Foul play: why soccer players dive and how FIFA could stop them

via The ConversationThe year is 1990. For 85 grueling minutes, Italian crowds have watched West Germany battle Argentina in the World Cup ......

Selling the Rugby World Cup

via The ConversationRUGBY WORLD CUP – As the All Blacks and the Wallabies prepare for Sunday’s semi-final showdown, Deakin University’s Adam Karg ...

The hidden side of antidepressants: are they putting young lives at risk?

via The ConversationIn early 2009, two 16-year-old Queensland girls tragically hanged themselves within weeks of each other. The girls' lives were ......

How Steve taught us to love our Jobs too much

via The ConversationIn a commencement address delivered at Stanford University in 2005, a speech that many are reading again this week, Steve Jobs ......

Rugby World Cup: All Blacks, New Zealand Maori and the politics of the pitch

via The ConversationRUGBY WORLD CUP – In the first of The Conversation’s series on the Rugby World Cup, Massey University’s Malcolm Mulholland ......

Education funding: more dollars than sense

via The ConversationAll is not well in the Australian school system. Australian schools are struggling to meet the achievement levels of OECD ...

Liveability prizes are nice but we have to … er … live here

via The ConversationCity leaders and media across the world have been celebrating or commiserating over this week’s announcement of the annual ...

Warning: your journalism may contain deception, inaccuracies and a hidden agenda

via The ConversationBad media can do considerable harm. Professor Stephen Kull has been keeping track of key beliefs among the American public for ...

Explainer: String theory

via The ConversationString theory entered the public arena in 1988 when a BBC radio series Desperately Seeking Superstrings was broadcast. Thanks ...

Mess or nest: do clean desk policies really help us work better?

via The ConversationBHP copped a fair amount of flak for a leaked memo which outlined its daunting list of rules about employee behaviours. BHP’s ...

What the Qantas shakeup means: expert analysis

via The ConversationQantas has announced a sweeping review of its business that will include a new Asian premium airline, a new Japan-based ......

Explainer: what we know and don’t know about climate change

via The ConversationMost Australians believe that climate change is real and want to learn more about it, but the debate in the media and on the ...