December 19, 2018

Dramatic advances in forensics expose the need for genetic data legislation

Caitlin CurtisJames HerewardKaren HusseyCentre for Policy Futures


December 19, 2018

Inquiry into LGBTIQ hate crime could improve how police and communities respond

Lisa FeatherstoneHistorical and Philosophical Inquiry


December 17, 2018

Having a second child worsens parents’ mental health: new research

Francisco Perales and Janeen BaxterInstitute for Social Science Research and colleague 


December 13, 2018 

Poor health in Aboriginal children after European colonisation revealed in their skeletal remains

Richard MartinSchool of Social Science and colleagues 


December 12, 2018

Four journalists, one newspaper: Time Magazine’s Person of the Year recognises the global assault on journalism

Peter GresteSchool of Communication and Arts


December 10, 2018

We asked five experts: should I lie to my children about Santa?

Peter EllertonSchool of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry and colleagues


November 30, 2018

Why Australia’s anti-vilification laws matter

Katharine GelberSchool of Political Science and International Studies and colleague


November 23, 2018

In the post-APEC scramble to lavish funds on PNG, here’s what the country really needs

Mark MoranInstitute for Social Science Research 


November 16, 2018 

Man who burnt his wife alive gets at least 27 years’ jail, but not life – as victim was no stranger

Lisa FeatherstoneSchool of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry and colleague 


November 15, 2018 

Marriage has changed dramatically throughout history, but gender inequalities remain

Michelle BradySchool of Social Science and colleague


November 15, 2018

There’s no need for the ‘Chicago principles’ in Australian universities to protect freedom of speech

Katharine GelberSchool of Political Science and International Studies


November 8, 2018 

Machar’s return signals a significant stage in South Sudan’s peace process

Peter RunSchool of Political Science and International Studies 


October 24, 2018 

Tweaking just a few genes in wild plants can create new food crops – but let’s get the regulation right

Caitlin CurtisCentre for Policy Futures and colleague


October 22, 2018 

Turning ‘big brother’ surveillance into a helping hand to the homeless

Andrew Clarke and Cameron ParsellSchool of Social Science


October 11, 2018

Why block subjects might not be best for university student learning

Jason LodgeSchool of Education


October 3, 2018 

World politics explainer: The fall of the Berlin Wall

Andrew BonnellSchool of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry 


September 17, 2018

Spartacus: the rise and rise of an unlikely hero

Alastair BlanshardSchool of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry 


September 14, 2018

How Indigenous women have become targets in a domestic violence system intended to protect them

Robin FitzgeraldSchool of Social Science and colleague


September 14, 2018

Friday essay: who owns a family's story? Why it's time to lift the Berndt field notes embargo

Geoffrey GraySchool of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry


September 5, 2018

Why Australia should invest in paying early childhood educators a liveable wage

Karen ThorpeInstitute for Social Science Research


September 4, 2018

Can we learn from the past in tackling witchcraft-related violence today?

Charlotte-Rose Millar and Daniel MidenaInstitute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities


July 31, 2018

Longman result shows Queensland vote is volatile and One Nation remains potent

Chris SalisburySchool of Political Science and International Studies


July 24, 2018

Australian Ninja Warrior and the death of style and grace in sport

Alastair BlanshardSchool of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry


July 23, 2018

Guide to the classics: The Tale of Genji, a 1,000-year-old Japanese masterpiece

Rebecca Hausler and Tomoko AoyamaSchool of Languages and Cultures 


July 18, 2018

When are meets reality TV our visual literacy is found wanting 

Holly ArdenSchool of Communication and Arts


July 17, 2018

How rising inequality is stalling economies by crippling demand 

Stephen BellSchool of Political Science and International Studies 


June 26, 2018

What's driving Chinese infrastructure investment overseas and how can we make the most of it?

Shahar HameiriSchool of Political Science and International Studies 


June 21, 2018

Lowy Institute Poll shows Australians' support for climate action at its highest level in a decade.

Matt McDonaldSchool of Political Science and International Studies


June 21, 2018

The great irony in punishing universities for 'failing' to uphold freedom of speech

Katharine GelberSchool of Political Science and International Studies


June 8, 2018

How flexischools could help close the gap in Indigenous education.

Marnee ShaeSchool of Education and Centre for Policy Futures


June 8, 2018

Friday essay: what might heaven be like?

Philip AlmondSchool of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry


June 8, 2018

Science in film: from the meaning of time to the marvels of fungi

Peter EllertonSchool of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry


June 8, 2018

Twenty years on, One Nation is still chaotic, controversial and influential

Chris SalisburySchool of Political Science and International Studies


May 18, 2018

Senate report: climate change is a clear and present danger to Australia’s security

Matt McDonaldSchool of Political Science and International Studies


May 15, 2018

Homelessness: Australia's shameful story of policy complacency and failure continues

Cameron Parsell, Institute for Social Science Research


May 11, 2018

Criminals can’t easily edit their DNA out of forensic database

Caitlin CurtisCentre for Policy Futures and colleague


May 3, 2018

DNA facial prediction could make protecting your privacy more difficult

Caitlin CurtisCentre for Policy Futures and colleague


April 18, 2018

From ‘opening the kimono’ to ‘incentivizing’, the war against corporate buzzwords rages on

Roslyn PetelinSchool of Communication and Arts


April 10, 2018

Political interventions have undermined the parole system’s effectiveness and independence

Robin FitzgeraldShannon DoddSchool of Social Science and colleagues


March 29, 2018

Islamic State schooled children as soldiers – how can their ‘education’ be undone?

Tristan DunningSchool of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry and colleague


March 28, 2018

Queensland has saved a Hollywood blockbuster, but the local film industry is still missing out

Ella DonaldSchool of Communication and Arts


March 23, 2018

Low-paid ‘women’s work’: why early childhood educators are walking out

Karen ThorpeISSR and colleagues


March 22, 2018

A beginner’s guide to the foggy wilderness of ambient music

Lawrence EnglishSchool of Communication and Arts


March 19, 2018

Peter Dutton’s ‘fast track’ for white South African farmers is a throwback to a long, racist history

Jon PicciniSchool of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry


March 9, 2018

Weekly Dose: cocaine, the glamour drug of the ’70s, is making a comeback

Jason FerrisISSR and colleagues


March 5, 2018

The Vatican, the exorcists and the return of the Devil in a time of enchantment

Philip AlmondSchool of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry


February 22, 2018

The Winter Olympics reminds us of the value of learning a second language 

Simone SmalaSchool of Education


February 20, 2018

We won’t close the gap if the Commonwealth cuts off Indigenous housing support

Rhonda Phillips, ISSR and colleagues


February 16, 2018

When citizens set the budget: lessons from ancient Greece

David M Pritchard, School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry/ Université de Strasbourg and colleague


February 7, 2018 

How to use critical thinking to spot false climate claims 

Peter EllertonSchool of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry


February 5, 2018 

Vice-chancellors’ salaries are just a symptom of what’s wrong with universities

Kristen LyonsSchool of Social Science


January 31, 2018

Far from white-washing, ABC’s Monkey Magic remake takes us back to its cross-cultural roots

Rebecca HauslerSchool of Languages and Cultures


January 17, 2018

When we needed a new word, Twitter gave us ‘milkshake duck’

Ros PetelinSchool of Communication and Arts