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Raising the Bar podcast transcripts

Read the transcripts from Raising the Bar 2019
Read the transcripts from the Raising the Bar talks from the past three years.

Alex Lefebvre – Where do your values come from?

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Amanda Salis – Shake up your weight loss

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Anika Gauja – The politics of Eurovision

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Anna Reid – Feel the noise: how music connects us through place and history

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Anna Romanov – Hidden symmetries

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Cameron Webb – Climate change and the rise of mosquitoes

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Catherine Grueber – Fighting the extinction crisis – one Tassie Devil at a time

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Clinton Free – Rationalising Fraud: Insights from Offenders

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Damien Ricketson – Listen hear: Sound, silence and the definition of music

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Geraint Lewis – Waiting for the end of time

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Hala Zreiqat – 3D printing our way to better health

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Helena Nguyen – When not to keep calm and carry on: Learning how to deal with work stress

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Jacqueline Thomas – The value of human waste

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Jason Chin – Can we put an end to wrongful convictions?

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Jathan Sadowski – Who wins in a data-driven world?

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Luigi Fontana – Is living longer better?

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Marc Stears – Making Politicians Listen

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Muireann Irish – A world of pure imagination

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Penelope Crossley – Is it time to stop calling renewable energy green?

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Sophia Maalsen – Housing hack: A new model to home ownership

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Tim Soutphommasane – Love and hate

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Adrienne Gordon – Beyond the genetic code 

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Anne Twomey – Equal representation? Not even close

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Caroline West – The pursuit of happiness

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Chris Fox – For the love of art

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Dale Dominey-Howes – The end of the world as we know it? 

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Dallas Rogers – Love thy neighbourhood 

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Dimitria Groutsis – Minority report

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Garner Clancey – The prison paradox 

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Jakelin Troy – Languages of the land

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Julien Pollack – Let's get flexible

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Lamiae Azizi – Artificial unintelligent

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Maria Fiatarone Singh – Do you even lift? 

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Megan Le Masurier – Magazines: dead or alive? 

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Nick Enfield – And the word was "Um" 

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Ollie Jay – The heat is on 

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Ranjit Voola – Profit with purpose 

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Sascha Callaghan – Who owns you? 

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Steven Hitchcock – Generation Why

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Warwick Holmes – To infinity and beyond 

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Zdenka Kuncic – Build a brain 

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Adam Guastella – What is love? Harnessing the power of oxytocin

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Ali Abbas – What a load of garbage

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Andrew Campbell – The psychology of social media addiction

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Bruce Isaacs – Television killed the movie star

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Fabio Ramos – Me, my robot and I

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Jadey O'Reagan – The entire history of pop in one hour

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Jess Kean – Marriage equality: The morning after 

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Jonathon Hutchinson – Look what you made me do: Taylor Swift and (un)social media

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Kai Riemer – Artificial intelligence and the future of work

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Mary Crock – Advance Australia Fair?

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Naseem Ahmadapour – Fitbits: healthy habits or expensive accessories?

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Petr Matous – The social network & strength of long ties

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Renae Ryan – STEMM-inism and beyond

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Robyn Dowling – Driverless cars: are we ready?

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Rodney Taveira – US Politics: a meme made in heaven

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Sally Gainsbury – When games become gambling

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Sandra Peter – Six megatrends that will shape the future of business

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Stefan Volk – How to convince your boss that you deserve a sleep in

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Sue Radd – Could the Mediterranean diet affect dementia?

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William Figueira – Can a GoPro & 3D printer help in the fight to save the Great Barrier Reef?

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Celine Van Golde – Making a murderer: the real story

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Christopher Neff – Celebrating the top 10 LGBTQI wins

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David Smith – Donald Trump and the politics of national identity

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Jacqui Ramagge – What's maths got to do with it?

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James Humberstone – Changing your tune on music

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Richard Miles – It's the end of the world as we know it, or is it?

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Dieter Hochuli – It's only natural: discovering the ecology of cities

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Andy Dong – Is innovation really worth all the hype?

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Juliette Overland – Insider trading: beneficial, bad or benign

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Professor Alana Mann – Come grocery shopping with me

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Ben Colagiuri – The placebo effect: something from nothing

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Victoria Rawlings – Why LGBTQI school students need your help

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Mike Harre – Can artificial intelligence really be smarter than you?

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Agnieszka Tymula – The science behind cheat days

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Chris Semsarian – What makes your heart stop

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Murray Lee – Sexting: risque or risky

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Melody Ding – Exercise hacks: how to exercise and not know it

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Mike Biercuk – Realising the quantum dream

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Lian Loke – Can technology turn us into elite athletes?

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Michael Valenzuila – Fixing broken brains

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