MYEFO rips A$130 million per year from research funding despite budget surplus
With a budget surplus in sight, it makes no sense to cut funding from Australia's research capacity.
Let's not focus on graduate incomes when assessing the worth of education
We should keep in mind that education is valuable beyond graduate earning capacity, and that what a student learns during their education can have little to do with why they earn more.
Students of the future
In Australia, as in the UK, we see considerable public discussion around higher education. More recently we have seen elements of that discussion turn to debate centred on the very heart of a university’s purpose.
Making a difference
Inspired by personal experience, Dr Sanjukta Choudhury-Kaul, is improving the working lives of people with disabilities.
Australia falls further in rankings on progress towards UN Sustainable Development Goals
A new report reveals Australia is lagging behind most wealthy nations in working towards the globally agreed goals.
2018 federal budget: tax splash as Treasurer Scott Morrison shows us the money
Scott Morrison's 2018 federal budget is aimed at winning back middle Australia, with 10 million workers set to receive tax refunds worth up to $530.
Commonwealth Games: the pursuit of excellence in sport and study
Combining sport and study can be a delicate balancing act, but it's reaping rewards, including medals, for many of our athletes.
Back pain: we're treating it all wrong
Unnecessary treatments, tests and advice to rest are making the problem worse worldwide, when in reality sufferers should simply remain active.
Freezing university funding is out of step with the views of most Australians
It not only limits opportunities for students, it puts limitations on the communities universities serve, the economy and business collaborations.
Spending more money on private schools doesn’t guarantee success
Socio-economic status levels the playing field when it comes to schools' academic performance.
Baffled by baseload? Dumbfounded by dispatchables?
The term “energy crisis” is bandied around quite loosely with some confusion around whether the crisis is about prices or security of supply.
How to teach your kids to think more critically about money
Good financial decision making is about more than avoiding debt or having a budget, it's about critically analysing your options
Energy Materials and Systems
Chair, Monash Sustainable Development Institute (MSDI) and ClimateWorks Australia, Monash University
Margaret Gardner AO
President and Vice-Chancellor, Monash University
Research Associate, Faculty of Education
Director, Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Hospital, and Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine
Research Program Manager, Monash Sustainable Development Institute
Jean Monnet Chair in Politics and Economics, Monash University