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William Forsythe’s A Quiet Evening of Dance is surprising, amusing, but precise

Published By   /  October 19, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, Arts, Australasia, Australia, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Region, Press Release, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on William Forsythe’s A Quiet Evening of Dance is surprising, amusing, but precise

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Jana Perkovic, Sessional lecturer and researcher, University of Melbourne Review: A Quiet Evening of Dance, Melbourne Festival The program booklet for William Forsythe’s A Quiet Evening of Dance has an entire paragraph in the choreographer’s biography dedicated to listing his lifetime achievement awards – such is the […]

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Dingo dinners: what’s on the menu for Australia’s top predator?

Published By   /  October 19, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, Arts, Australasia, Australia, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Region, Press Release, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on Dingo dinners: what’s on the menu for Australia’s top predator?

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Tim Doherty, Research Fellow, Deakin University The dingo is Australia’s largest land-based predator, occurring across most of the mainland and on many nearshore islands. Our new research, published in the journal Mammal Review, reveals the breadth and diversity of dingo diets across the continent. We compiled and […]

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With a billion reasons not to trust super trustees, we need regulators to act in the public interest

Published By   /  October 19, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, Arts, Australasia, Australia, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Region, Press Release, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on With a billion reasons not to trust super trustees, we need regulators to act in the public interest

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Samantha Hepburn, Director of the Centre for Energy and Natural Resources Law, Deakin Law School, Deakin University “Did you think to yourself that taking money to which there was no entitlement raised a question of the criminal law?” Commissioner Kenneth Hayne asked Nicole Smith, who resigned as […]

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One year on for Ardern’s coalition government in New Zealand

Published By   /  October 19, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, Arts, Australasia, Australia, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Region, Press Release, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on One year on for Ardern’s coalition government in New Zealand

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Richard Shaw, Professor of Politics, Massey University Shortly before last years’s general election in Aotearoa New Zealand, a Morrinsville farmer protesting the then opposition Labour Party’s planned water tax held up a placard describing its newly minted leader, Jacinda Ardern, as a “pretty communist”. A year on, […]

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When Thailand and Australia were closer neighbours, tectonically speaking

Published By   /  October 19, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, Arts, Australasia, Australia, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Region, Press Release, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on When Thailand and Australia were closer neighbours, tectonically speaking

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Alan Collins, Professor of Geology, University of Adelaide Thousands of Australians travel to Thailand each year to lie on a beach at Phuket, meditate at a Buddhist temple in Ayutthaya, spot wild elephants at Khao Yai National Park, or go on some other adventure. But how many […]

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VIDEO: Michelle Grattan on Morrison’s pitch for the Jewish vote in Wentworth

Published By   /  October 19, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, Arts, Australasia, Australia, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Region, Press Release, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on VIDEO: Michelle Grattan on Morrison’s pitch for the Jewish vote in Wentworth

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Michelle Grattan, Professorial Fellow, University of Canberra [embedded content] Michelle Grattan discusses the week in Australian politics with University of Canberra’s deputy VC Nick Klomp. They discuss Scott Morrison’s announcement regarding the possible relocation of Australia’s embassy to Jerusalem, the government “administrative error” in supporting a motion […]

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Bioenergy carbon capture: climate snake oil or the 1.5-degree panacea?

Published By   /  October 19, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, Arts, Australasia, Australia, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Region, Press Release, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on Bioenergy carbon capture: climate snake oil or the 1.5-degree panacea?

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Paul Behrens, Assistant Professor of Energy and Environmental Change, Leiden University With the release of the latest special report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, it’s time we talk frankly about Bioenergy Carbon Capture and Sequestration, known as BECCS. It is one of the key technologies […]

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Pacific nations aren’t cash-hungry, minister, they just want action on climate change

Published By   /  October 19, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, Arts, Australasia, Australia, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Region, Press Release, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on Pacific nations aren’t cash-hungry, minister, they just want action on climate change

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Katerina Teaiwa, Associate Professor, Australian National University Environment Minister Melissa Price has been trending on Twitter this week – and not for any good environmental reasons. Price was introduced to the former president of Kiribati, Anote Tong, during a dinner at a Canberra restaurant hosted by Labor […]

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A Goblin could guide us to a mystery planet thought to exist in the Solar system

Published By   /  October 19, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, Arts, Australasia, Australia, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Region, Press Release, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on A Goblin could guide us to a mystery planet thought to exist in the Solar system

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Jonti Horner, Professor (Astrophysics), University of Southern Queensland Out in the depths of the Solar system, astronomers recently discovered a small, icy object, named 2015 TG387. First observed in October 2015, it has been nicknamed “The Goblin” by its discoverers. It is currently almost 12 billion kilometres […]

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From peaceful coexistence to potential peril: the bacteria that live in and on us

Published By   /  October 19, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, Arts, Australasia, Australia, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Region, Press Release, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on From peaceful coexistence to potential peril: the bacteria that live in and on us

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Mark Blaskovich, Senior Research Officer, The University of Queensland Bacteria are everywhere, including in and on our bodies. There are estimated to be as many bacteria in a human body as there are human cells. Much like Pig Pen in the comic strip Peanuts, we actually carry […]

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