Are we returning AFL players too early from concussion?
A world-first neurological study has found that many athletes are returning to play too soon after suffering concussion.
Hakeem Al-Araibi's case is a test of world soccer's human rights credentials. Here's why
FIFA can act quickly and decisively for its sponsors. Now it must act for the human rights of one of its footballers.
Why two people see the same thing but have different memories
We all know memory isn’t perfect, but how different people focus their attention on an event will affect what they remember.
Traditional masculinity is evolving – and young working-class men are leading the charge
Traditional masculinity is evolving, and young working-class men are leading the charge, despite the toxic attitudes of powerful men such as Donald Trump.
Why the bookies love a grand final
The culmination of the year’s footballing contests gave opportunistic sports betting companies the chance to grow their markets.
Divide and conquer: understanding the role of sacred values
A better understanding of our deep emotional attachment to sacredness could help resolve deadlocks in long-running and seemingly intractable conflicts.
Good leadership values resources
As technology sweeps the world’s expanding oil and gas sector into a new era, Woodside CEO and managing director Peter Coleman is looking at the company from many angles to ensure its future aligns with its values.
Gifted educator draws on culture
Kylie Clarke has been a mentor, a teacher, a backpacker and even designed an Indigenous guernsey for the Western Bulldogs. But it took a serious illness to put life into perspective.
Homophobic language in sport: the disconnect between what people say and how they think
There's a yawning disconnect between the positive attitudes about gay people playing rugby and the use of on-field slurs.
A team player
He’s suffered his share of setbacks, but Phil De Young’s passion for his football club, Monash Blues, knows few bounds.
Are AFL footballers above the law?
The recent notorious on-field incident involving AFL players Andrew Gaff and Andrew Brayshaw has exposed inconsistencies in how our legal system treats acts of violence.
What is parricide and how common is it in Australia?
The killing of a parent by his or her child is a relatively uncommon form of family violence. We need to know much more about it to prevent it.
Sport and recreation in Victoria: cycling tops list of rising injuries and deaths
Major trauma and deaths from sports such as cycling are increasing sharply, causing a significant healthcare burden.
Image-based abuse: when a photo becomes a crime
AFL footballer Dane Swan is the latest victim of illegal photo-sharing. It's believed one in five Australians have had images of them distributed without their permission – and that's most likely an underestimate.
The enduring significance of Pride
Melbourne's Midsumma Pride march was a reason to celebrate and reflect, but also showed there's much more to be done in and for the LGBTQIA+ community.
Opposites attract: how exercising healthy limbs counters pain and injury
Exercising healthy limbs to treat their injured opposites is increasingly being used in therapy.
Forging frontiers in a material world
A partnership with energy giant Woodside is shaping the high-tech future of manufacturing.
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Head of Gambling and Social Determinants
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Senior Lecturer, Law Resources
Lead researcher, Sport Inclusion Project, Behavioural Science Laboratory
Professor of Sociology
School of Social Sciences
Postdoctoral Research Officer – Cognitive Neurology Laboratory
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Senior lecturer, Deputy Director of the Castan Centre for Human Rights Law
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Associate Professor (Research), Department of Neuroscience
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