Coronavirus has dealt a blow to the already overburdened Victorian criminal court system, meaning hundreds — if not more — face extensive delays for their day in court.
Teaching loads, family responsibilities and lack of research resources and mentors have hampered the progress of women in universities. And when the pandemic hit, it made the situation worse.
For many of us, becoming ill with a virus might put us on the couch for a week or two. But for some people, contracting a viral infection can cause lifelong debilitating symptoms.
Cinemas have survived threats before. But the pandemic shutdown might speed up the shift to short theatre runs or take us back to the old studio-style monopolies.
Borrowing to reduce unemployment and increase growth will pay for itself.
Experiments in college classrooms show how tiny respiratory droplets known as aerosols can spread, even with good ventilation. The risk isn't the same in every seat.
From reading more to re-reading safe favourites, there are early signs that the COVID-19 has influenced how and what we are reading.
As a zoonotic virus, COVID-19 is itself a symptom of human-influenced climate change. It is also indicative of the humanitarian impact of future environmental crises.
Because dramatic tension fuels attention, Trump's words work to generate tension, anxiety and conflict. We need to react with civility, care and calm to undo the cycle of attention and persuasion.
The pope's message also highlights Brexit, racism and inequality as 'dark clouds over a closed world'.
People aren't uniform in how they behave – nor in how they spread disease. At a population level, that makes a difference.
Women suddenly saddled with increased caregiving duties – whether for children or elderly parents – have been forced to reduce their hours, which hurts their careers and lifetime earnings.
This isn't the first time America's schoolchildren have studied remotely – and Chicago's 1937 'radio school' experiment shows how technology can fill the gap during a crisis.
'Prozac leaders' believe their own rhetoric that "everything is going well". But this wishful thinking can quickly contaminate organisations, and has been disastrous during the pandemic.
As Labor's Annastacia Palaszczuk and the LNP's Deb Frecklington vie for Queenslanders' votes, leadership, COVID and economic recovery are set to dominate debate.
The history of anti-vaccination theories can help us understand how such claims capture a popular following. The same misinformation used against 19th century smallpox vaccine is still in use today.
Provinces shouldn't prevent Canadians from seeking compensation if an essential service provider’s unreasonable acts cause COVID-19 infection.
Teachers still hold the key to children’s learning and no keyboard or screen can replace their role.
There are conflicting reports about just how ill the president is with COVID-19, but it is difficult to see it as anything other than a blow to his re-election campaign.
Hours after announcing he had tested positive for COVID-19, President Donald Trump was taken to hospital. What does this mean for the U.S. government's operations?