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Recent articles in The Conversation by researchers in our Faculty include:

March 5, 2018

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

Philip Almond, School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry

February 22, 2018

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

Simone Smala, School 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 Ellerton, School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry

February 5, 2018 

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

Kristen Lyons, School of Social Science

January 31, 2018

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

Rebecca Hausler, School of Languages and Cultures

January 17, 2018

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

Ros Petelin, School of Communication and Arts


2017 Articles

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