British theoretical physicist and cosmologist, Professor Stephen Hawking in 2014.
Stephen Hawking inspired people with his work on black holes and other mysteries of the universe. Many were quick to pay tribute to the theoretical physicist who died today in the UK, aged 76.
The language that you speak may affect your approach to climate change.
Research suggests that speakers of "present-tensed" languages such as German and Finnish - in which the future can be describe in the present tense - are more likely to support stronger climate policies.
The fight over gendered language may seem frivolous but speaking a heavily gendered language may highlight gender distinctions and lead to discrimination.
We could expect a change in language to decrease gender disparities across a host of measures, including wages, educational attainment, and leadership positions in corporate and political life.
Older and poorer Australians aren’t benefiting from negative gearing.
New modelling shows negative gearing and capital gains taxes can be reformed in a way that doesn't impact poorer investors.
The old pathways to home ownership have been displaced by more uncertain routes that waver between owning and renting.
Increasingly insecure pathways to home ownership are not just a problem for property markets. The fallout is likely to hit retirement incomes, the welfare base, gender equity and the broader economy.
Many people aren’t aware of the long-term risks alcohol poses to health.
The growing list of alcohol-related diseases includes bowel cancers, mouth and oesophageal cancers, breast cancers, heart disease, respiratory infections and mental health problems.
More Australian employers are introducing actions to address gender pay inequalities.
A combination of analysis and action is the most effective way to close the persistent gender wage gap.
Tobacco smoke is notoriously difficult to contain in higher-density housing.
Apartment residents need sensible smoking regulations that balance personal freedoms in the home and public health interests, but the law is letting them down.
Biofluorescence makes researching cryptic species such as this Lizardfish easier and less harmful.
Maarten De Brauwer
Much of the world's ocean is teeming with 'cryptic' fish species, which are small and hard to spot. But a new technique shines a light on these fish, which may in turn help to keep our seas healthy.
Bank branch employees featured in the Australian Bankers’ Association national advertising campaign.
The Australian Banking Association says 'nearly 80% of bank profits go straight back to shareholders', the majority of whom are 'everyday Australians'. Is that right?
Much of the interest in Russia centres around its experienced and skilled political leader in Vladimir Putin, speaking here with Donald Trump.
Russia is a major global power in outlook and reach, locked in a values-based confrontation with the West. But it still lacks all elements of a developed superpower.
Four major disruptions of urban transport are set to transform city life, but exactly how remains uncertain.
Self-driving, shared, electric vehicles and increasing urban density represent four disruptions that will transform city life. But a transport utopia isn't a guaranteed outcome of their interactions.
An echidna in the Western Granites at Jam Tree Gully.
On his bush block in the WA wheatbelt, poet John Kinsella attempts habitat restoration and reflects on the responsibilities of the writer as a witness to species loss.
Temperatures in Pyeongchang fall below -10℃ at night.
Here's how athletes at the Winter Olympics are able to perform in extreme cold.
Intervensi aktivasi perilaku menyaingi terapi dan pengobatan lain dalam mengobati depresi.
Intervensi aktivasi perilaku bertujuan membalikkan siklus depresi dengan meningkatkan keterlibatan dalam aktivitas berharga, yang menaikan kesempatan kita untuk merasa tenteram dan puas dalam hidup.
Prolonged periods of low volatility provide ample opportunity for investors to become complacent about risk, and increase the prospect of sharp market corrections.
Volatility indexes show that investors have been complacent about the risk of a share market correction.
The surveyors start out with almost 100,000 graduate contacts, of whom less than 10% provide their supervisor’s details and of those supervisors, less than half participate in the survey.
An administrative link between a graduate's education and taxation records already exists, and it could be used to give us more accurate and detailed longitudinal analyses of graduate outcomes.
Bisnis pariwisata harus menyampaikan dengan jelas kepada konsumen tentang apa yang mereka akan lakukan di tengah kondisi yang tak terencana.
Demi kepentingan bisnis, perusahaan harus memasukkan kemampuan mengatasi kondisi tak terduga, ke dalam cara kerja mereka.
Afterpay uses a model that has been around for centuries.
Many startups now offer "instant" loans for online purchases. This business model has been around for centuries and is incredibly profitable.
Tourism businesses should start by communicating precisely what they are going to do about the situation to the customer - quickly and clearly, to reduce uncertainty and avoid confusion.
Businesses worth their weight in salt should at least in principle have the capacity to remedy situations that go wrong, as part of their modus operandi.