Professor Nadia Rosenthal

Regenerative medicine on scientific frontier

“We can’t reverse time, and time has an effect on any biological organism. The question is how do you respond to the ravages of time. As we talk about these organisms that seem to get through their lives to a grand old age and somehow manage to resist all of the normal degenerative effects of running your engine for many years, it occurs to me that we will be able to be healthier for longer and in some ways, that’s what we all want. That’s really the promise of regenerative medicine.”

Joe Williams

Fighting the good fight

Former NRL player and professional boxer, Wiradjuri man Joe Williams, uses the stories of his struggle with mental health and identity to help others who don’t know where to turn.

Ultra runner Lisa Tamati

Ultrarunner with a big heart

In this conversation, Rare Air 27, Lisa talks about her path to ultra running, about courage, leadership, and the deepest sense of living that she’s gained from putting one foot in front of the other.

Rare Air is back

I’m thrilled to announce I got my act together. The Rare Air podcast is back. After a long time planning a new podcast, refining an approach and trying to think …

Meri with Matthew Reilly

Matthew Reilly has many fans

There wasn’t much notice before my booking to speak with blockbuster novelist Matthew Reilly for Dymocks. I had ten days to get across the body of work he’d amassed since …

Liz Byrski

Fancy a coffee with Liz Byrski?

Next Wednesday July 4th at 9.30am I’ll be in conversation with “the doyenne of women’s literature” Liz Byrski at the Parmelia Hilton, Perth. this will be my third public conversation …

Meeting Chris Riddell

Meeting Chris Riddell

Meeting Chris Riddell was a great opportunity. It’s not often you are handed a portrait of yourself during an interview! UK Children’s Laureate 2015-17, illustrator of over 100 books and …

Meeting Dr Michael Mosley

Meeting Dr Michael Mosley

Meeting Dr Michael Mosley last week, I was reminded what an important health message he has brought to the public over the last six years. He’s been making scientific and …

I did it

I did it!  I started my new podcast! I was nervous this morning though.  That whole thing about “getting started” was actually happening.  The mental block got easier when I …