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Jane Goodall is one extraordinary human being. The English primatologist is now 80 but still spends about 300 days of the year travelling, working and talking up holistic programs on animals, humans and the environment.

Big Ideas - Episode 72-Jane Goodall in Conversation with Jennifer Byrne

Jane Goodall is one extraordinary human being. The English primatologist is now 80 but still spends about 300 days of the year travelling, working and talking up holistic programs on animals, humans and the environment.

Big Ideas - Episode 73-Boyer Lecture 2014: Suzanne Cory

Professor Suzanne Cory describes her career as "A lifelong love affair with DNA", she highlights the importance of researching and investing in biotechnology at the 2014 Boyer Lecture.

Big Ideas - Episode 75- Melbourne Writers Festival 2014: Understanding Addiction

Having a former cop alongside a former addict on the panel works pretty well. They've both been on the frontline with prostitution, addiction and policing; but they have respectful differences. They tackle a broad range of issues a round drugs and addiction. Is decriminalisation part of the answer?

Big Ideas - Episode 76- Towards a World Without Dementia: Ita Buttrose

Dementia is probably one of the diseases we fear most. But this well informed panel talks preventative measures and care and it's not all gloomy by any means. Featuring dementia advocate Ita Buttrose

Big Ideas - Ep77- Sydney Ideas: Why is it so hard to talk about peace in Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka's violent civil war ended in 2009 but is the island nation living in peace? And how should peace be defined? by an absence of war? Academic Gilberto Algar-Faria ventures some answers to these questions in this address in Sydney.

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