Join Mark Scott, Vice-Chancellor and President of the University of Sydney, and get ready to view the world from a different perspective.
From our own wellbeing to the preservation of the planet, The Solutionists dives into the most pressing issues of our time and introduces you to the people unearthing the seeds of remarkable solutions.
You'll discover a world of progress and possibility.
We’re all living longer, and in many countries, a baby born today could easily live to 100.
But longevity isn't about 'being old for longer’. Andrew says it gives us the chance to completely rethink the stages of our lives. You will have more time – as much as 100,000 extra hours – and you need to act now to set yourself up for the best possible future.
You’ll also hear from a group of movers and shakers at a Dance Health Alliance class in Sydney about the upsides of being older.
Published: 22 November 2023
Dr Kate Harrison Brennan is the director of the Sydney Policy Lab and a University of Sydney alumna. Her work brings people together to collaborate on solutions to the most pressing challenges of our time. In this episode, she shares practical ways to bring people together – be it at work, at home, or in the public policy sphere.
And Dr Richard Harris reflects on what the Thai cave rescue taught him about teamwork and trust.
Published: 8 November 2023
Eddie Woo, alumni of the University of Sydney and the teacher you wish you had, is here with a lesson on embracing learning at any age. He also gets personal, reflecting on his own life, how the death of his mother shaped his view of growth mindset, and how he came to realise teaching isn’t about knowing all the answers.
Published: 25 October 2023
Heatwaves kill more people than all natural disasters combined – but because they’re not visually dramatic, we underestimate how dangerous they are. Professor Ollie Jay, whose groundbreaking research has informed the likes of Google and the Australian Open, has another way of showing us how dangerous heatwaves can be.
Published: 11 October 2023
Professor Mark Scott AO is the Vice-Chancellor and President of the University of Sydney and a University of Sydney alumni. He is a highly respected and successful senior leader of large and complex institutions, across public service, education and the media.
Sydney Ideas is the University of Sydney's flagship public talks program, bringing you talks and conversations featuring the best and brightest minds at the University of Sydney and beyond.
In April 2023 the University of Sydney and the City of Sydney teamed up to inject knowledge into people's night out for Raising the Bar Sydney. The event featured a wide range of topics from robotics and climate tech to cyber security and next-gen bio tech, catering to everyone's interests.
In Minding Your Mind, mental health expert Prof Ian Hickie and author & broadcaster James O’Loghlin explore all aspects of mental health; the different types of mental health issues we can experience, their causes, how they affect us, and what we can do to get help and find solutions
Object Matters is the Chau Chak Wing Museum's regular podcast series hosted by Dr Craig Barker, Head of Public Engagement at the Museum and University of Sydney alumni. Join Dr Craig Barker, Head of Public Engagement at the Chau Chak Wing Museum and University of Sydney aluni, as he and a guest discuss one item in detail from the Museum's collections of art, archaeology, natural history, science and culture.
Join lecturer in public policy and University of Sydney alumni Dr Chris Neff as they turn their sceptical eye and curious mind to the world of research. Each episode an academic will join Chris in their office to explore the latest research on topics that affect all of us. From housing prices to diet guidelines and everything in between, Chris will question what the evidence says, debunking myths and assumptions along the way.
Be inspired by stories of community resilience and transformation in the face of the climate crisis. Reimagined Futures is a seven-part podcast series produced by the Sydney Environment Institute (based at the University of Sydney), the Social Entrepreneurship Association (Auroville), and the India and Bharat Together Foundation (New Delhi).
The Road To Find Out is a student-run podcast where academics from the University of Sydney chat about their remarkable personal journeys and ground-breaking research. Hosts Carla Field and Harry Peters sit down to talk about everything and anything - whether that be Greek philosophy, street libraries or educational disadvantage.
Dr Karl’s a curious optimist – a great combination for a science lover. An alumni of the University of Sydney, join him and his guests on Shirtloads of Science for weird facts, amazing conversation and remember, it’s never too late for a happy childhood.
Sydney Business Insights (SBI) aims to further informed research and critical thinking on major issues and trends as it impacts on the future of business. SBI talks with leading and innovative thinkers in research, industry, government and community.
The Unlearn Project is about changing common sense. The way the world works has changed. Things you thought you knew like automation will make our work easier, music is something to listen to, large companies can’t innovate, or data is the new oil are no longer true. Hosts Sandra Peter and Kai Riemer set out to unlearn old wisdoms and discover new ones.