Menu
tiger and cub in snow

#society

Total Articles Found: 143

Two girls observing chemicals

Society

13 February 2018
Why aren’t girls studying STEM?

In a society that advocates for equal rights and a strong sense of ‘girl power’, why do Aussie girls not want to be ‘girl bosses’ in STEM too?

Read more
Woman and man playing football

Society

30 January 2018
Has AFLW started a powerhouse movement for women in sport?

There’s no question the AFLW successfully ignited interest for women in sport. But to what degree is this early success indicative of long-term enthusiasm?

Read more
A girl on her phone managing cyberbullying

Society

30 January 2018
Cyber safety: 5 ways to deal with cyberbullying

The effects of cyberbullying can be devastating. Deakin’s Prof. Matthew Warren offers advice on how to handle cyberbullying before it reaches crisis point.

Read more
Bushfire

Society

25 January 2018
Is Melbourne’s urban sprawl creating more bushfire risk?

Deakin’s Professor Don Driscoll comments on how urban planning is key to managing bushfire risk in Melbourne’s urban sprawl as the city continues to grow.

Read more

Society

24 January 2018
Has the Weinstein scandal changed the game on sexual harassment – finally?

The first question was would the Harvey Weinstein scandal stick? The question now is whether he’s the unwilling disruptor on gender equality?

Read more

Society

23 January 2018
Can you stay friends with people who have different political views?

In a world of instant judgement and seemingly endless division, is it harder to be friends with people holding opposing political views?

Read more
Cricket at the MCG

Society

22 January 2018
Are short attention spans behind the Big Bash success story?

Deakin’s Dr Henry Wear believes our ever-shortening attention spans have contributed to the growing popularity of the cricket Big Bash League in Australia.

Read more
Gloved hands holding a petrie dish

Career, Society

16 January 2018
The fight for gender equity in STEM

Dr Emily Nicholson from Deakin University outlines her experience with gender equality issues for women in STEM, and the problems at heart.

Read more
Aerial view of Earth from space

Society

14 January 2018
Why the NBN is already past its use by date

Experts say compared to the rest of the world the NBN is slow and already out of date. Deakin’s Dr Lonxiang Gao explains the NBN situation in Australia.

Read more
Marijuana plant

Society

03 January 2018
Why can’t you get medical marijuana in Australia?

Medical marijuana in legal in Australia, but associated products are not. Deakin’s Dr Alvin Lee explains why medical marijuana is so difficult to access.

Read more

More Stories

1 2 3 4 5 15
Browse by topic