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18 May 2021

Proposed SpaceX base threatens lands and livelihoods in Papua

Elon Musk's proposed SpaceX base in Biak, Papua could have a negative impact on local livelihoods and the environment, argues Southeast Asia expert, Dr Sophie Chao.
18 May 2021

People more confident about vaccines in countries where trust in science is high

Using the world's largest vaccine confidence survey, researchers established that the more a national population trusts science, the more likely they are to believe that vaccines are safe and effective.
18 May 2021

The best things to see and do at the Chau Chak Wing Museum

With a dizzying collection of art, history, science and ancient cultures sprawling over four floors, where do you start? What should you do? Well, this guide is for you.

18 May 2021

1 in 5 NSW teachers temporary, vulnerable to exploitation

Temporary teachers, the majority of whom are female and not temporarily employed by choice, face the same work demands as permanent teachers - yet face more pressure due to their precarious work status.
18 May 2021

'Where are you from?' isn't the best way to understand Australia's cultural diversity

A new report from Diversity Council Australia (DCA) and the University of Sydney Business School has found that Australian organisations are missing out on important business opportunities by failing to effectively measure the degree and breadth of culturally diverse talent.
18 May 2021

Scientists find new way of predicting COVID-19 vaccine efficacy

Australian researchers have identified the immune response associated with protection from COVID-19 - a discovery that may help cut the time it takes to develop new vaccines.