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Assange arrest: justice and secrecy
OPINION  12 Apr 2019

Assange arrest: justice and secrecy

A CSU expert argues the legacy of Julian Assange suggests that not all ‘whistleblowers’ promote freedom of speech, but use this important principle of democracy instead for their own self-promotion in ways that might damage democratic institutions.

International Policing and Security Society and Community

Social work imperatives needed to foster political engagement
OPINION  26 Mar 2019

Social work imperatives needed to foster political engagement

A CSU social work academic says that social workers need to understand and work with local politics and power structures in order to do justice to social work values and principles.

ILWS International Society and Community

Let’s support our senior women
OPINION  8 Mar 2019

Let’s support our senior women

As we celebrate International Women’s Day today (Friday 8 March), A CSU ageing expert reminds us to remember a group of women who are often lost in the media landscape.

Research Health Nursing and midwifery Society and Community

Creating refuges to save native fish
OPINION  15 Jan 2019

Creating refuges to save native fish

The images of thousands of dead fish in the Darling River in recent media have shocked many and led to calls for action.

Environmental Sciences ILWS Society and Community

O deer! Behind the conflict between humans and deer in Victoria
OPINION  10 Jan 2019

O deer! Behind the conflict between humans and deer in Victoria

Deer numbers in Northeast Victoria have exploded in recent years as humans and deer compete for space and resources in the region, and a CSU researcher is investigating the human side of the problem.

Research Environmental Sciences ILWS Society and Community

Is it safe to run while pregnant?
OPINION  19 Dec 2018

Is it safe to run while pregnant?

Asked whether it is safe for a woman to run for exercise while pregnant, a CSU social science researcher gives a qualified ‘yes’, if …

Charles Sturt University Research ILWS Health Allied health Science Society and Community

Student protests show Australian education does get some things right
OPINION  6 Dec 2018

Student protests show Australian education does get some things right

Two CSU education academics say what’s right with Australia’s education system in The Conversation, after protests by Australian students last week demand greater action on climate change.

Research Teaching and Education Environmental Sciences Society and Community

Celebrate diversity, equality to include people with disability: CSU academic
OPINION  3 Dec 2018

Celebrate diversity, equality to include people with disability: CSU academic

A leading Charles Sturt University (CSU) academic and person with a disability has called on Australia to celebrate diversity in its community, including people with disabilities.

Charles Sturt University Higher education Society and Community

For the first time we’ve looked at every threatened bird in Australia side-by-side
OPINION  28 Nov 2018

For the first time we’ve looked at every threatened bird in Australia side-by-side

CSU ecologist Professor David Watson has joined colleagues around Australia in describing how to measure the efforts to conserve native bird life across Australia in The Conversation.

Research Environmental Sciences Science

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