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Society

14 June 2018
Quiz: do you know the scientific names for these plants and animals?

Have you ever wondered why every animal and plant has its own scientific name? Find out the answer, and test your knowledge with our challenging quiz.

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Innovation

05 June 2018
Is Netflix shrinking Australia’s film and television industry?

With the rise of global TV formats, we need to understand how the TV programming and film production industries are changing. Dr Toija Cinque discusses.

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Society

30 May 2018
Why are male body image issues on the rise?

Emerging evidence suggests men are almost as dissatisfied or distressed with their appearance as women, Assoc. Prof. Alexander Mussap explains.

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Society

17 May 2018
What’s wrong with the royal wedding fantasy?

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s royal wedding provides an opportunity to tune out of reality and into fantasy, writes Professor Damien Kingsbury.

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Society

15 May 2018
Is social media making us depressed and anxious?

With huge increases in the amount of people who use social media, is it to blame for the rise in rates of depression and anxiety in young people?

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Society

04 May 2018
Quiz: How much do you know about the Royal Family?

Like many Australians, have you been influenced by the Royal Family’s ‘strong and well developed PR campaigns’, as described by Prof. Damien Kingsbury?

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Society

03 May 2018
Why do we punish the brands we hate?

Deakin’s Dr Jeffrey Rotman explains why consumers feel justified in engaging in unethical – even illegal – behaviour to punish brands perceived as harmful.

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Society

01 May 2018
Why it’s time to rethink treatment for eating disorders

New research highlights that while eating disorder treatments can be effective, they remain under-funded. So it time for a health system shake-up?

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Society

20 April 2018
Watch: Are emoji above the law?

How do emoji fare within a criminal investigation? Research from Deakin’s Dr Kirley and Assoc. Prof. McMahon assesses the place of emoji in a court of law.

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Society

20 April 2018
Steroid use: what are the real health and social impacts?

What are the health and social consequences of illegal steroid use? And can ‘bro science’ continue to bridge the gap? Dr Matthew Dunn explains.

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