Listen to Covid Policy, Parkinson's Disease, and a Comet We Can Chill About52:1119 April 2022

Professor Nancy Baxter, Head of Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, Melbourne University, provides a covid global health update, and explores covid policy; Dr Leah Beauchamp from the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health explains how Parkinson's disease begins twenty years before tremors even start in the body, and how a neurologist determines if you have Parkinson's disease if you showcase three hallmark symptoms. And the team explore human evolution; sealed core samples of the moon; a recent study into the act of forgetting, and how the comet in our solar system won't be heading for Earth anytime soon. With presenters Dr. Shane, Chris KP, and Dr. Lauren.
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Listen to Dr Shane's 'Chat with a Nobel Laureate' at a University of Melbourne-Comprehensive Cancer PhD Program event.

Dr Shane chats with Psychologist Emma-Rose Parsons from Spectrum House about teacher and school staff mental health as we approach the start of the school year and a return to face-to-face learning.


The podcast intro and outro theme is Soft Illusion and was generously provided by Andras.

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