Read the latest opinion articles inspired by science.
20 May 2020
A major independent review has confirmed freshwater flows are vital to maintaining the health of the Murray River’s lower lakes.
20 May 2020
What is a pre-print and how should we be using them?
14 May 2020
We know feral cats are an enormous problem for wildlife, but pet cats are wreaking havoc too.
7 May 2020
Isaac Newton invented calculus in self-isolation during the Great Plague. He didn't have kids to look after
The COVID-19 pandemic offers the opportunity for a fundamental rethink of what we consider normal. One of these areas is academia.
18 Apr 2020
How does it feel when your 'happy place' is razed in the summer fires? And where do you go to from there?
8 Apr 2020
The climate crisis has been ticking along in the background. Here's what you've missed.
7 Apr 2020
While we fixate on coronavirus, Earth is hurtling towards a catastrophe worse than the dinosaur extinction
Earth is heading for another mass extinction – and human activity is to blame.
6 Apr 2020
ANU fire and vegetation experts provide tips on maintaining a garden, while keeping your home safer from bushfires.
3 Apr 2020
Alongside traditional kinds of expertise, “real time” expertise and leadership at the local scale will be invaluable in coming weeks and months.