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We need humanities students, business leaders say

Business leaders told a forum that industry still needs humanities graduates. Business Council of Australia chief executive Jennifer Westacott said many people in Western countries are anxious, disengaged and frustrated, and now “question globalisation, migration, innovation and the value and virtues ...

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ANU helps teens plan for the planet

Who is more qualified to tackle climate change, politicians or high school students? The answer may depend on which elected official you’re referring to. But the Australian National University’s Ian Chambers, a senior researcher at the Crawford School of Public ...

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Academics for Refugees group doubles in size

Last Christmas, 900 academics signed a letter, addressed to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, calling for the immediate release of asylum seeker children in detention. Eight months later, this movement’s ranks have doubled. Now they’re calling for all immigration detention centres ...

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