UNSW Middle East expert, Dr Farida says killing ISIS’s leader will not end its terrorism, but tapping into youth grievances could stop lone-wolf attacks.
Australia needs stronger STEM skills and knowledge in parliament so politicians can understand the basics underpinning today’s significant issues, writes Les Field.
Australia must reinvigorate its PhD programs so their value is apparent outside the university sector if it wants to attract a reasonable share of the world’s best minds, writes Laura Poole-Warren.
UNSW academics continue to shine as influential thought leaders on Australia’s largest and most widely read opinion and analysis website.
At a time when funding for science is scarce and the public rejects expertise, voters and politicians need to be convinced that research funding is as an investment, not a cost, writes Darren Saunders.