• How do you judge tough military decisions?

    Anders Furze     |      November 24, 2019

    New research investigates the role of hindsight in assessing a difficult military decision and how the outcome of that action can bias our judgement of whether it was appropriate or even legal.

  • What’s the next big thing in science?

    Anders Furze     |      August 14, 2019

    As National Science Week celebrates scientific discovery across Australia, we ask what’s likely to be the ‘next big thing’ in some of the most exciting fields of science research.

  • Taking positive psychology into the classroom

    Anders Furze     |      July 24, 2019

    Positive psychology in schools can help students maintain their well-being and develop the skills they need for study and later life.

  • Protecting the world from pandemics

    Anders Furze     |      March 19, 2019

    Creating mathematical and computational models of infectious diseases such as pandemic flu gives governments and health policy-makers a toolkit to predict and respond to the threats posed by potential pandemics.

  • Why belief in a flat Earth is increasing

    Anders Furze     |      January 12, 2019

    The Earth is demonstrably a sphere, and yet belief in a ‘flat Earth’ is increasing. However amusing at first glance, this misapprehension points to people’s increasing preference for ill informed internet bubbles rather than expert analysis or fact based critical thinking.