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Andrew Markus

One in two favour Muslim immigration ban? Beware the survey panel given an all-or-nothing choice

An Essential Report poll finding that 49% of Australians want to ban Muslim immigration received extensive media coverage last week.

Arts & culture
Andrew Markus

Migrants from Africa bear brunt of discrimination but remain positive, survey finds

The broad finding of the Scanlon Foundation’s latest survey of Australian attitudes remains that Australia is seen as a good country for immigrants. New arrivals are optimistic, with just 6% indicating they are “strongly dissatisfied” or

Arts & culture
Consciousness

Changing our understanding of consciousness

Measuring and defining consciousness has been an ongoing challenge for neuroscientists, philosophers and psychologists for centuries. The concept of levels of consciousness is mostly theoretical, limiting the abilities of researchers...

Consciousness

Changing our understanding of consciousness

Measuring and defining consciousness has been an ongoing challenge for neuroscientists, philosophers and psychologists for centuries. The concept of levels of consciousness is mostly theoretical, limiting the abilities of researchers...

Ms Mia Spizzica.

Monash researcher wins esteemed history scholarship

A prestigious scholarship supporting archival history has been awarded to PhD candidate Mia Spizzica. Ms Spizzica received the grant for her exploration of pre-war Italian migrants during the Second...

Ms Mia Spizzica.

Monash researcher wins esteemed history scholarship

A prestigious scholarship supporting archival history has been awarded to PhD candidate Mia Spizzica. Ms Spizzica received the grant for her exploration of pre-war Italian migrants during the Second...

Dr Ruth Morgan

‘Drought-proofing’ Perth: the long view of Western Australian water

by Ruth Morgan When he visited Perth in 2012, Arizona water specialist Robert Glennon remarked: “I expected a dry city on the driest continent would be at the cutting edge...

Dr Ruth Morgan

‘Drought-proofing’ Perth: the long view of Western Australian water

by Ruth Morgan When he visited Perth in 2012, Arizona water specialist Robert Glennon remarked: “I expected a dry city on the driest continent would be at the cutting edge...