Help to reduce Hep C infections

An injection of $6.5 million Federal Government funds to address chronic hepatitis C rates in Australia aims to target areas of high incidence of the disease, […]

Recycling for a green economy

Flinders University is in contention for several 2021 South Australian Science Excellence and Innovation awards – with two finalists for the Innovator of the Year award, to be […]

Short shift for volunteer numbers

Every year about 6 million Australian volunteers chip in more than 500 million hours of unpaid labour but raising the retirement age will reduce people’s ability […]

World-famous sardine migration explained

Scientists have discovered how one of the world’s biggest migration runs works. The Sardine Run involves the movement of hundreds of millions of sardines from their […]

PE a forgotten lesson in COVID-19 lockdowns

Physical Education (P.E.), often seen as less important to the school curriculum than other more ‘academic’ subjects, took a further blow during the COVID-19 lockdowns, according […]

Banishing bias in research metrics

h-index, g-index, i10 index, m-quotient, Journal Impact Factor, Altmetrics … it’s long been an intractable issue plaguing the research community — how to assess the relative […]