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retaliation

The whistleblower: a hero pursued rather than protected?

WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange is the biggest whistleblower the world has ever seen, but he is not alone in being pursued relentlessly after exposing embarrassing information or misconduct.

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gender terror

Christchurch shooting: what's turning young men into killing machines?

A deeper examination of gender is sorely needed to try to prevent further acts of violent extremism and terrorism.

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Christchurch mosque shooting attacks: reaching out across the divide

Some leaders build walls to keep others out and gain by pushing others down, while there are leaders who invite others in, such as NZ Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.

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smart-homes

Designing future cities: using technology to put people first

The challenge of providing appropriate care to an ageing population means the rate of technological innovation needs to be stepped up.

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Image-based abuse: the disturbing phenomenon of the 'deep fake'

The popularity of face-swapping software has resulted in the disturbing trend of 'deep fakes' that can be used for nefarious purposes.

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Fearless Girl should provide the spark to inspire more female engineers

The message of empowerment and equality needs to be widely embraced in the engineering profession.

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Busting the gender stereotype of what a scientist 'looks like'

Times have changed, but the gendered stereotype that scientists are predominantly serious, professional, white men is one that persists.

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How long before someone breaks the two-hour barrier in the men's marathon?

Number-crunching the winning race time for marathon runners can tell us when the men are likely to break the two-hour barrier. But what about the target barrier for women?

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Death knell: taking a stand to abolish capital punishment

A new institute is leading the push to eliminate the 'faulty' justice of the death penalty.

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