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Catholic church

16 August 2017
Is this the end of Catholicism in Australia?

The number of Australian Catholics is declining. Does this signal the end of organised religion?

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Koala sleeping in a tree

10 August 2017
Shining a light on Australia’s biodiversity crisis

Over the past few hundred years, Australia has the worst record in the world for mammal extinctions. Can science communication reverse the trend?

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Handcuffs and fingerprints of a suspect.

26 July 2017
Should suspects in criminal cases be publicly named?

Dr Marilyn McMahon from Deakin University discusses the pros and cons of publicly naming suspects in criminal cases and why the issue is so hotly debated.

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woman with finger to lips

24 July 2017
Is freedom of speech under threat?

As claims of ‘political correctness gone mad’ dominate the media, freedom of speech is a central issue in our current cultural and political climate.

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Cyclists racing on road bikes

17 July 2017
The future of cycling

The Tour De France is the pinnacle of road racing. Those competing push themselves to the edge, but have they pushed bike development to its limits?

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Greek food on blue table

14 July 2017
Why Melburnians make healthier food choices

Does living in Melbourne make you healthier? Deakin nutrition and population health expert, Dr Lukar Thornton, has the answers.

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11 July 2017
Is household debt ruining the economy?

Professor Pasquale Sgro from Deakin’s Department of Economics discusses how government regulation can stabilise the economy and what you can do about debt.

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Indigenous art

03 July 2017
NAIDOC Week: why don’t we have a treaty?

The relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians is improving, but there are still many reasons why we need a treaty. Our expert explains.

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Siblings laughing together

30 June 2017
As the older sibling are you more successful?

Does where you sit amongst your siblings really affect your personality and behavior in adulthood?

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Bacteria in a petri dish

20 June 2017
Quiz: How good is your biomedical science general knowledge?

Do you think you know your trachea from your triceps? Take this biomedical science quiz to find out.

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