The Australian Government appears to have shelved the tax cuts to big business because it believes there are no votes in a policy that the electorate perceives as just benefiting big business.
This exhibition explores the hidden and fascinating world of plants, taking the viewer inside the leaf and over the crop fields through the eyes of plant scientists.
No one would be surprised if I said that there has been a serious decline in the quality of public speech and debate in this country.
I’ve always wanted to be an archaeologist. Growing up outdoors in the New Caledonian bush, I felt surrounded by the materiality of the past – ancient Kanak villages and ruins of the penitentiary.
The world is facing some profound paradigm shifts, thanks to the proliferation of artificial intelligence (AI) and robotic technologies.
‘Frankenstein stories’ have changed a lot since Mary Shelley published Frankenstein: Or, The Modern Prometheus 200 years ago.
Rather than being an unalloyed and unstoppable threat, the ethics of Machine Learning (ML) offer the world an opportunity to make progress on challenging ethical problems.
Cultural and media representations of sex work often purport to educate the public about a pressing social concern. And increasingly, such depictions are linked to non-profit fundraising, anti-trafficking and prostitution legislation and humanitarian intervention.
As the Financial Services Royal Commission unfolds, many of the stories tell of customers whose trust has been abused, even exploited. I will explain why trust is fundamental to financial services, reflect on how we got to this sorry state, and offer thoughts on the way forwards.
When we imprison people, we remove them from society – the razor wire marks a boundary between ‘us’ and ‘them’.
Painting amongst other things, an exhibition at the Drill Hall Gallery, examines how contemporary painting might be encountered within an expanded field.
The University joined Canberra’s Enlighten Festival for the first time this year, with the campus lighting up for five nights of vibrant projections, food stalls and entertainment.
There is a clear need to improve the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, who experience a disproportionate and inequitable burden of ill health, stemming from Australia’s history of colonisation.
I can pinpoint the moment my view of engineering changed. It was December 2005 and I had decided to attend a conference on engineering in developing communities.
The world is experiencing a paradigm shift toward population ageing that will touch each of us in fundamental ways – socially, economically and politically.
I grew up in Central Western NSW and feel the spirit of the bush in my blood. It’s because of this passion that I have devoted my research to situating the complexities of sexual harassment in rural and remote Australian workplaces.
Personal control is widely recognised as a fundamental psychological resource and a powerful influence on wellbeing throughout life. A sense of control in one’s daily life and social environment is particularly important during life transitions.
When people ask me what I do for a living and I tell them that I’m a philosopher, their expression often evinces a mix of embarrassment and amusement.
After more than three decades at ANU, Photographer Stuart Hay has vivid memories of the towering figures who have marched across the campus.
The Australian National University’s big new initiative in the 21st century cyber domain has a surprising resonance with the nation’s military history of a century ago.
One of the most difficult aspects of our political system for the average voter to understand and accept is how major issues of longer term national significance are essentially ignored in the day-by-day political contest – simply left to drift!