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The promise of science: a vision of hope. The ABC's 55th Boyer Lecture series presented by Professor Suzanne Cory.
||People for Science||In the fourth and final lecture Professor Cory highlights the concerning scientific brain drain in this country: "We are losing women from all areas of science and the deficit at senior levels is particularly disturbing."||9/26/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||Science for a Healthy Environment||In the third lecture Professor Suzanne Cory reflects on her other great passion, the environment, and warns that 'humankind is fouling the nest' and that if action is not taken soon, by 2100 Earth will be hotter than any time in the last few million years||9/19/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||Science for a Healthy Economy||In the second lecture Professor Cory shows how extraordinarily important scientific research and development is for our economy.||9/12/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||Science for a Healthy People||In this first lecture Professor Cory reflects on where medical science has come from and where it is heading, drawing out implications for health and the economy.||9/5/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||Advance Australia Fair||Looking to the future of Australian Citizenship||11/23/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||Australians at their best||Courage, compassion and resilience in everyday life||11/16/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||Watching the women||The powerful role of Australian Women||11/9/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||Joining the neighbourhood||A personal story of equal rights advocacy||11/2/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||Lecture 5 - Counting Our Victories: the end of Garvey-ism and the soft bigotry of low expectation||In her final lecture, Professor Langton reflects on the economic transformation underway in the lives of Aboriginal people -- from increasing Indigenous enrolments in higher education, through rising employment in mining and other rural industries, to th||12/15/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||Lecture 4: The conceit of wilderness ideology||In her fourth lecture, Professor Langton examines how some beliefs within the nature conservation movement in Australia have perpetuated the idea that Aboriginal people are the enemies of nature, and describes recent examples of Indigenous tractional la||12/8/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||Lecture 3: Old barriers and new models. The private sector, government and the economic empowerment of Aboriginal Australians||In her third lecture, Professor Langton illuminates the experiences of two Aboriginal communities who are levering economic advancement through agreements with mining companies, and examines why it is that the private sector is leading the way in forging||12/1/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||Lecture 2 - From Protectionism to Economic Advancement||In her second lecture, Professor Langton examines the confluence of historical, political and social factors which have created entrenched barriers against the economic advancement of Aboriginal people in Australia.||11/24/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||Lecture 1 - Changing the paradigm: Mining Companies, Native Title and Aboriginal Australians||In this first lecture Professor Langton explores the changing relationship between Aboriginal communities and mining companies since the 1993 Mabo agreement and native title legislation, and asks whether this could offer a model for the economic empowerme||11/17/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
Murdoch did not rise from 22-year-old publisher of a local daily in Australia into the master of multi-media without keen insight and savvy business sense. He might be in his 70s, but he gets the new world order of news better than most of the 30-40 year olds. This is a must listen for anyone involved in the media.
- Category: Society & Culture
- Language: English
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