The world of work has become an increasingly difficult environment for young people. Youth unemployment in Australia is persistently higher than for other age groups. Dr David Farrugia explores how communities can help youth navigate changing labour markets.
We need a major revamp of teacher education from the inside out that actually changes the model to provide all children with the education that is right for them. By Professor John Fischetti, Head of School/Dean of Education.
Pi Day is upon us again, for those who note today’s date in the format 3/14 (March 14). But rather than talk about Pi Day itself, as I did last year, this year I want to talk about Pi and mathematical notions of beauty. By Laureate Professor Jon Borwein.
Our gastrointestinal tract is sometimes described as our ‘second brain’. Laureate Professor Nicholas Talley, Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research (Acting) and Pro Vice-Chancellor Faculty of Health and Medicine explains.
Rhea Barnett, a 28-year-old University of Newcastle student, has just returned from the adventure of a lifetime to Antarctica, where she journeyed aboard the Aurora Australis as part of her studies in Physics.
There is a need today for both a mathematically literate society as well as a steady stream of those who will go on to further study that enables higher levels of mathematics capability by Edwina Butler.