Existing evidence points to women’s greater accumulation of credentials being due to implicit biases woven throughout workplace dynamics.
Women have up to one-and-a-half year's extra education, and nearly a full year's extra workforce experience, than required for their job.
The current social housing construction rate – barely 3,000 dwellings a year – does not even keep pace with rising need, let alone make inroads into today’s backlog.
A tenfold increase in building is needed to overcome the current social housing shortfall and cover projected growth in need. But it can be done, and direct public investment is the cheapest way.
Most of Kyoto’s narrow streets could become no-car zones.
The city where the Kyoto Protocol was signed resolved some years ago to move away from cars and towards low-emission alternatives for getting around. And it's making real progress towards that goal.
Solar flares captured on the Sun.
When dozens of US mines planted in waters off the Vietnam coast detonated almost simultaneously in 1972, all eyes turned to the Sun for an explanation.
The absence of women rockers such as Chrissie Amphlett (pictured here in 2006) from an Oz playlist promoted by the prime minister speaks volumes about how women are excluded from the music canon.
The PM's Spotify playlists are significant as they offer insight into what he sees as valuable in popular culture. They also remind us how women are excluded from the music canon.
Biologists are gathering evidence of green algae (pictured here in Kuwait) becoming carbohydrate-rich but less nutritious, due to increased carbon dioxide levels. As science fiction becomes science fact, new forms of storytelling are emerging.
As we enter the age of the Anthropocene, there is a growing recognition of different kinds of 'un-real' storytelling.
Education minister Dan Tehan wants research grants to articulate how the research would further the national interests of Australia.
A few days have now passed since we learnt that in 2017 the former Minister for Education and Training, Simon Birmingham, secretly rejected 11 grants recommended by the Australian Research Council. Naturally…
An impression of biodiversity sensitive urban design (BSUD) developed by the authors in collaboration with Mauro Baracco, Jonathan Ware and Catherine Horwill of RMIT’s School of Architecture and Design.
Australian cities are home to many threatened species but are also where biodiversity is being destroyed by development. But what if planning and design processes built nature into the urban fabric?
The community environment clearly has a large influence on child development, but exactly which factors are most important?
Research has started to identify the key factors in creating communities that promote good early childhood development.
Does your habit affect your daily life? Have you had to seek medical attention?
Body-focused repetitive behaviours are related to obsessive compulsive disorder. You can stop the picking, pulling and biting.
There is majority public support for the proposed extensions of anti-discrimination law to teachers.
The current loophole for religious schools does not reflect what the majority of Australia thinks about education, religion and LGBTIQ+ people.
While local content makes up a small proportion of the Australian Netflix catalogue, Netflix has also heavily promoted Australian shows overseas, such as Hannah Gadsby’s standup show Nanette.
While the figures may seem alarming, we should remember that, unlike free-to-air TV, subscription video-on-demand services are not regulated for local content.
Many of Australia’s biggest emitters have not yet engaged with the Emissions Reduction Fund.
AAP Image/Dave Hunt
The federal government has signalled its intent to prolong the Emissions Reduction Fund. But surveys of business leaders reveal widespread cynicism about a scheme perceived as politicised and bureaucratic.
Keli Lane is serving an 18-year sentence for the 1996 murder of her infant daughter.
An investigation by RMIT researchers shows that police failed to disclose 2,000 recordings of Keli Lane to defence attorneys. Failure to disclose evidence is a common issue in criminal cases.
Generally speaking the risks of sexual assault or homicide from an unknown male perpetrator in a public place are low.
The additional precautions many women take when travelling alone help us manage our fears and feel more empowered to enter into public spaces.
The majority of NDIS participants are happy with the support they’ve received under the scheme.
The NDIS is required by law to provide 'reasonable and necessary' supports. But what this means is often subjective, and depends on the assessor.
Putting people rather than profits at the centre of banking culture is possible, but difficult.
In his three volume 1,000 page interim report Commissioner Hayne has built an irrefutable case for root and branch reform.
ABC staff call for chairman Justin Milne to step aside at a meeting on Wednesday.
Flaws in the ABC Act set up conflict and allow the government to pressure it.
Men are more often the instigators for bringing smart home technology into the home and managing their operation.
While networked entertainment systems, automated security, mood lights and voice-controlled thermostats make homes more secure and productive, they're also just good fun.
Different skin tones need different amounts of UV light to activate vitamin D in the skin.
UV ratings indicate risk of skin damage – but they're based on pale skin. New wrist bands designed for six different tones of skin provide a more personalised way to track safe UV exposure.