Podcasts and Videos

Are you a visual or audio learner? Or are you just sick of reading all day (we are!) and want your information and advice in a different format? Our video and Podcast page showcases a range of independent producers, making interesting content on academic writing and researching. We add to this list as we discover new talent. If you have found a creator you think should be featured here, please email us.

WhisperCollective Podcast

We want to be the kind of academy we want to see: inclusive, empowered, engaged and kind. We have been holding small networking events in Australia for 5 years and COVID-19 has inspired us to open these to the world. From time to time, we put recordings from these events on our WhisperCollective Podcast feed. Subscribe and see!

Academics talk about The Chair

Four white, female, Australian academics have all the opinions (and feelings) about one of the only TV shows to (almost accurately) represent academic life on the screen. Stay tuned to the feed for future episodes about Apple’s ‘Foundation’ series: how do we imagine universities of the future?

On the Reg

Inger and Jason talk about work, but you know – not in a boring way. Practical, implementable productivity hacks to help you live a more balanced life. Find us on Twitter: @thesiswhisperer and @jasondowns.

The Happivist Podcast

Hello and welcome to The Happtivist Podcast. At Action for Happiness Australia, we want to inspire action for a compassionate and connected society. To do this, we use and share the science of wellbeing, but in a way that you can connect with, understand and apply it immediately. So in this podcast, we promote individual and collective action.We want to empower you with your wellbeing, provide ideas, make connections, and inspire you.

Teachers supporting Teachers

Welcome to ‘Teachers supporting teachers’. The podcast sharing insights into being and becoming a teacher. I’m your host Narelle Lemon, an Associate Professor in Education at Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne Australia, currently working with final year pre-service teachers who require some extra support as they navigate preparing to be a teacher in the current dynamic of COVID-19.

Academic Aunties

Academia. A-CAAAHHH—DEEEMM–AIYA! ACA-DEEM-YAAHH. It is a site of exclusion. For those of us who are first-generation, who are racialized, who are women, and who inhabit social locations that are traditionally unrepresented in this space, academia is full of landmines. This is why we need academic aunties.

The Type Pod

Ever wondered who designed the typefaces you use in your writing? Anitra and Jason are two type nerds, who share the strange and wonderful stories of the typefaces we read every day (and their mutual disdain for Goudy)

Let's Talk SciComm

Hosted by Dr Jen Martin and Dr Michael Wheeler, Let’s Talk SciComm is a podcast from the University of Melbourne’s Science Communication Teaching Program. Listen for advice, tips and interviews about how to communicate science in effective and engaging ways