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    • Ideas whose time has come: from cosmology to cancer 

      Davies, Paul; Adelaide Festival Corporation (Radio Adelaide, 2013-10)
      Adelaide Festival of Ideas session, Freemasons Main Hall, 6:30 pm, Thursday 17th October, 2013. Chaired by Robert Phiddian and Phillip Adams. From dark energy to the Higgs boson, from cancer folklore to synthetic biology: ...
    • Know your meme 

      Marlton, Andrew; Adelaide Festival Corporation (Radio Adelaide, 2013-10)
      Twitter’s secret girlfriend and self-proclaimed national treasure First Dog on the Moon explains how the internet is full of trolls, why old people should be frightened and how cat gifs will save democracy. If you don’t ...
    • Looking to the stars: in search of our place in the universe 

      Davies, Paul; Bland, Phil; Williams, Sean; Dryza, Kristina; Pederick, Ben; Adelaide Festival Corporation (Radio Adelaide, 2013-10)
      A fascination with time and space has been part of the human story since we first looked up. A select group from across the program explores this obsession with the night sky and asks what this says about our imaginations ...
    • Radio Adelaide recording list 

      Unknown author (2013)
    • Relaxed, comfortable and still not satisfied 

      Keane, Bernard; Crabb, Annabel; Harcourt, Tim; Adelaide Festival Corporation (Radio Adelaide, 2013-10)
      Australia survived the global financial crisis relatively unscathed. Our cities have some of the highest standards of living in the world. No doubt income inequality is getting wider, but it’s hard to argue with Australia’s ...
    • Resilience (Joy MacLennan Oration) 

      Deveson, Anne; Adelaide Festival Corporation (Radio Adelaide, 2013-10)
      Anne Deveson’s distinguished career combines her media experience with a long-standing concern for social justice. In her book, Resilience (2003), Anne asks ‘How is it that some people can be resilient in adversity, while ...
    • Safety in clusters 

      Sölvell, Örjan; Adelaide Festival Corporation (Radio Adelaide, 2013-10)
      European countries have been using cluster development for economic and industrial sustainability for about 20 years. Could a similar approach work for South Australia? Special guest Professor Örjan Sölvell will examine ...
    • Sex bonding and dominance in bonobos 

      Parish, Amy; Adelaide Festival Corporation (Radio Adelaide, 2013-10)
      The mating behavior of the apes is comical, complex and fascinating. Chimpanzee societies are physically aggressive, male-bonded and male-dominated. Their close relatives (and ours), the bonobos, differ: females bond with ...
    • Story time rebooted 

      Dena, Christy; Hyde, Sophie; Adelaide Festival Corporation (Radio Adelaide, 2013-10)
      The web allows more people than ever to build their own narratives and connect with others. As the price of digital technologies goes down, and the access to high-speed internet goes up, how is this transforming the way ...
    • A twist in time 

      Crooks, Daniel; Weschler, Lawrence; Adelaide Festival Corporation (Radio Adelaide, 2013-10)
      One of the main threads of Daniel Crook’s striking moving image artworks at the Samstag Museum is the treatment of time as a spatial dimension, as a tangible and malleable material. Crooks meets with Lawrence Weschler, ...
    • Why do nations fail? Why did Australia prosper? The rise and fall of economic ideas 

      Sölvell, Örjan; Adelaide Festival Corporation (Radio Adelaide, 2013-10)
      How many good ideas fail to take off? What are the essential elements that drive innovation and economic sustainability at the micro and macro level? Professor Örjan Sölvell explores the imperative to acquire buy-in from ...