UOW expert commentary (16 May)

UOW expert commentary (16 May)

UOW academics provide expert commentary, opinion and analysis on a range of ongoing and breaking news stories

China trade sanctions

Associate Professor Markus Wagner can discuss trade issues with China. Associate Professor Wagner is from the School of Law and is an expert in international law and politics. He teaches and writes in the areas of international economic law and governance.

National anti-scams centre

Privacy and cybersecurity expert Honorary Professor Katina Michael can discuss the establishment of a national anti-scams centre. Honorary Professor Michael is from the School of Business and comments regularly on the social implications of emerging technologies with an emphasis on privacy and national security. She is also a Professor in the School for the Future of Innovation in Society and School of Computing and Augmented Intelligence at Arizona State University.

PWC tax scandal

Dr Erin Twyford is available for interviews about the current tax scandal at PwC. Dr Twyford is a critical accounting expert and says there’s a concerning level of interdependency between government and consultants. Dr Twyford is a senior lecturer in the School of Business and teaches financial accounting and taxation.

Mental health in the workplace

Dr Betty Frino can discuss mental health in the workplace. In an article for the Sydney Morning Herald Dr Frino writes:

Wellbeing in organisations is often misaligned or misdirected and focuses on individual psychological remedies, failing to consider the role of work and workplace environment as a key factor that impacts worker mental health.

Dr Frino is an expert in human resources, employment relations and organisational psychology. She is a lecturer in the School of Business.

UOW academics exercise academic freedom by providing expert commentary, opinion and analysis on a range of ongoing social issues and current affairs. This expert commentary reflects the views of those individual academics and does not necessarily reflect the views or policy positions of the University of Wollongong.