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Retirement age raise could hurt health, economists warn

While some might assume that their health will deteriorate after they retire, they might instead face unexpected improvements across the board. And delaying retirement would mean postponing beneficial effects, researchers have warned. Australian and French economists cautioned against postponing pension ...

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Should world leaders’ grades be public property?

The definition of intelligence is complicated. Cambridge Dictionary defines it as ‘the ability to learn, understand, and make judgments or have opinions that are based on reason’, though, in psychology, when measured by IQ tests, it refers to the ability ...

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VC Craven defends Pell after guilty verdict

Australian Catholic University Vice-Chancellor Greg Craven, a “dear friend” of Cardinal George Pell, remains loyal to him despite Pell’s conviction for child sex offences. As one of ten character referees for Pell, Craven wrote that Pell is “…a deeply sensitive person; ...

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Award-winning teacher’s equation for success

Dr Kevin Larkin can no longer claim to be an ordinary teacher. The Senior Lecturer (Mathematics Education) at Griffith University has just scooped the title of 2018 Australian University Teacher of the Year. As one of the 13 winners at the Australian ...

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