Sundays with James O'Loghlin
Leaving Civilisation for a Year - Claire Dunn07/09/14
Claire Dunn became disillusioned with her urban life and decided to do something radical - leave civilisation and live in the bush for a year. She learned how to trap animals, start fire and live off her wits. She describes her experience to Jen...
Former police negotiator, Belinda Neil
Belinda Neil used to work as a police negotiator, dealing with highly stressful situations. Years of this confronting and difficult work took its toll, and she began to experience post-traumatic stress. She's written about her experiences in the book...
Living with a terminal illness - Keith Bunker - living in the moment
Keith Bunker was diagnosed with secondary liver cancer a year ago. In this third chat with James O'Loghlin, he describes some of the decisions he and his family have taken when every moment is precious.
Obeying the Law
Why do we obey some laws and not others? People who wouldn't shoplift might say it's OK to speed on the road or illegally download internet content. James O'Loghlin speaks with Dr Rebecca Wickes, senior lecturer in criminology at the University of...
As Australia Post deals with a massive shift to its business model, James O'Loghlin speaks with two executives about how they've dealt with the digital disruption. Steve Cox is managing director of Dymocks bookstores and Deborah Thomas is a director...
Best Country to Live In - Australia v Brazil
With the FIFA World Cup taking place in Brazil, we ask a Brazilian living in Australia and an Australian who lived in Brazil to give their 10 reasons why they love their adopted country.
The future of higher education
How will higher education students learn in the future? How will technology influence the delivery of lectures and tutorials? To discuss this, Prof Pip Pattison, deptuy vice chancellor of Sydney University and Simon McIntyre from the College of Fine...
I Don't Get It 8.6.14
Each week, listeners ask questions they don't get, and other listeners answer them.
Irvine Welsh visits Sydney
Listen to James O'Loghlin talk to Scottish writer Irvine Welsh about his career, and the strange phenomenon of having his characters become their own Twitter accounts.
Adam Ferrier - how advertising manipulates your behaviour
Listen to James O'Loghlin speak to Adam Ferrier about his new book, The Advertising Effect: How to Change Behaviour.
Colin James - recovering from prostate cancer
Listen to James O'Loghlin speak to Colin James - one of Australia's top corporate speakers - about his personal experience of recovering from prostate cancer.
Jihad Dib on supporting our kids
Jihad Dib is the Principal of Punchbowl Boys' High School - a school once considered to be the roughest around. In the years since Jihad becae principal there hasn't been a single expulsion, and the school has wont both a National Literacy and...
Why fears vary between people
Following a listener query about why some people suffer fear of heights - a rational fear - more than others, Professor Ian Hickie, executive director of the Brain and Mind Research Institute, speaks to James O'Loghlin about why fears vary between...
Closer than ever to a cure for schizophrenia
After witnessing the mark that schizophrenia left on her twin brother's life, neurobiologist Professor Cyndi Shannon Weickert has devoted herself to finding a cure for schizophrenia.
Ages of retirement and access to an age pension around the world
Ages of retirement, both official and effective, vary significantly around the world. So to does access to an age pension.
Emma Carey - Surviving a sky dive gone wrong
After surviving a sky dive in the Swiss Alps that went awfully wrong, 21-year-old Canberran Emma Carey was told she was paraplegic.
Comedian Des Bishop
Irish comedian, Des Bishop, set himself the task of moving to China, learning Mandarin and then performing stand-up comedy in Mandarin. All within a year. How did he go? Find out in this engaging interview with James O'Loghlin.
Rick van der Zwan
In movies, books and TV, we often see characters go from good to bad. But what about the reverse? Do we like stories about people who go from evil to good? Professor Rick van der Zwan is a neuroscientist at Southern Cross University.
Keith and Helen Bunker - living with a terminal illness
Last year, Keith Bunker was diagnosed with liver cancer. Since then, he and wife, Helen, and their two young daughters, have been living day to day with this terminal illness. What impact has it had? How has it reshaped their lives? This is a powerful...
Michael Gillings talks about ageing
Does a fit 48 year-old version of you beat an unfit 38 year-old version of you? Professor Michael Gillings from the School of Biological Sciences at Macquarie University explains to James O'Loghlin.
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