Big Ideas - Separate stories podcast

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ABC Radio National presents material from Big Ideas web and TV to bring you the best public talks, debates and lectures from Australia and around the world. The whole program cut up into separate stories - allows easy skipping from one story to the next so you can pick and choose.

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Title: No barriers to inclusion for people with disabilities

Let's imagine how science will shape our future

April 16th, 2020

A hundred years from now, will you be taking a pill or using your own cells to cure disease? This is just one of the predictions from four futurists who… Go to Episode

Are you tired of being tired?

March 26th, 2020

Despite your best efforts do you struggle to get enough sleep or to wake up feeling refreshed ? Tiredness is a common complaint as the working day extends… Go to Episode

CBC Massey Lecture 2 - The Mating Game

January 21st, 2020

Sally Armstrong argues the future depends on equality for women and girls. In her second CBC Massey Lecture, she discusses sex: the history of sex, sex… Go to Episode

How Australia got its unique system of voting and elections

December 23rd, 2019

In Australia we compel citizens to vote, or at least to submit a ballot paper. But this is not the only way Australia does elections differently Go to Episode