Thought Bubble - a monthly digest of ideas -
By Ann Jones
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Thought Bubble - a monthly digest of ideas. Dr Ann Jones will be drawing back the curtains to display the grey matter of Australia’s academic population. What IS going on in the heads of Australia’s intellectuals?
||Thought Bubble Five||This month's Thought Bubble explores academic inferiority complexes. Professor Stuart Macintyre has just released a book that helps us understand the mentality of Social Scientists, and why they are disadvantaged when it comes to funding. How wou||11/10/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
|2||VideoThought Bubble Four||Thought Bubble this month comes to you from the television studio Edith Cowan University in Perth. It's a visual version! The victims of Victoria's bush fires and the survivors of the Black Death in Europe may have a lot in common. At the ne||10/28/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||Thought Bubble Three||The names of Australian towns and landmarks have stories to tell: they are the products of hundreds of years of cultural interactions, appropriations and misunderstandings. Dr Harold Koch explains more and tells us how our national capital came to be nam||9/20/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||Thought Bubble Two||Twitter Quitters and Facebook Friends: Dr Peter Brent (mumbletwits) tells us about politicians and social media. Creativity is key in the National Curriculum. Professor John O'Toole is the lead writer for the arts section of the Curriculum and||8/19/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||Thought Bubble One||What impact does the media have on federal indigenous policy? Dr Kerry McCallum of the University of Canberra is our first guest. The late sculptor, Daphne Mayo was a female with immense cultural authority. We learn about her power from Dr||7/20/2010||Free||View In iTunes|