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Christmas Shopping

Society

15 December 2017
The psychology of Christmas shopping: how marketers nudge you to buy

Deakin’s Dr Paul Harrison explains the psychological and sociological aspects behind marketing during popular holidays like Christmas.

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Tons of garbage is ending up in the ocean and forming the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Society

14 December 2017
Cleaning up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Academics from Deakin’s School of Life and Environmental Sciences discuss the cause and possible future solutions to combat the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.

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Society

12 December 2017
Why the same sex marriage debate will never truly end
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Society

12 December 2017
The surprising benefits of pub trivia in Melbourne

What benefits can your weekly game of pub trivia provide beyond the glory of victory? Deakin’s Mark Donehue shares his thoughts.

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Society

30 November 2017
Pressing matters: is influencing the new public relations?
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Society

29 November 2017
Watch: Victoria’s new euthanasia law
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Society

21 November 2017
Why pill testing has never been trialled in Australia

Supporters say it will save lives. Opponents say it will lead to drug legalisation. Either way, pill testing divides the community.

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Society

20 November 2017
Could Victoria follow Norway’s lead on prisoner rehabilitation?

With a significantly less number of prisoners behind bars, Norway’s prisoner rehabilitation system proves to be a success. Can Victoria follow their lead?

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Society

14 November 2017
Slam dunk: Ben Simmons and the rise of the NBA in Australia
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Society

02 November 2017
Why we shouldn’t blame Chinese buyers for rising house prices

Much of the blame for Australians not being able to own their own property is falling on Chinese buyers and investors. But is this fair, or even correct?

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