• Politics and Policy

    Australian democracy demands a proper debate


    Dominic O'Sullivan |  August 20, 2019


    Australian democracy is failing to deal with the complex interrelationships between coal and climate change, regional security interests, human rights and trade but today’s political culture of slogans and disengagement from proper debate and scrutiny makes it harder still.


  • Science and Technology

    Unraveling the stories in our stars


    Charles Kemp |  August 20, 2019


    Throughout time, humankind has looked to the stars and recounted the meaning they see. We know this is true of many cultures, in many places. But time and place have influenced those narratives and how they were passed on.


  • Science and Technology

    Becoming a STEM-inist


    Amy Shepherd |  August 20, 2019


    When PhD candidate Amy Shepherd began her career in science, she didn’t dream that within a few years she’d be rubbing shoulders with Nobel Prize winners but still wondering where all the women are.


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