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What will school education look like by 2020?

Claire Shaw, Education Editor, The Conversation - avatar Claire Shaw, Education Editor, The Conversation

We are going to see more teachers working outside their area of expertise.from www.shutterstock.comIn our series, Better Teachers, we’ll explore how to improve teac...

What are the main challenges facing teacher education in Australia?

Field Rickards, Dean of Education, University of Melbourne - avatar Field Rickards, Dean of Education, University of Melbourne

By investing wisely in the best evidence-based teacher education programs, the government can foster quality teaching without increasing total funding.Paul Miller/AAPIn o...

Tasmanian devils are evolving rapidly to fight their deadly cancer

Menna Elizabeth Jones, Associate professor, University of Tasmania - avatar Menna Elizabeth Jones, Associate professor, University of Tasmania

A healthy devil. Menna JonesFor the past 20 years, an infectious cancer has been killing wild Tasmanian devils, creating a massive challenge for conservationists. But new...

Victoria bans fracking, but leaves questions over gas supply

Samantha Hepburn, Director of the Centre for Energy and Natural Resources Law, Deakin Law School, Deakin University - avatar Samantha Hepburn, Director of the Centre for Energy and Natural Resources Law, Deakin Law School, Deakin University

The Victorian government has announced it will permanently ban unconventional gas, often produced through the controversial process of hydraulic fracturing or “frac...

Dear politicians, please don't endanger world-leading solar research by cutting ARENA

Andrew Blakers, Professor of Engineering, Australian National University - avatar Andrew Blakers, Professor of Engineering, Australian National University

The following is an open letter to parliamentarians from 182 members of Australia’s solar research community.Dear Members of Australia’s 45th Parliament,The f...

Should we be forcing people with severe mental illness to have treatment they don't want?

Christopher Ryan, Clinical Associate Professor, University of Sydney - avatar Christopher Ryan, Clinical Associate Professor, University of Sydney

Until 2013, laws in every Australian state and territory allowed people to be forced to have psychiatric treatment even if they competently refused it.from shutterstock.c...

 

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Research Could Reduce Size of Heart Attacks and Save Lives

Heart Foundation funded research for the NACIAM (N-Acetylcysteine In Acute Myocardial infarction) study, led by Prof John Beltrame at the University o...

5 Easy Ways to Bolster Your Energy When Feeling Faint

At particularly strenuous times in our day-to-day lives, sometimes we can begin to feel faint. Whether these are emotionally stressful times or physic...

Rydges Hotel South Bank Brisbane Short Stays

Brisbane is about to welcome an unprecedented season of events, entertainment and celebrations, and so, fresh from completing a breathtaking $30 milli...