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Since its establishment in 1975, Griffith University has come to be regarded as one of Australia’s most innovative tertiary institutions and one of the most influential universities in the Asia-Pacific region. Griffith University has internationally recognised strengths in teaching and research.

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In an attempt to secure their market, conventional taxis enforce “red zones” – areas where online taxi drivers are barred from picking up passengers. This makes it difficult of people with disabilities to access transportation options. www.shutterstock.com

People with disabilities bear the brunt of turf wars between conventional and online taxis

Instead of being cheaper and safer, getting an online taxi can actually be dangerous for people with disabilities where a so-called "red zone" is in force.
Dalam usaha mengamankan tempatnya di pasar, taksi konvensional membuat “zona merah” area di mana supir taksi online dilarang mengangkut penumpang. Hal tersebut menyulitkan orang dengan disabilitas untuk mengakses pilihan transportasi ini. www.shutterstock.com

Orang-orang dengan disabilitas menjadi korban utama dari perang antara taksi online dan konvensional

Bukannya menjadi pilihan transportasi yang lebih murah dan lebih aman, menggunakan taksi online nyatanya bisa berbahaya bagi orang-orang dengan disabilitas di mana "zona merah" diberlakukan.
Necklaces and earrings in traditional Kenyan cultures denote messages about marriage and childbearing. from www.shutterstock.com

How ‘bling’ makes us human

Why is jewellery so important to the story of human evolution? Because it provides a public message – even to people we don't know.
Finance capital is calling the shots and one of the many consequences of this is increasingly insecure employment. jijomathaidesigners

Finance drives everything — including your insecurity at work

Less secure jobs are just one aspect of the rise of finance capital. It's a driver of increasingly uneven income distributions and corporate priorities that are now putting our future at risk.
The franchise sector might be missing out on opportunities to attract female entrepreneurs. Shutterstock

How to improve the appeal of franchising for women

Women are more willing to take risks and innovate than the stereotype suggests, but even more would likely go into business via franchising if they knew about all the start-up support they can get.
Rampasasa people are from Waemulu village, Flores – near Liang Bua where ‘the Hobbit’ fossils were discovered. Dean Falk, Florida State University

We know why short-statured people of Flores became small – but for the extinct ‘Hobbit’ it’s not so clear

Modern day people of short stature became physically small due to the effects of living on a small island or forested environment. But we're not sure why "the Hobbit" of Flores was so small.
Some fish fared better than others amid the extreme temperatures of the 2016 heatwave. Rick Stuart-Smith/Reef Life Survey

The 2016 Great Barrier Reef heatwave caused widespread changes to fish populations

The 2016 heatwave that caused mass bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef didn't just kill corals - it also significantly changed the makeup of fish communities that call these reefs home.

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