Fri, 22/08/2014 - Shoba Ranganathan
Bioinformatics joins biology and computing together to analyse data from biological samples. Professor Shoba Ranganathan recently hosted a conference that addressed how we can mine biological data to quantify health and develop preventive healthcare strategies.
Wed, 20/08/2014 - David Zyngier
The federal government is endorsing chaplains to provide advice and care to school children. Dr David Zyngier from the Faculty of Education at Monash University says the essential fault of the program is that it is compulsory to put a religious person in this position.
Tue, 19/08/2014 - Patrick Walsh
The government has announced a review of the national anti-terrorism legislation, including changes to mandatory data retention. Intelligence and security expert Dr Patrick Walsh explains the proposed changes and puts them into a global context.
Why students’ full learning potential isn’t maximised in higher education (and what we’re doing about it)
Wed, 13/08/2014 - Adam Brimo
Students learn best when they actively construct their own knowledge and understanding. Adam Brimo explains how the learning platform OpenLearning aims to change the current model of higher education and align it with how students really learn.