Is academic writing complex for complexity’s sake?
Twenty years ago a journal published an article that argued that physics is a social construct. The author revealed it was a hoax wrapped up in obscure language, but has anything improved since then?
Following the failed coup in Turkey, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan ordered the sacking of nearly 1,600 deans, 21,000 teachers and 15,000 education bureaucrats.
The sacking of Turkish education staff speaks to a broader agenda of control through removing educated dissident voices.
The long peace is over but we don’t yet know what will come next.
Digital media has the power to inform, but it is also helping some to spread hate. Have we reached the tipping point between order and chaos at the global level?
Changes to life insurance commissions may reduce the incentive for advisers to churn customers through policies.
The life insurance industry has been put on notice about its commissions.
Malcolm Turnbull has called for nationally consistent laws to enable convicted terrorists to be detained at the end of their prison sentence.
A post-sentence regime for convicted terrorists will only keep Australians safe if an accurate assessment of risk is possible.
Mourners gather at a memorial for victims of the Nice, France attacks.
The French novel uniquely blends social critique, personal struggle, entertainment and aesthetics – underpinned by an irony that winks at human weakness. Can it help us in these dark days of extremist violence?
Successful rescue of a company is the ideal rather than the reality.
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The appointment of administrators too often leads to the demise of a company anyway. Salvaging rather than saving might be best.
One can’t accurately predict a rampage shooting based on exposure to violent video games or any other single factor.
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There is agreement that violent video games lead to aggression. But one can't accurately predict a rampage shooting based on exposure to violent video games or any other single factor.
Woolworths CEO Brad Banducci has an unenviable task.
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Woolworths must turn its fortunes around. Does it have the right strategy?
Recent studies have revealed an emerging understanding of the benefits of birthing relationships through the childbearing process.
Dallas Rogers speaks with Hannah Dahlen and Jacqueline Nelson about the importance of the relationship between a midwife and an expectant mother.
Forests and other land-based carbon stores held onto more carbon during colder historical climates.
When temperatures dipped between 1500 and 1750, the world's landscapes responded by storing more carbon. Now, with temperatures climbing, it's possible they will do the opposite and release even more.
There are a lot of myths about the way chickens are farmed in Australia.
Do organic chickens taste better? Why are some eggs white and others brown? Are free range chickens healthier? There are a lot of questions about chicken production. Here are the facts.