Still Curious is on mid-season break, returning in August.

Season 1

Travis Yuan - special education and early childhood teacher | S1E11

In this episode: What happens in a special school classroom. Joys and challenges of working with special needs kids. Holistic education, personalised learning and free play approaches. Similarities and differences between spe...

Kat Daley – youth work researcher and practitioner | S1E10

In this episode: Deep dive into the realities of chronic disadvantage, inherited poverty and life on the margins. Making choices in tragic circumstances. What's involved in running the largest youth work degree program in Aus...

Bo Alroe - sales leader and enterprise software specialist | S1E9

In this episode: Deep dive into the journey of growing an enterprise software company from how it got started, through growth phase, internationalisation and eventual acquisition. How most people think about sales, why that’s...

Danu Poyner - thoughts on care, learning and curiosity | S1E8

In this episode: Solo episode in 'audio-essay' style on the connection between curiosity, learning and care, intercut with highlights on this theme from episodes so far. Excerpts From: S1E2 Myles Tankle (55:07) S1E3 Eleanor C...

Kathryn Harris - hydrogeologist and nature lover | S1E7

In this episode: Finding a love of geology and the environment. A path that through dropping out of music school and waitressing in outback Australia to managing multi-million dollar groundwater projects. Finding a search par...

Peter Gilderdale - calligrapher and design history lecturer | S1E6

In this episode: What’s involved in being a professional calligrapher, what’s driving a recent resurgence of interest in calligraphy among young people, and why it is that so many good calligraphers also turn out to be good a...

Gail Reichert - leadership and people development consultant | S1E5

In this episode: Creating a safe and engaging learning space to participate freely, especially when some people may start out thinking ‘well this is going to be bullshit’. Examining the rules we carry around inside our heads,...

Carl Leducq - games producer and podcaster | S1E4

In this episode: Why following your curiosity can give you a competitive edge. The concept of ‘action buddies’ and the importance of putting yourself out there and getting something done. Overcoming doubts. Different ways of ...

Eleanor Colla - tertiary librarian and research support professional | S1E3

In this episode: the idea of research ‘impact’, how academics get lost in the system and what role curiosity has in the world of professional academic research. Care, cardigans and what it’s like to have a love-hate relations...

Myles Tankle - theatre maker and change management professional | S1E2

In this episode: What Myles and Danu both learned working at Apple that they still use today. What being a medical role play actor entails. What’s involved in transitioning a large network of cemeteries back to the office aft...

Introductions | S1E1

It's the very first episode! Usually there will be guests but for the first one it's just Danu explaining what the podcast is about, what he's doing it and what he hopes to achieve with it. About the Host: Danu has been think...