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Society

06 March 2018
Why Victoria should rethink the abolition of defensive homicide

In 2014 defensive homicide was abolished in Victoria after being considered controversial – but is this something that should be rethought?

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Society

05 March 2018
Are Victorians wasting too much water to handle another drought?

After a decade of steady metropolitan water supply in Melbourne, how prepared are we for the next drought? Deakin environment experts share their thoughts.

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Woman at the starting block

Society

28 February 2018
Only 7% of Australians are healthy
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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?

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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?

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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.

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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.

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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?

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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?

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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.

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