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The Future Of

Alzheimer's | Prof John Mamo & Dr Virginie Lam

The Future Of, Ep 103 | 38:36

Curtin researchers are trialling a medication that could help preserve the cognitive function of people with Alzheimer’s.

Grief | Prof Lauren Breen and Shelly Skinner

The Future Of, Ep 102 | 35:26

Why are grief and dying such taboo topics in many societies, particularly if they involve children? And what is ‘grief literacy’?

Twitter | Prof Tama Leaver

The Future Of, Ep 101 | 23:23

Will Twitter ever be the same since Elon Musk’s takeover? And what impact will his changes have on users, free speech and (dis)information?

Research | Prof Chris Moran & Prof Fran Ackermann

The Future Of, Ep 100 | 36:44

Universities have been the main sites of knowledge discovery since the Late Middle Ages. Six hundred years on, will the role of the university as society’s primary source of new knowledge be eroded by government and industry agendas?

Green Hydrogen (Re Release) | Prof Craig Buckley

The Future Of, Ep 99 | 25:6

Is green hydrogen the key to a carbon-free energy future?

Screen time and our attention span | Dr Patrick Clarke, Tamsin Mahalingham

The Future Of, Ep 98 | 29:48

Technology and devices, and their daily influx of images and messages, may be changing the way our brains work and altering our ability to focus on set tasks.

Prisons | Dr Stuart Kinner

The Future Of, Ep 97 | 35:33

“People are sent to prison as punishment, not for punishment.” The appalling treatment of children at Banksia Hill Youth Detention Centre urges us to rethink how we treat some of society’s most vulnerable people.

Synthetic Milk | Professor Dora Marinova

The Future Of, Ep 96 | 28:28

Would you drink milk that came from a laboratory instead of a cow? Synthetic milk is set to hit supermarket shelves near you.

Indigenous Cultural Tourism | Robert Taylor, A. Prof Michael Volgger

The Future Of, Ep 95 | 49:45

Learn how the peak body for Aboriginal tourism in WA is leading the way in sharing the cultures and knowledges of First Nations Peoples.

Neuromarketing | Dr Billy Sung

The Future Of, Ep 94 | 25:42

What exactly is ‘neuromarketing’ and how does it help companies hone their product marketing?

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