Bold thinking, social conscience

Big FAT Ideas Series 3 - Vice-Chancellor's introduction

Professor John Dewar introduces the "bold thinking with a conscience" series.

The media on climate change: a perfect storm of miscommunication

We are now in the middle of perfect storm of miscommunication about climate change.

Science and society: Transforming the curriculum

Science is seen as a necessary part of school education for all students but Australian students are turning away from studying science.

Giving Sudanese-Australians a voice in the media

The Australian Human Rights Commission has highlighted the discrimination experienced by African-Australians in contemporary Australia.

Risk and fear, and why parents don't let their children go places by themselves

Why do we often restrict what children can do or where they can go by themselves?

The challenge of neglected diseases in the developing world

Economic and social development, not to mention quality of life, in developing countries are constrained by many factors, including disease.