UQ Alumni Podcast

UQ Alumni Podcast

Continue your lifelong learning journey by tuning into our range of podcasts featuring leading academics and expert alumni from The University of Queensland.

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June 13, 2022 47 min
National house prices have risen at record rates. Today, over 400,000 Australians are in need of affordable housing and over 150,000 are on public housing waiting lists (source: ACOSS). As homelessness increases and support systems are stretched to the limit, the root causes of housing insecurity, and the barriers to affordable housing, remain sources of debate. Our panel of experts share their research into this growing crisis, ...
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This podcast was recorded at a live event held in Melbourne in May 2022. There’s no shortage of uncertainty in the world right now – and in turbulent times like these we really need inspired leadership to navigate the path forward. But what are the hallmarks of good leadership in the midst of turbulence and disruption? In this conversation with high-performing leaders across a diverse range of industries, we’ll explore the strat...
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August 16, 2021 18 min
The theme for the 2021 Jacaranda Society Morning Tea, held at Customs House in Brisbane, Australia, was ‘Impact of Bequest Giving’. Sadly, due to a snap COVID-19 lockdown in South East Queensland, the event was not able to proceed in person, as originally planned. While we are disappointed the event did not go ahead, the health and safety of our community was our highest priority. We have been working behind the scenes to delive...
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Restoring trust in major institutions is high on the agenda in Australia. While recent public enquiries have uncovered systematic failings of ethical culture, integrity, and governance in a number of sectors, they also provide a platform for change and rebuilding trust.
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Hear from industry experts on the topics of environmental offsets, sustainability policy, circular economy and more. As the current pandemic sets the new vision for global action towards an inclusive and sustainable world, the success of organisations depends on their approach to sustainability. In particular, how they localise and integrate practices across sustainable business models, ESG indicators, climate finance and environm...
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This edition of the Global Leadership Series, held at Custom’s House in Brisbane, Australia, asks the question ‘What’s it all about? Constitution, Treaty, Voice.’ When the Uluru Statement from the Heart was released in 2017, it called for an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice to be enshrined in the Australian Constitution. It was an important moment in our country’s history, calling for structural reform to enable Aborig...
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From droughts to raging bushfires to devastating floods, Australia has seen an alarming increase in the severity of weather events in recent years. Despite this, many believe our nation’s political leaders have failed to take real action against the threat of climate change. But why is this? And what role does science reporting play in this narrative? Join award-winning journalists and UQ graduates Marian Wilkinson and Tegan T...
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Join award-winning journalist, Madonna King, for this in-conversation series with some of UQ’s highest achieving alumni – the 2020 UQ Alumni Award winners. In this conversation, Madonna King speaks to Colleges' UQ Alumni Award recipient, Sally McPherson. For more information on our 2020 UQ Alumni Award winners, visit alumni.uq.edu.au/awards/alumni. Join the UQ Alumni-to-Alumni (A2A) mentoring platform. You never know where t...
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Join award-winning journalist, Madonna King, for this in-conversation series with some of UQ’s highest achieving alumni – the 2020 UQ Alumni Award winners. In this conversation, Madonna King speaks to UQ Vice-Chancellor's Alumni Excellent Award recipient, Professor Phillippa Diedrichs. For more information on our 2020 UQ Alumni Award winners, visit alumni.uq.edu.au/awards/alumni. Join the UQ Alumni-to-Alumni (A2A) mentoring ...
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Join award-winning journalist, Madonna King, for this in-conversation series with some of UQ’s highest achieving alumni – the 2020 UQ Alumni Award winners. In this conversation, Madonna King speaks to UQ Sportsman of the Year, Angus Scott-Young. For more information on our 2020 UQ Alumni Award winners, visit alumni.uq.edu.au/awards/alumni. Join the UQ Alumni-to-Alumni (A2A) mentoring platform. You never know where the next conve...
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Join award-winning journalist, Madonna King, for this in-conversation series with some of UQ’s highest achieving alumni – the 2020 UQ Alumni Award winners. In this conversation, Madonna King speaks to UQ Vice-Chancellor's Alumni Excellence award recipient, Paul Compton. For more information on our 2020 UQ Alumni Award winners, visit alumni.uq.edu.au/awards/alumni. Join the UQ Alumni-to-Alumni (A2A) mentoring platform. You ne...
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Join award-winning journalist, Madonna King, for this in-conversation series with some of UQ’s highest achieving alumni – the 2020 UQ Alumni Award winners. In this conversation, Madonna King speaks to UQ Graduate of the Year, Jo Auer. For more information on our 2020 UQ Alumni Award winners, visit alumni.uq.edu.au/awards/alumni. Join the UQ Alumni-to-Alumni (A2A) mentoring platform. You never know where the next conversation co...
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Join award-winning journalist, Madonna King, for this in-conversation series with some of UQ’s highest achieving alumni – the 2020 UQ Alumni Award winners. In this conversation, Madonna King speaks to Distinguished Young Alumni Award recipient, Dr Michael Bonning. For more information on our 2020 UQ Alumni Award winners, visit https://alumni.uq.edu.au/awards/alumni. Stay connected with UQ Alumni on social media: Instagram: www....
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Join award-winning journalist, Madonna King, for this in-conversation series with some of UQ’s highest achieving alumni – the 2020 UQ Alumni Award winners. In this conversation, Madonna King speaks to UQ Vice-Chancellor's Alumni Award recipient, Rob Caslick. For more information on our 2020 UQ Alumni Award winners, visit https://alumni.uq.edu.au/awards/alumni. Stay connected with UQ Alumni on social media: Instagram: www.ins...
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With the current economic outlook, how should you navigate through these uncertainties to make the right investment moves? Is it possible to diversify your investment portfolio and maintain a healthy wealth management profile during an economic downturn? Hear from three personal finance experts Effie Zahos, Professor Shaun Bond and Andrew Courtney in as they answer your questions and share some practical investment tips for young p...
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Join award-winning journalist, Madonna King, for this in-conversation series with some of UQ’s highest achieving alumni – the 2020 UQ Alumni Award winners. In this conversation, Madonna King speaks to UQ Alumnus of the Year, The Honourable Matthew Foley. For more information on our 2020 UQ Alumni Award winners, visit https://alumni.uq.edu.au/awards/alumni. Stay connected with UQ Alumni on social media: Instagram: www.instagram....
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Join award-winning journalist, Madonna King, for this in-conversation series with some of UQ’s highest achieving alumni – the 2020 UQ Alumni Award winners. In this conversation, Madonna King speaks to Distinguished Young Alumni Award recipient, Tamara Richardson. For more information on our 2020 UQ Alumni Award winners, visit alumni.uq.edu.au/awards/alumni. Stay connected with UQ Alumni on social media: Instagram: www.instagram....
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Enjoy this conversation with journalist, Madonna King, and UQ Vice-Chancellor's Alumni Excellence award recipient, Lawrence Au. Lawrence Au received his MBA from UQ in 1982. He has been at the forefront of Asia’s financial industry for more than 35 years. For more information on our 2020 UQ Alumni Award winners, visit alumni.uq.edu.au/awards/alumni. Join the UQ Alumni-to-Alumni (A2A) mentoring platform. You never know where ...
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Join award-winning journalist, Madonna King, for this in-conversation series with some of UQ’s highest achieving alumni – the 2020 UQ Alumni Award winners. In this conversation, Madonna King speaks to UQ International Alumnus of the Year award recipient, Fauna Ibramogy. Fauna studied her Masters of Agribusiness at UQ in 2012 and 2013. She is the national program officer for economic development with the Embassy of Switzerland. Sh...
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Join award-winning journalist, Madonna King, for this in-conversation series with some of UQ’s highest achieving alumni – the 2020 UQ Alumni Award winners. In this conversation, Madonna King speaks to UQ Distinguished Young Alumni Award recipient, Dr John Maunder. For more information on our 2020 UQ Alumni Award winners, visit https://alumni.uq.edu.au/awards/alumni. Stay connected with UQ Alumni on social media: Instagram: www.i...
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