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The Dean of Arts, Design & Architecture, Professor Claire Annesley, joined the ABC's 'Take Me To Your Leader' as a special guest to take part in a discussion about women in power and the impact of Ursula von der Leyen.
City Futures Research Centre Senior Fellow Chris Martin says short-term rentals are a “rising issue” in some markets in Australia. His comments come after Victoria became the first state in Australia to tax people who operate an Airbnb.
The proportion of female students accepting a place in NSW’s top-performing public selective schools has fallen to 42%. Associate Professor Jae Jung explains “There is this existing gender imbalance, with more boys enrolled at some selective schools, which may influence girls accepting a place."
Scientia Associate Professor Micheal Salter joins The Drum's panel discussing the prevalence of sharing children's photos online for sexual extortion purposes by organised crime gangs.
Will the passage of the Housing Australia Future Fund (HAFF) scheme through the Senate be enough to turn around Australia’s chronic housing crisis? Dr Chris Martin from the City Futures Research Centre thinks much more needs to be done.
“Drug checking is an evidence-based intervention to reduce harm.” Drug experts and advocates, including Professor Alison Ritter AO from the Drug Policy Modelling Program, have written an open letter to NSW Premier Chris Minns, calling on the state government to set up a drug testing trial before the summer festival season.
Professor Scott Eacott from the School of Education and Gonski Institute for Eduction discusses the failure of the Murrumbidgee regional 'super school' saying school mergers in practice, can lead to a divided school community.
Rooftop gardens can help cool hot urban environments and increase the wellbeing of those who can access them. Associate Professor Paul Osmond, a sustainable development researcher from the School of Built Environment, talks about the barriers slowing the growth of garden rooftops.
The stakes of the global green hydrogen race couldn’t be higher and Australia needs to move with speed and purpose to capitalise on our green energy potential, according to Professor Elizabeth Thurbon from the School of Social Sciences and co-authors.
In 2020, Canberra passed a law to allow residents to possess and grow cannabis. Professor Alison Ritter AO, Director of the Drug Policy Modelling Program, has been studying the experiences of these cannabis growers in the ACT.
Associate Professor Philip Oldfield, head of the School of the Built Environment, comments on the proposal to pre-approve “pattern-book” housing designs that can be rolled out in Sydney suburbs.
Research conducted by Dr Edgar Liu and the City Futures Research Centre found care, companionship and combating lonliness in addition to financial reasons led many adult children to live with their parents.