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The La Trobe University Podcast
 
Podcast interviews with La Trobe University academics and guests. Est 2008.
 
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Biography
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The podcasting of a life, by Matt Smith. “Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.” - Charles Dickens.
 
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Emperors of Rome
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“Great empires are not maintained by timidity.” - Tacitus. A podcast series looking at the rulers of the ancient Roman empire, by Dr Rhiannon Evans and Matt Smith.
 
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Asia Rising
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Asia Rising, the podcast of La Trobe Asia which takes a critical look at the key issues facing Asia's states and societies.
 
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Gallipoli and the Great War
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The Anzac involvement in the Gallipoli Campaign has had a lasting cultural impact in Australia. Why is it considered such sacred ground? These podcasts will draw together different perspectives on Gallipoli, the ANZACs and the Great War.
 
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Living With Autism
Rare
 
How do autism spectrum disorders affect our lives, and what are the developments in diagnosis, treatment and causes? Podcasts from The Olga Tennison Autism Research Centre (OTARC) at La Trobe University. Tile art "Oedipus, Antigone and Oso" (2011) by Ray David.
 
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Business Ethics and Diversity
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Maintaining diversity and ethics practices is important to most businesses who want to gain the loyalty of employees and trust of consumers. These podcasts explain the ethics and diversity issues in the modern workplace. Part of the La Trobe University Masters of Business Administration. Find out more at online.latrobe.edu.au
 
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Scientific Theory
Monthly
 
A podcast about science, looking at life, the universe, and everything else along the way.
 
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Sport Unpacked
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A regular podcast that explores issues in sport, and views of researchers at La Trobe University. Sport Unpacked is hosted by David Lowden.
 
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Life of Martin Luther King
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Issues around the segregation of African-Americans in the United States led to an increasingly active civil rights movement. The most influential figure in this movement was a Baptist minister named Martin Luther King Jr. His persuasive words and non-violent methods have made him one of the most revered Americans.
 
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Australia India Institute Podcast
 
The Australia India Institute Podcast examines key questions facing contemporary India and the Australia-India relationship. The Australia India Institute podcast is brought to you in association with the Australia India Institute @ Delhi and founding partners La Trobe University and the University of New South Wales.
 
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Jane Anderson Show Podcast
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The Jane Anderson Brand You Show is the podcast for experts, consultants, speakers, trainers, academics and coaches who are or aim to be the leaders in their field. Jane shares her insights as well as interviews those who are industry experts to find out about their experiences when marketing themselves under their Personal Brand, or name.According to US Labour Data, by 2020 50% of the workforce will be self-employed​. The ability to market & sell yourself is an essential skill for the futur ...
 
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In this episode of Aussie English, I talk with Jason and Adriana about gay marriage in Australia and the recent plebiscite. Subscribe to the podcast: iTunes | Android | RSS Download the PDF + MP3 AE 355 – Interview: 3 Aussies Talk About Gay Marriage In Australia Alright, guys. Welcome to this episode of Aussie English. I’m a little out of breat ...…
 
It's the eighteenth episode of ONE HEAT MINUTE, the podcast examining Michael Mann's 1995 crime epic HEAT minute by minute. Host Blake Howard is joined by academic, writer and proper Mann aficionado Anna Dzenis. Anna took time out of lecturing at La Trobe University in Melbourne to discuss the formal techniques Mann uses to contrast the interio ...…
 
Viviane received her PhD in biochemistry from La Trobe University after studying proteins found on mitochondria in human cells. This involved growing tiny, microscopic crystals and shooting them with X-ray beams at the Australian Synchrotron. As a science writer, Viviane has written about everything from the atomic to the astronomical, but one ...…
 
Steve Muhi is a medical doctor who is two years from qualifying as a specialist in Infectious Diseases. He has a long background in science, firstly completing a Bachelor of Space Science and a Bachelor of Medical Science at La Trobe University. He went on to complete a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery at Deakin, followed by a Maste ...…
 
Eliza Berlage It is popular to look at today’s political challenges through the prism of prime ministers past. But when it comes to former liberal leaders it’s usually Robert Menzies, not Alfred Deakin, who comes to mind. However, Judith Brett, emeritus professor of politics at La Trobe University and author, says we have much to learn from Aus ...…
 
Much of migration to Melbourne is studied in a post-war context dominated by Greeks and Italians fleeing a post-war Europe, but it undoubtedly goes back much further. Asian migrants played a notable part in the city’s growth, and these people bought new languages and culture with them. Guest: Dr Nadia Rhook ( Archaeology and History, La Trobe U ...…
 
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Global Politics
 
A North Korean threat is a reality Asia has had to deal with for some time, but now that they have nuclear weapons that can reach the United States mainland the stakes of changed. Tensions on the Korean peninsula remain high, and two unpredictable and strong-willed leaders, Kim Jong-Un and Donald Trump, could escalate the situation quickly. Gue ...…
 
The Philippines’ maverick president, Rodrigo Duterte, has had a turbulent first year in office. His crime fighting agenda, popular with the middle class during the election, has delivered a bloody and devastating war on drugs with crowded prisons and thousands killed in the streets. Internal conflict with Islamic State-backed groups has led to ...…
 
In recent years, the English-speaking world has become wildly enthusiastic about India. India is a trusted ally, ‘the world’s largest democracy’, and it’s the ‘democratic counterweight’ to China. Despite these pronouncements, India has continually defied and confounded the expectations of the English-speaking world. Dr Alexander Davis, (New Gen ...…
 
Many analyst believe the only way for India to meet rising energy demands will be to build dozens of new coal-fired power stations - much like China during its rapid economic development in recent decades. But is India ready to carve out a new path forward? Guest: Professor Rangan BanerjeeHost: Dr Jonathan BallsProducer: Kog RavindranAudio Engi ...…
 
The Great Wall has long been a symbol of China, but a problematic one - an authentic experience can be hard to find, and in the modern day China wants to be seen as open and inviting, but a wall closes off, and keeps people out. Associate Professor James Leibold (Department of Politics and Philosophy, La Trobe University) and Dr Graeme Smith (R ...…
 
What is hacking? Before listening to this podcast We recommend changing your email, banking & Apple ID passwords if you use them for anything else. Use a password generator to make unique, random new ones for each login. These accounts are central to unlocking your online life. Ideally never use duplicate passwords. Nothing is perfect, but let' ...…
 
With the passing of Marcus Aurelius, his son Commodus is made emperor. The 19 year old youth had been raised knowing the empire would be his to rule, and he spent it doing what he pleased. The next twelve years under the reign of Commodus would be bloody and chaotic, and many historians believe it to mark the beginning of the end of the Roman e ...…
 
Globalisation and major power rivalry are creating a China-centric integrated Asian strategic system, drawing together the once-discrete theatres of Northeast, Southeast, South and Central Asia. Nationalist ambition among the region’s giants will make integrated Asia an unstable place where cooperation among the great powers will be much harder ...…
 
Globalisation and major power rivalry are creating a China-centric integrated Asian strategic system, drawing together the once-discrete theatres of Northeast, Southeast, South and Central Asia. Nationalist ambition among the region’s giants will make integrated Asia an unstable place where cooperation among the great powers will be much harder ...…
 
Globalisation and major power rivalry are creating a China-centric integrated Asian strategic system, drawing together the once-discrete theatres of Northeast, Southeast, South and Central Asia. Nationalist ambition among the region’s giants will make integrated Asia an unstable place where cooperation among the great powers will be much harder ...…
 
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Australia India Institute Podcast
 
"'Education is like nectar of the gods' said one parent'... some people were willing work 16 hour days so that their children could remain in school" - Professor Craig JeffreyCREDITSHost: Professor Craig JeffreyProducer: Kog RavindranAudio Engineer: Gavin NebauerThis podcast is brought to you in association with the Australia India Institute @ ...…
 
Dr Suzanne Hodgkin from La Trobe University on research into service managers perceptions of younger workers and challenges to the provision of community aged care services in rural Australia.
 
Marcus Aurelius faced many threats to Rome during his time as Emperor and spent more time at war than he did at peace. Unlike most Emperors, succession was never an issue, as he had a legitimate son, Commodus, ready to take his place. Guest: Dr Rhiannon Evans (Senior Lecturer, Mediterranean Studies, La Trobe University).…
 
If you asked a Roman, The sport that defined them most wouldn’t be a gladiatorial contest but a chariot race. The Circus Maximus was a mighty racetrack in the valley between two hills of Rome, the Aventine and the Pallentine. It was the first and largest stadium in the Roman Empire.Guest: Dr Gillian Shepherd (Director, Trendall Centre, La Trobe ...…
 
Is Tibetanness under threat? As more young Tibet are lured towards a dominant Chinese education, Tibetans are faced with hard realities of ethnocultural survival. Dr Adrian Zenz (European School of Culture and Theology, Germany) speaks to Associate Professor James Leibold (Politics, La Trobe University) about the challenges facing Tibetan langu ...…
 
What is critical thinking? *NB: There's a few cuss words in this episode. We made a movie! You should really watch this. Because we made it. 🤓 'Healthy Thinking' by Strange Attractor (Vimeo, Grovefest) 'Healthy Thinking' by Strange Attractor (YouTube) Show notes The Skeptics' guide to the Universe podcast (SGU) What is critical thinking? (Found ...…
 
"For it is on behalf of the State that I continue to toil and to undergo dangers and that I have spent so much time here outside of Italy, though already an old man and weak, unable to take either food without pain or sleep without anxiety." - Dio 72:24 An ageing Marcus Aurelius continues to toil and undergo dangers – be they warring tribes to ...…
 
"There's never been an urban solution to a rural problem ... only the people on the ground know the solution to rural problems." This has been the driving principle of Bunker Roy, who in 1972 founded the Barefoot College, in the village of Tilonia in Rajasthan, India, with the mission provide basic services and solutions in rural communities wi ...…
 
On this episode of the Healthy Wealthy and Smart Podcast, Dr. Liam West joins me to discuss how young medical professions can break into the competitive sports and exercise medicine world. Dr. Liam West trained at Cardiff Medical School in Wales, United Kingdom and has transitioned into working in Australian Rules Football both at the elite and ...…
 
I’m sure you’ve been hearing a lot about asylum seekers and refugees in the news. As a human rights advocate for the past 25 years, a lawyer, social worker, and teacher, Kon Karapanagiotidis, - CEO & Founder of the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre - is the go-to man for everything you want to know about people seeking asylum. At 28, Kon founded th ...…
 
Two years ago it was estimated that 2,500 journalism jobs had disappeared in Australia since 2012. At current count, that number is conservatively estimated to be as high as 3,000.Lawrie Zion from the Department of Media and Communication at La Trobe University is involved in a five year study exploring the aftermath of journalism redundancies. ...…
 
The International AIDS Candlelight Memorial ceremony is co-ordinated worldwide by the Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+) and hosted in Melbourne by Living Positive Victoria with the support of the Victorian AIDS Council, JOY 94.9, City of Melbourne and Positive Women Victoria. The Candlelight Memorial, one of the world’s oldest and ...…
 
The International AIDS Candlelight Memorial ceremony is co-ordinated worldwide by the Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+) and hosted in Melbourne by Living Positive Victoria with the support of the Victorian AIDS Council, JOY 94.9, City of Melbourne and Positive Women Victoria. The Candlelight Memorial, one of the world’s oldest and ...…
 
On 14 May this year 33 world leaders gathered in Beijing for what has been touted as the inaugural Belt and Road Forum for international Cooperation. Billed as the biggest diplomatic event in China this year the summit was ostensibly about improving economic integration between East and West and providing leadership to a global economy going th ...…
 
On 14 May this year 33 world leaders gathered in Beijing for what has been touted as the inaugural Belt and Road Forum for international Cooperation. Billed as the biggest diplomatic event in China this year the summit was ostensibly about improving economic integration between East and West and providing leadership to a global economy going th ...…
 
"Magic has an incredible power to unite, to transgress cultural and social boundaries, and to create communities of feeling." - Professor Craig JeffreyCREDITSHost: Professor Craig JeffreyProducer: Kog RavindranAudio Engineer: Gavin NebauerThis podcast is brought to you in association with the Australia India Institute @ Delhi and founding partn ...…
 
On 14 May this year 33 world leaders gathered in Beijing for what has been touted as the inaugural Belt and Road Forum for international Cooperation. Billed as the biggest diplomatic event in China this year the summit was ostensibly about improving economic integration between East and West and providing leadership to a global economy going th ...…
 
Westerners tend to divide the political world into "good" democracies and "bad" authoritarian regimes. But the Chinese political model does not fit neatly in either category. Over the past three decades, China has developed a genuinely new approach to governance, rooted in its long history and at odds with the "Western" idea that electoral demo ...…
 
This interview was recorded as part of the tendinopathy course on Physiopedia Plus.The third interview in our tendinopathy series is with Dr Ebonie Rio. Following our interviews with fellow researchers Jill Cook and Sean Docking, Ebonie talks pain and isometrics.Ebonie is a physiotherapist and research fellow at La Trobe Sport and Exercise Medi ...…
 
This interview was recorded as part of the Physiopedia Plus course on tendinopathy.As a follow up to Rachael’s interview with Jill Cook, we have a chat to Sean Docking about imaging in Tendinopathy, in particular Ultrasound Tissue Characterisation (UTC) in relation to a tendon structure point of view and what is clinically relevant.Sean Docking ...…
 
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Physiopedia Podcast
 
We interviewed Professor Jill Cook as part of the Physiopedia Plus course on tendinopathy. Jill is a professor in musculoskeletal health in the La Trobe Sport and Exercise Medicine Research Centre at La Trobe University in Melbourne Australia.Jill’s research areas include sports medicine and tendon injury. After completing her PhD in 2000, she ...…
 
Since the fall of President Suharto’s new order regime in 1998, culture has exploded in Indonesia, and nowhere is this more evident than in the media. With increases in media providers comes increases in diversity of media forums and media content. With such an increasing in offering comes an altering of the public discourse that can further ch ...…
 
Since the fall of President Suharto’s new order regime in 1998, culture has exploded in Indonesia, and nowhere is this more evident than in the media. With increases in media providers comes increases in diversity of media forums and media content. With such an increasing in offering comes an altering of the public discourse that can further ch ...…
 
In this interview with Nick Bisley an international relations expert from La Trobe University in Melbourne, we examine the reactions from ‘down under’ to Trump foreign policy. Australia is one of America’s key allies in the Liberal Order in Asia. The early ‘rocky start’ to Australia - Trump foreign policy’ relations raises many of the key issue ...…
 
With the Parthians once again defeated and the Antonine plague sweeping through the empire, Marcus Aurelius must defend Rome from yet another opportunistic enemy – the tribes to the north, or as Rome called them, the barbarians. The northern borders were under threat from a rough coalition chiefly lead by the Marcomanni, and Marcus heads out to ...…
 
Every good Roman had heard of the Scipios, and true to their reputation they liked to do things differently. While most Romans were content with cremating their dead, the Scipios entombed theirs, harking back to the days of the Etruscans.Guest: Dr Gillian Shepherd (Director, Trendall Centre, La Trobe University)…
 
AJ and Andrew are joined by special guest Dr Merryn Sherwood to discuss all things sports journalism related. Merryn is a sports media lecturer at La Trobe University. Find out more about La Trobe's Sports Reporting course at: http://www.latrobe.edu.au/students/subjects/current/jrn2srp-sport-reporting…
 
As the Parthian War comes to end the troops are dispersed throughout the corners of the Empire, and with them goes the Antonine plague. The effects of the plague will be felt for decades to come, and we know much about it through the extensive writings of the physician Galen. Guest: Dr Leanne McNamara (Classics, La Trobe University).…
 
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