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MIL-Evening Report: Psychedelics to treat mental illness? Australian researchers are giving it a go

By   /  April 24, 2019  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Psychedelics to treat mental illness? Australian researchers are giving it a go

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Martin Williams, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Monash University An estimated one in ten Australians were taking antidepressants in 2015. That’s double the number using them in 2000, and the second-highest rate of antidepressant use among all OECD countries. Yet some studies have found antidepressants might be no more […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Victorian women poets of WW1: capturing the reverberations of loss

By   /  April 24, 2019  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Victorian women poets of WW1: capturing the reverberations of loss

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Kevin Brophy, Emeritus Professor of Creative writing, University of Melbourne Just as fiction’s George Smiley made sense of the world – and even made his baffling way about a world at war through knowing the works of minor German poets – our own very real Michael Sharkey […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Politics with Michelle Grattan: Caroline Fisher on the spin machines of #AusVotes19

By   /  April 24, 2019  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Politics with Michelle Grattan: Caroline Fisher on the spin machines of #AusVotes19

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Michelle Grattan, Professorial Fellow, University of Canberra While the major party leaders seem to have curated their images, University of Canberra assistant professor in communications and media Caroline Fisher says they can’t always control how these could be manipulated. Fisher says there has been “a real attempt […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Foreign policy should play a bigger role in Australian elections. This is why it probably won’t

By   /  April 24, 2019  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Foreign policy should play a bigger role in Australian elections. This is why it probably won’t

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Matt McDonald, Associate Professor of International Relations, The University of Queensland Australians don’t tend to vote on foreign policy in federal elections. This makes perfect sense: there is, for the most part, a tradition of bipartisanship on foreign policy and usually few key points of difference between […]

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MIL-Evening Report: What happens now we’ve found the site of the lost Australian freighter SS Iron Crown, sunk in WWII

By   /  April 24, 2019  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: What happens now we’ve found the site of the lost Australian freighter SS Iron Crown, sunk in WWII

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Emily Jateff, Adjunct lecturer in archaeology, Flinders University Finding shipwrecks isn’t easy – it’s a combination of survivor reports, excellent archival research, a highly skilled team, top equipment and some good old-fashioned luck. And that’s just what happened with the recent discovery of SS Iron Crown, lost […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Telling the forgotten stories of Indigenous servicemen in the first world war

By   /  April 24, 2019  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Telling the forgotten stories of Indigenous servicemen in the first world war

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Jim McKay, Honorary Senior Research Fellow, The University of Queensland Warning: This story contains images of Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander people who are deceased. The number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders who served with Australian forces in the first world war is estimated to be […]

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MIL-Evening Report: ‘Fake news’ is already spreading online in the election campaign – it’s up to Australians to stop it

By   /  April 24, 2019  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: ‘Fake news’ is already spreading online in the election campaign – it’s up to Australians to stop it

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Michael Jensen, Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Governance and Policy Analysis, University of Canberra We’re only days into the federal election campaign and already the first instances of “fake news” have surfaced online. Over the weekend, Labor demanded that Facebook remove posts it says are “fake news” […]

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MIL-Evening Report: ‘Fake news’ is already spreading online in the election campaign. What can we do to stop it?

By   /  April 24, 2019  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: ‘Fake news’ is already spreading online in the election campaign. What can we do to stop it?

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Michael Jensen, Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Governance and Policy Analysis, University of Canberra We’re only days into the federal election campaign and already the first instances of “fake news” have surfaced online. Over the weekend, Labor demanded that Facebook remove posts it says are “fake news” […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Ditch plastic dog poo bags, go compostable

By   /  April 24, 2019  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Ditch plastic dog poo bags, go compostable

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By M. Leigh Ackland, Professor in Molecular Biosciences, Deakin University We humans have a habit of avoiding our waste. We find organic waste particularly unpleasant. We bag it and dispose of it as soon as possible. Even the most environmentally conscious person would rather not handle something like […]

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MIL-Evening Report: House prices and demographics make death duties an idea whose time has come

By   /  April 24, 2019  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: House prices and demographics make death duties an idea whose time has come

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By John Mangan, Professor and Director of the Australian Institute For Business and Economics, The University of Queensland Suddenly, death duties are part of the election campaign. Not that Labor (or the Coalition) is proposing them, but photoshopped fake tweets from Labor figures saying they will introduce them […]

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