarios and moving away from the publish or perish mantra and Part Two examined Impact, outputs, and the US National Research Cloud.

An Object in Time - ABC Radio National
What do a teacup, an umbrella, a whip and an envelope have in common? They are all ordinary objects that changed history forever. From the Cold War era poison-tipped umbrella, to the ginger beer that revolutionised the law, to the piece of paper that brought the world's economy to its knees. In this eight-part series airing on ABC Radio National, UQ's A/Prof Sarah Percy (Political Science and International Studies) tells the fascinating stories behind some of history's most mundane objects.