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Caught out! Ethical behaviour in sport
Dr Sandy Gordon argues professional sport has become controlled by the power elite and shaped by the needs of corporate logic.
Convocation's work never done
The first reaction to any discussion of Convocation at UWA is often a question - “What is Convocation and what does it do?” Warden Dr Doug McGhie has the answer.
Thriving through the energy transition
Chairman of Shell Australia and UWA graduate Zoe Yujnovich explores how climate change is impacting the energy industry, and society, and looks at what needs to change.
Australia Day: It’s complicated
It’s a day we usually associate with sunshine, time off, back yard barbeques and evening fireworks however January 26 has also become a day which sits uncomfortably with many Australians.
Terrorism, the Muslim religion and other identities
Today, terrorism is quickly linked with religion – to be more precise, with Islam – but is there really a connection?
Australian schooling reform: lots of change but very little impact
Completion rates remain persistently low, with only 74% achieving year 12 by the time they turn 19. This means a staggering one in four young Australians don’t complete school. This rises to nearly one in three for young men, with only 70% finishing.
Terrorism and the many misconceptions that surround it
Today, terrorism is quickly linked with religion - to be more precise, with Islam - but is there really a connection? Dr Michael Jetter from UWA's Business School, an expert in the link between the media and terrorism, explores this contentious topic.