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MIL-Evening Report: The collapse of the US-Russia INF Treaty makes arms control a global priority

By   /  February 7, 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: The collapse of the US-Russia INF Treaty makes arms control a global priority

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Ramesh Thakur, Professor of International Relations, Australian National University On October 20 2018, US President Donald Trump announced he intends to withdraw from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) – an arms control treaty with Russia that contributed to the end of the Cold War. Secretary of […]

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MIL-Evening Report: What TV comedy The Good Place tells us about why banks and other corporations are in a bad place

By   /  February 7, 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 TV comedy The Good Place tells us about why banks and other corporations are in a bad place

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Danny Davis, Executive Director, Australian Institute of Performance Sciences, and researcher at, La Trobe University What does the American Netflix fantasy-comedy The Good Place have in common with Australia’s banking royal commission? The Good Place, in case you don’t know, is about a happy afterlife accessed through […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Does microdosing improve your mood and performance? Here’s what the research says

By   /  February 7, 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: Does microdosing improve your mood and performance? Here’s what the research says

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Vince Polito, Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Cognitive Science, Macquarie University Microdosing means regularly taking very small doses of psychedelic substances such as LSD or psilocybin (magic mushrooms) over a period of weeks or months. The practice has made countless headlines over the past couple of years, with […]

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MIL-Evening Report: One in six Australian women in their 30s have had an abortion – and we’re starting to understand why

By   /  February 7, 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: One in six Australian women in their 30s have had an abortion – and we’re starting to understand why

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Jayne Lucke, Chair, Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health & Society, La Trobe University Abortion is a common experience for Australian women. Around one in six have had an abortion by their mid-30s, according our new research published today in the Australia New Zealand Journal of Public […]

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MIL-Evening Report: What has Australia learned from Black Saturday?

By   /  February 7, 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 has Australia learned from Black Saturday?

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Kevin Tolhurst, Senior Lecturer, Fire Ecology and Management, University of Melbourne Black Saturday was a day like no other; it will be forever remembered in the history of bushfire disasters in Australia. The fires burned about 300,000 hectares in a single day; 173 human lives were lost […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Climate change is poised to deliver more Black Saturdays in decades to come

By   /  February 7, 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: Climate change is poised to deliver more Black Saturdays in decades to come

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Scott Hamilton, Strategic Advisory Panel Member, Australian-German Energy Transition Hub, University of Melbourne Ten years ago, on February 7, 2009, the Black Saturday bushfires killed 173 people. More than 2,000 houses were destroyed in Victoria, including at Kilmore, Kinglake, Vectis (Horsham), Narbethong, Marysville, Strathewan, Beechworth, Labertouche (Bunyip), […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Ten years ago, climate adaptation research was gaining steam. Today, it’s gutted

By   /  February 7, 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: Ten years ago, climate adaptation research was gaining steam. Today, it’s gutted

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Rod Keenan, Professor, University of Melbourne Ten years ago, on February 7, 2009, I sat down in my apartment in central Melbourne to write a job application. All of the blinds were down, and the windows tightly closed. Outside it was 47℃. We had no air conditioning. […]

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MIL-Evening Report: 70 years before Black Saturday, the birth of the Victorian CFA was a sad tale of politics as usual

By   /  February 7, 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: 70 years before Black Saturday, the birth of the Victorian CFA was a sad tale of politics as usual

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By James (Jim) McLennan, adjunct professor, School of Psychology & Public Health, La Trobe University, La Trobe University Black Saturday, ten years ago today, was Australia’s worst bushfire tragedy. It claimed 173 lives and more than 2,000 homes, and prompted a royal commission that made 67 recommendations, including […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Dry lightning has set Tasmania ablaze, and climate change makes it more likely to happen again

By   /  February 7, 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: Dry lightning has set Tasmania ablaze, and climate change makes it more likely to happen again

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Nick Earl, Postdoctoral associate, School of Earth Sciences, University of Melbourne Every year Tasmania is hit by thousands of lightning strikes, which harmlessly hit wet ground. But a huge swathe of the state is now burning as a result of “dry lightning” strikes. Dry lightning occurs when […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Can bees do maths? Yes – new research shows they can add and subtract

By   /  February 7, 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: Can bees do maths? Yes – new research shows they can add and subtract

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Scarlett Howard, PhD candidate, RMIT University The humble honeybee can use symbols to perform basic maths including addition and subtraction, shows new research published today in the journal Science Advances. [embedded content] Bee have miniature brains – but they can learn basic arithmetic. Despite having a brain […]

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