Tag Archives: Women in Research

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The EPIC-NSW Study

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) is an HIV prevention method where people who don’t have HIV take a pill every day to reduce their risk of being infected with HIV. The EPIC-NSW Study is rapidly rolling out PrEP and Prof Janaki Amin is a co-investigator on the study team.

Devil release (Tom Demmery). Image courtesy of Michelle Power.

Even devils have parasites

Facial Tumours aren’t the only transmissible disease impacting on Tasmanian Devils. Associate Professor Michelle Power and her team have been investigating the ecosystem of microbes devils carry around with them.

Laklak giving her speech in Yirrkala following the Yolngu ceremony. Credit: Sandie Suchet-Pearson

The Bawaka Collective

An innovative research collaboration between human geographers and Yolngu women as part of Bawaka Country in north east Arnhem Land – celebrating the awarding of Laklak Burarrwanga’s honorary doctorate.

Ahmed Soliman. Courtesy of the Australian Centre for Egyptology

Ancient beasts at Beni Hassan

Human-Animal Studies (HAS) is a rapidly growing field worldwide in which researchers from a range of disciplines explore our complex relationship with the animal world, both now and in the past.

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The Unlawful Insult

The question of whether swearing in public should be a criminal offence was highlighted recently by a Sydney Local Court decision in dismissed three offensive language charges. These offensive language crimes are broadly drafted provisions that allow police and judicial officers significant discretion in policing and adjudicating offensiveness.

Image courtesy of Livia Gerber

Backpacking around Australia

Living in Australia for an extended period of time offers opportunities for language learning, skills acquisition, and cultural exchange. In 2015, over 14,000 young German nationals embarked on a work and travel gap year, constituting the largest group of working holidaymakers from a non-English speaking background.