Ian Teo examined the transition of Chinese international students to Australian universities and the role of foundation studies programs.
Social upheaval, gender divide, violence and environmental collapse can be the downsides of oil extraction, and women bear the brunt. Maryse Helbert examined opportunities for change.
Kasim Sharif identified a new model in media sciences for analysing climate change as a cosmopolitan risk, because the same suffering is being experienced across the globe.
Merryn Dawborn-Gundlach investigated the transition to university life of mature-age students.
For older carers, sharing the load can reduce the likelihood of depression, Samantha Loi found.
Health professionals are missing the mark on smoking guidelines for pregnant women, with a major overhaul needed, Susan Perlen discovered.
Alison Marlin explored how families have utilised technology to build intimacy within their relationships.
Ann Maudsley looked at the history of the urban grid and its ability to adapt with an eye to improving planning policy in the future.
The word “euthanasia” comes from the Greek, meaning “good death”. Caitlin Mahar traced the increasingly medicalised care of the dying and the parallel rise of euthanasia activism, asking when and why we decided death should be painless.
Yemeni national Kamilia Al-Eriani investigated how her country’s 2011 pro-democracy uprising was impacted by a deeply-embedded culture of apprehension.