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25 March 2019

Are we ready to rise up against racism in Australia?

Political philosopher Tim Soutphommasane and journalist Osman Faruqi had a timely conversation about hate and race politics in Australia, to mark the UN International Day for Elimination of Racial Discrimination.
25 March 2019

Plastic pollution and the technology to beat it

As environmental emergencies go, the explosion of plastic waste is right up there. Professor Thomas Maschmeyer wanted to make plastic valuable enough for people to collect it. What he created might just clean up the planet.
25 March 2019

Is time-out damaging your child?

Time-out as a method of discipline for toddlers and young children is a hot topic among parents and educators. Is it harmful? Does it damage the attachment bond between parent and child? New research says no. It is still one of the most effective discipline strategies.

25 March 2019

More efficient satellite launch platform on the horizon

An efficient and cost-effective satellite launch platform could soon be a reality in Australia thanks to a world first engine that's being developed by University of Sydney combustion experts.