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Coercive control in intimate relationships – what is it and how can we save lives?
OPINION  25 Nov 2022

Coercive control in intimate relationships – what is it and how can we save lives?

The Crimes Legislation Amendment (Coercive Control) Bill 2022 passed the NSW Parliament (assented 23 November 2022). It aims to create a new offence relating to “abusive behaviour towards current and former intimate partners”.

Charles Sturt University Law and Justice Society and Community

Parasites are not rare. Severe health reasons to make your next meal well-done
OPINION  15 Nov 2022

Parasites are not rare. Severe health reasons to make your next meal well-done

Despite living in a first-world country, stomach problems are quite common in Australia. For example, roughly 30 per cent of Australians experience Irritable Bowel Syndrome.

Charles Sturt University Health Science

Navigating the infernos of 7.3 – 8 per cent inflation
OPINION  11 Nov 2022

Navigating the infernos of 7.3 – 8 per cent inflation

Inflation continues to rise and is predicted to reach at least eight per cent before Christmas. This is almost three times the rate of the Reserve Bank of Australia’s preferred monetary policy rate, which aims to keep the economy running smoothly.

Business and Economics Charles Sturt University Society and Community

Ross Garnaut thinks Australia can become a low-carbon superpower; Clive Hamilton is not convinced
OPINION  10 Nov 2022

Ross Garnaut thinks Australia can become a low-carbon superpower; Clive Hamilton is not convinced

In a commentary published by The Conversation on Thursday 10 November a leading Charles Sturt University academic casts a sceptical eye over the new book The Superpower Transformation by Ross Garnaut.

Charles Sturt University Science Society and Community

‘Phubbing’: how snubbing your loved ones for your phone can do more damage than you realise
OPINION  10 Nov 2022

‘Phubbing’: how snubbing your loved ones for your phone can do more damage than you realise

It may seem innocent but favouring your phone over time with your loved ones might actually be doing more harm than you first thought.

Charles Sturt University Computer Science

Floods can be a disaster for humans – but for nature, it’s boom time
OPINION  10 Nov 2022

Floods can be a disaster for humans – but for nature, it’s boom time

The floods have taken their toll on numerous locations across regional NSW for months. Humans have had enough but our plants and animals are evolving due to these extreme conditions.

Charles Sturt University

Have you considered a vegan diet? Lettuce show you the way
OPINION  28 Oct 2022

Have you considered a vegan diet? Lettuce show you the way

Ahead of World Vegan Day, a nutrition and dietetics expert at Charles Sturt explains the best practice for following a vegan diet - the health benefits, how to find those missing proteins and vitamins and the truth about meat substitutes.

Charles Sturt University Health

Untapped workforce to help secure the future of teaching
OPINION  27 Oct 2022

Untapped workforce to help secure the future of teaching

The key to saving the teaching industry could lie in mid-career changers, according to a Charles Sturt academic. The industry has faced challenges, but he explains why now is the time to show appreciation for teachers.

Charles Sturt University Teaching and Education

How childhood trauma can affect adult decision-making – negatively and positively
OPINION  25 Oct 2022

How childhood trauma can affect adult decision-making – negatively and positively

Research by a Charles Sturt PhD student in the Charles Sturt School of Psychology Mr Nicholas McFadyen explores how early life stress affects brain functions and the negative and positive implications for those who have experienced childhood abuse.

Charles Sturt University Psychology Society and Community

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