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Five things to do in your retirement

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A wise person once said that you should never retire from something, you should always retire to something. The premise behind the statement being that if you retire from something then you are leav...

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Julie Bishop to quit parliament at the election

Michelle Grattan, Professorial Fellow, University of Canberra - avatar Michelle Grattan, Professorial Fellow, University of Canberra

Julie Bishop has announced she will retire from federal parliament at the election. Bishop’s statement to Parliament late Thursday confirmed the widespread expectation she would not seek anothe...

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We've been hacked – so will the data be weaponised to influence election 2019? Here’s what to look for

Michael Jensen, Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Governance and Policy Analysis, University of Canberra - avatar Michael Jensen, Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Governance and Policy Analysis, University of Canberra

Prime Minister Scott Morrison recently said both the Australian Parliament and its major political parties were hacked by a “sophisticated state actor.” This raises concerns that a forei...

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As pharmaceutical use continues to rise, side effects are becoming a costly health issue

Kevin Dew, Professor of Sociology, Victoria University of Wellington - avatar Kevin Dew, Professor of Sociology, Victoria University of Wellington

If doctors questions evidence-based medicine guidelines, they are often viewed as incompetent practitioners. from www.shutterstock.com, CC BY-NDThe use of pharmaceuticals is on the rise and, globally...

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Five insights that could move tourism closer towards sustainability

Jason Paul Mika, Senior Lecturer, School of Management, Massey University - avatar Jason Paul Mika, Senior Lecturer, School of Management, Massey University

Tourism is putting some natural sites under increasing pressure. from www.shutterstock.com, CC BY-NDTourism is New Zealand’s biggest export earner, contributing 21% of foreign exchange earnings...

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Don't have time to exercise? Here's a regime everyone can squeeze in

Emmanuel Stamatakis, Professor of  Physical Activity, Lifestyle, and Population Health, University of Sydney - avatar Emmanuel Stamatakis, Professor of Physical Activity, Lifestyle, and Population Health, University of Sydney

For those of us who are time poor, high intensity exercise can be incorporated into our daily routines. ShutterstockHave you recently carried heavy shopping bags up a few flights of stairs? Or run the...

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What are we teaching in business schools? The royal commission's challenge to amoral theory

Walter Jarvis, Director, UTS Master of Management; Lecturer in Managing, Leading & Stewardship, University of Technology Sydney - avatar Walter Jarvis, Director, UTS Master of Management; Lecturer in Managing, Leading & Stewardship, University of Technology Sydney

The banking royal commission has seen spectacular resignations, calls for changes in the law, and calls for cultural change within banks. But what about changes in education, which is where much of w...

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Australian governments should follow the ACT's lead in building communities, not prisons

Lorana Bartels, Professor, School of Law and Justice, University of Canberra - avatar Lorana Bartels, Professor, School of Law and Justice, University of Canberra

Justice reinvestment seeks to reduce the number of people in prison by investing money that would have been spent on prisons in early intervention, prevention and diversion. It involves working with c...

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Honest brokers. Why mortgage broker commissions aren't the problem

Mark Humphery-Jenner, Associate Professor of Finance, UNSW - avatar Mark Humphery-Jenner, Associate Professor of Finance, UNSW

Most mortgage brokers provide good service. ShutterstockThe Hayne Royal Commission began and ended with strident criticism of the mortgage broking industry. It recommended brokers be required to act...

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Hidden women of history: Maria Sibylla Merian, 17th-century entomologist and scientific adventurer

Tanya Latty, Senior Lecturer, School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Sydney - avatar Tanya Latty, Senior Lecturer, School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Sydney

A colour portrait of Maria Sibylla Merian by Dutch artist Jacobus Houbraken, circa 1700. Wikimedia CommonsIn this series, we look at under-acknowledged women through the ages. Most school kids can de...

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Super-recognisers accurately pick out a face in a crowd – but can this skill be taught?

Alice Towler, Post-doctoral Research Fellow, UNSW - avatar Alice Towler, Post-doctoral Research Fellow, UNSW

One of these people is on a wanted list for theft. A super-recogniser may pick them at a glance. from www.shutterstock.comYenny is 26 years old, lives in Melbourne, and has a very specific talent. ...

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