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Education Podcast (ABC RN)

ABC (Australia)


Location:

Sydney, NSW

Language:

English


Episodes

Scholarly Misconduct in Science

7/23/2016
Intellectual dishonesty is a blight on contemporary scholarly endeavour.

Duration:00:14:32

Disengaged teenagers get hooked on algebra

7/22/2016
Poor maths ability is no obstacle. Gab McIntosh gets results with algebra.

Duration:00:07:53

Thinking about posterity

7/22/2016
Are we failing future generations?

Duration:00:34:20

Building A Better Podcast App? GiggedIn Interview

7/22/2016
Podcasts are more popular than ever but are all of our apps letting us down? Why aren't podcasts easier to share, search and discover? We also sit down with Edwin Onggo, co-founder of the Australian start-up that's aiming to do to live music what Netflix did for tv. And is Twitter doing enough to deal with trolls?

Duration:00:28:29

Ann Goldstein and the art of translation

7/21/2016
From this year's Sydney Writers' Festival, a conversation with Ann Goldstein, whose nuanced translation of Elena Ferrante's highly acclaimed Neapolitan Quartet series has garnered the Italian author a huge English speaking readership.

Duration:00:53:49

Research Filter: drinking couples, happy cows and neophobic fish

7/21/2016
RN Drive's Research Filter sifts through some of the most interesting science news of the week, and sorts fact from fiction.

Duration:00:08:24

Call for UN to investigate treatment of disabled students

7/21/2016
A group of disability organisations has asked the United Nations to investigate dozens of incidents in which children were allegedly assaulted, locked-up and restrained in Australian schools.

Duration:00:10:52

Digital disruption in the age of FANG

7/16/2016
How can Australia ensure that the process of digital disruption is done on our terms?

Duration:00:14:22

Exploring nature

7/14/2016
What does nature mean to each of us? Why is nature so pure? And how do we reconnect with the natural world in an age where our lives are connected to technology?

Duration:00:53:50

Educating an ageing workforce

7/12/2016
Should older people have mandatory access to higher education?

Duration:00:08:20

Hunt Them, Hang Them

7/9/2016
We learn about the trial and execution of two Aboriginal men in 19th century Melbourne.

Duration:00:09:28

Can we teach culture?

7/9/2016
Can we teach culture? Yolngu Studies is a postgraduate course offered at Charles Darwin University to teach the aspects of culture, kinship and language. The course is a partnership between two educators - Brenda Muthamuluwuy from Galiwin'ku and Yasunori Hayashi from Tokyo.

Duration:00:12:05

Expressions of Interest

7/9/2016
A monthly series exploring the origins and meaning of common idioms and phrases

Duration:00:12:06

Sense of Place: Tim Flannery on western New Guinea, Indonesia

7/8/2016
Tim Flannery takes us deep into the Prince Willem Ranges in Indonesia for this week's Sense of Place.

Duration:00:14:32

Jane Eisner on US politics

7/8/2016
Jane Eisner is the editor of the oldest Jewish newspaper in the US. How is it reporting on the US elections?

Duration:00:12:00

Research Filter: pasta for slimming, aspirin and invisibility cloaks

7/7/2016
RN Drive's Research Filter dissects some of the biggest research news this week. A bit like Media Watch for science, but funny.

Duration:00:05:17

ScienceTalk: ozone healing and billabong replenishing

7/7/2016
Science writer Bernie Hobbs discusses good news in the healing of the ozone hole and invites colleague Anna Salleh to explain her coverage of a project in Arnhem Land combining western science and indigenous knowledge to restore local billabongs to their rightful place as pristine habitat and cultural icon.

Duration:00:14:11

Climate change and the future of fruit farming in Australia

7/4/2016
Milder winters and hotter summers pose a threat to some of Australia's most loved apple varieties.

Duration:00:14:23

Expressions of Interest

7/4/2016
A monthly series exploring the origins and meaning of common idioms and phrases

Duration:00:14:31

Remote stock camp living and migrants managing Aussie slang

7/3/2016
After nearly 35 years Val Lawson and Leslie Fitzpatrick have organised their last theatre bus ride to Melbourne; migrants get help understanding Aussie slang; and we visit the stock camp on Pigeon Hole station.

Duration:00:25:29