17 results found for Bite-sized lectures

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The science behind sourdough

Have you ever wondered what makes sourdough special? Dr Kate Howell, who teaches in the Master of Food Science, explains the science behind our latest obsession in this bite-sized lecture.

Why do designers draw?

Many great creations start with a drawing. Theo Blankley, who teaches in the Bachelor of Design, explains why drawing is an important part of the design process in this bite-sized lecture.

Three ways AI is transforming agriculture and food

We're charting the way as a world pioneer in the application of AI in food science and agriculture. Learn about the technology that is helping to save wine from bushfire smoke, measuring our unconscious responses to food and creating smart farms and vineyards.

Managing your personal finances

What does the future have in-store for finance? In this bite-sized lecture, Professor Carsten Murawski from the Department of Finance and co-director of the Brain, Mind & Markets Laboratory explains why managing your personal finances can be so tricky and how technology is set to help.

What music theatre can teach you about life

Music theatre is a genre with a rich and diverse history which continues to develop and evolve. Tyran Parke, Head of VCA Music Theatre, talks about its wide reach, and the physical and emotional journey of being a performer.

Agriculture can be climate neutral by 2030

Climate neutral agriculture is becoming achievable. Find out more about what can be done with Professor Richard Eckard, who teaches in the Bachelor of Agriculture and Master of Agricultural Sciences.

The link between transport and infectious diseases

What does economics have to do with healthcare? Dr John Tang, Senior Lecturer in Economics, explains how the study of economic history can help us understand the problems of today, including the spread of infectious diseases like COVID-19.

The value of board games

Did you know that board games are a form of technology? Engineering lecturer Dr Melissa Rogerson examines our love of all things board games and their fascinating 5,000-year history.

How to look after yourself

How can we flourish in life, even when things aren’t going well? Associate Professor Peggy Kern from the Centre for Wellbeing Science (CWS) at the Melbourne Graduate School of Education takes us through the ways we can not only look after ourselves but thrive.

Human rights law and practice

How can we use human rights to solve some of the world’s most wicked problems? In this bite-size lecture, Professor John Tobin, lecturer in The Melbourne Juris Doctor (JD) discusses the processes needed for change.
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