Showing up at school board meetings might not sound as exciting as marching in the streets. But it can be an effective way to change things at the local level.
Relocation from risky areas is the only safe response.
In the digital age, libraries got creative about how to translate services they've always offered into new formats. And they've transformed their spaces to have a variety of community uses.
Tech fixes to environmental problems are guaranteed to grab attention, but real change for the planet requires community organising.
A new study found that community-based wildlife conservation can quickly result in clear ecological success.
The Inuit town of Clyde River has won a long battle to stop Arctic seismic testing. The Supreme Court ruled the Inuit weren't adequately consulted. What does that mean for future consultations?
Funding for research in Australia could soon depend on how much researchers engage with others who could benefit from and help out with the work.
Mentoring programs can be enormously valuable for students, both in terms of their academic performance and their professional development.
Cities are home to many different people who will not always agree. We need to learn to embrace public debate as an ongoing, constructive process for working through diverse views and values.
There's no 'one size fits all' approach. But a lot of little things – from colors to appliance noise – can make a big difference.
Many of us enter a new year reflecting on where we have been and our plans for the future. For some, this will mean acknowledging that a couple more kilos have crept on over the past year.
Evidence-based solutions to our systemic dilemmas won't be conjured out of thin air. Universities, governments and businesses all have to work together.
Universities may be facing a crisis of relevance but a growing number of academics are tackling this issue head on.
Urban planners tend to be attuned to council and community politics. They are less well informed when it comes to applying the findings of research to improve the quality of their work.