The Future of Podcast Episode

Episode: Children’s Online Privacy

Monday, 24 May 2021

What’s the impact of parents sharing content of their children online? And what rights do children have in this space?

In this episode, Jessica is joined by Dr Anna Bunn, Deputy Head of Curtin Law School and Tama Leaver, Professor of Internet Studies at Curtin University to discuss “sharenting” – the growing practice of parents sharing images and data of their children online. The three examine the social, legal and developmental impacts a life-long digital footprint can have on a child.

Episode: Sex Education

Tuesday, 27 April 2021

How can schools improve our understanding of consent, sexuality and sex positivity?
In this episode, Amelia and Jessica are joined by sexology expert Dr Jacqueline Hendriks. The three discuss which topics feature in Australia’s sex education curriculum and what changes could be made to promote more respectful and meaningful sexual relationships.

Episode: Air Quality

Monday, 12 April 2021

Everyday, we breathe in more hazardous chemicals and gases at home, work and in the environment than you think.

In this episode, Amelia and Jessica chat with Associate Professor Debbie Silvester-Dean about the hazardous gases in our homes and workplaces, and how cutting-edge research in electrochemistry will drive innovation in the detection of hazardous substances.

In early 2021, Debbie won the Australian Academy of Science’s Le Fèvre medal for chemistry research.

Episode: Gender

Monday, 15 March 2021

What does it mean to be ‘gender diverse’? And should gender even matter?

In this episode, Amelia and Jessica are joined by gender and sexuality expert Misty Farquhar from the Curtin University Centre for Human Rights Education. The three delve deep into gender diversity, inclusivity and the right age to transition.

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