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Community 2.0: your feedback and commissioning comments

We recently relaunched our new community standards. You sent me 115 emails and hundreds of tweets and Facebook suggestions that will shape what we do next. But we did say the new standards were just the…

Comments please, we’re relaunching our community standards

I’m Cory Zanoni, The Conversation’s new community manager. I was appointed following concerns by some readers (and shared by editors) that there was a lack of civility in many comment threads. My brief…

A year in review: 2013 Stakeholder Report

It’s been a big year for The Conversation. We’d like to share some reflections on the year that was, as well as what lies ahead in 2014, and invite you to take a look at our 2013 Stakeholder Report. Editorial…

Election 2013

So is this the most important election, ever? Here at The Conversation the answer is yes. After all, it’s our first. But it could also be one of the most important for Australian politics. Think of where…

The Conversation Leader Board

We’re often asked which articles are most read on The Conversation and the topics most popular with our readers. Here’s a look behind the scenes at what’s worked best since our launch in March 2011 up…

Who funds The Conversation?

Updated June 2015 Why do we disclose that this university does not contribute? Because The Conversation is made possible through the funding support of 32 of the 39 universities plus CSIRO and several…

Welcome Michelle Grattan

For anyone still catching up on the news, Michelle Grattan is leaving The Age to take up a post as a professorial fellow at the University of Canberra and will join The Conversation as Chief Political…

Bug fixed on author dashboard: a note for contributors

An aspect of this website that many people may not be aware of is the author dashboard. This dashboard shows academic authors how often their stories are read, as well as listing any republications, recent…

A page for you

Signing in now gives you a page on The Conversation all of your own - we call it a reader profile. It’s a place where you can fill in details about yourself for other readers to see. Your profile automatically…