Delegates at this week’s marine science conference in Fremantle take a plastic-free coffee break.
This year's national conference of the Australian Marine Science Association is a plastic-free zone, as marine scientists aim to reduce the environmental burden of throwaway plastic.
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Universities play a significant role in the high and rising air travel footprint – and they need to do more about it.
Professor Peter Higgs, joint winner of the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physics.
The unavoidable regime of publication pervades contemporary academic life across the world. While presented as a virtuous thing, it can actually suffocate the academic profession.
It’s not often that academic conferences get attention from anyone other than academics themselves.
A usual academic event had a rather unusual impact earlier this month – a conference drew international media attention. Fat Studies: Reflective Intersections took place at Massey University in Wellington…