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Discrimination against Australians with autism causes employment inequalities
OPINION  11 Apr 2024

Discrimination against Australians with autism causes employment inequalities

Australians living with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) can face specific challenges in day-to-day life, as distinct from others, which can be compounded with age.

Charles Sturt UniversitySociety and Community

Regional universities - Australia’s equity heavyweights – fighting with one hand behind our backs
OPINION  10 Apr 2024

Regional universities - Australia’s equity heavyweights – fighting with one hand behind our backs

Supporting students from diverse or disadvantaged backgrounds to succeed in their studies is one of the core functions of Australia’s regional universities. But it is neither easy nor cheap.

Charles Sturt University

Princess Kate-focused social media frenzy throws citizen journalism into review
OPINION  10 Apr 2024

Princess Kate-focused social media frenzy throws citizen journalism into review

With a simple camera phone and access to the internet, anyone can report on matters of public interest, from car accidents to celebrity sightings to missing princesses.

Charles Sturt UniversityCommunication and Creative IndustriesSociety and Community

Without community support, the green energy transition will fail
OPINION  8 Apr 2024

Without community support, the green energy transition will fail

Renewable energy comes with an initial connection cost that many may balk at, but to reap the eventual rewards, the community must show their support for the cause.

Charles Sturt UniversityGulbali InstituteSustainability

The love and loss of Captain Moonlite
OPINION  4 Apr 2024

The love and loss of Captain Moonlite

A Charles Sturt University historian responds to the Heritage Council of New South Wales’s proposal to add the graves of Captain Moonlite and James Nesbitt to the State Heritage Register.

Arts and CultureResearchReligion and EthicsSociety and Community

IT and AI – benefits and dangers abound
OPINION  22 Mar 2024

IT and AI – benefits and dangers abound

A Charles Sturt University computing expert hails the burgeoning opportunities of careers in information technology (IT) to maximise the benefits and minimise the potential harms of artificial intelligence (AI).

Computer ScienceSociety and CommunityTechnology

Elon Musk says ketamine can get you out of a ‘negative frame of mind’. What does the research say?
OPINION  21 Mar 2024

Elon Musk says ketamine can get you out of a ‘negative frame of mind’. What does the research say?

Elon Musk’s ketamine confession has caused mixed reactions but a Charles Sturt academic said it opens up more conversations about how we can treat mental health conditions.

Charles Sturt UniversityRural and Regional Health Research Institute

‘No-cell’ prison model could revolutionise juvenile justice system through sense of belonging
OPINION  19 Mar 2024

‘No-cell’ prison model could revolutionise juvenile justice system through sense of belonging

As a ‘pro-social’ prison model which removes jail cells rolls out across certain NSW correctional centres, the focus has switched to the benefits this sense of community could provide to youth on the wrong side of the law.

Charles Sturt UniversityLaw and JusticeSociety and Community

PhD research gives way to intriguing theory about predator-prey interactions
OPINION  14 Mar 2024

PhD research gives way to intriguing theory about predator-prey interactions

A Charles Sturt University student’s PhD research has given way to an interesting theory on predator-prey interactions.

Charles Sturt UniversityGulbali Institute

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