Will Dyson sketching close to the German lines on the Western Front, 29 May 1918.
Australian authorities sent artists to the WW1 battlefields to interpret and commemorate war. But unlike similar schemes in Britain and Canada, ours neglected the war experience at home and the perspective of women artists.
National apologies for abuse are important, but children in institutional care also need better support transitioning to adulthood.
Young people leaving out-of-home care aren't receiving the support they need to further their educations and transition successfully to adulthood.
In today’s apology, survivors of institutional child sexual abuse will receive formal acknowledgment of the systems that failed them and the harm done to them.
Today's apology is of great significance, not just to survivors but the whole country. Now political and institutional leaders need to tell us what changes will be made to ensure it never happens again.
Certain students are more likely to buy essays, and they may not even know it’s wrong.
If we view tertiary education as a commodity rather than an enlightening pursuit, practices such as essay buying will become more common.
A redress scheme for LGBT service members could be modelled after the process set up for those who had experienced abuse in the ADF.
State governments have apologised for past laws discriminating against LGBT people. LGBT service members deserve the same from the ADF, as well as a path toward redress.
L'indice de masse corporelle prend en compte votre poids et votre taille, et c'est tout.
Qui n’a jamais calculé son indice de masse corporelle, afin de savoir si son poids était gage de bonne santé ? Cet indicateur est pourtant loin d’être aussi pertinent qu’il est populaire…
Most people never have the chance to see how animals live in laboratories.
Since 2012, more than 120 of Britain’s universities, research institutions and pharmaceutical companies have signed a public pledge committing them to greater openness in their animal research programs.
How much does ATAR matter when selecting teacher education students?
Some universities accept students into their teaching degree programs with an ATAR as low as 35. Do we need to raise the bar, or are other factors more important than a high ATAR for teachers?
We can’t target certain areas for weight loss, but losing it from anywhere is good.
Fat around the abdominal organs is a different kind of fat – it releases chemicals into our body.
Stories take children on imaginary adventures.
Photo by Mazyar Hooshidar.
Reading styles vary in effectiveness. Here are six things you can do, based on research, to help your child get the most out of shared reading.
The number of women dentists collapsed after new regulations in the 1930s.
As Australia started to professionalise the change was led by industries dominated by women.
It isn’t enough to just tell us to Be Active or Move It.
The government's new exercise campaign encourages us to get 30 minutes of physical activity a day. But while ads can get us to change our attitudes, they're unlikely to change our behaviour.
Nagging can make learning music a misery for everyone. But there are better ways to encourage your child to play.
Nagging or bribing a child to practise their musical instrument only makes the activity feel like a chore. Here's how to support your child and bring back harmony to the whole family.
William Blake, Pity, 1795, Tate.
William Blake/Wikimedia Commons
The Romantics - including poets William Blake and William Wordsworth - lived in the 18th century, but their passionate ideas about imagination and nature are still influential today.
The man who plowed a van into a crowd in Toronto was a member of the so-called ‘incel’ community.
Men who subscribe to ideological masculinity believe that women's empowerment has left them victimised and discriminated against. And they play out their resentment through violent acts.
Australian book clubs are overwhelmingly white, middle-aged, middle-class and female.
Most book clubs are white and middle-class. Even today, books and reading can presume a divide between Indigenous oral story-telling and non-Indigenous literacy.
Afternoon traffic into Nairobi’s CBD.
Research shows that cities benefit from car-free days in many ways.
BMI takes into account your height and your weight, and that’s it.
All five experts said BMI is not ideal for determining the health of your weight.
In a survey of 159 academics, nearly half reported sexual abuse or harassment.
"Fight sexism": graffiti in Turin November 2016
Academics and PhD students from a number of Australian universities have reported sexualised bullying, unfair workloads, sexual harassment and in some cases even sexual assault, usually from their superiors and supervisors.
Whenever you get a chance, even if it’s only ten minutes, engage in shared reading activities.
Early shared reading is linked to a number of benefits for children, including better performance in NAPLAN, reading, writing, spelling, grammar and mathematics.