Unless we can fill the void created by the loss of the Future Fellowships and other schemes, Australia's research horsepower will wind back significantly over the next few years, writes Professor Les Field.
Research into Australia's unique climate has proven invaluable in dealing with extreme weather events. Shouldn't we also listen to what the research says about global warming? asks Vice-Chancellor Professor Fred Hilmer.
The trend to postgraduate entry for professional programs will increase time spent in costly education, creating obstacles to disadvantaged groups. It's time to put a stop to this "credential" creep, argues Professor Merlin Crossley.