UOW expert commentary (30 May)

UOW expert commentary (30 May)

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

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.

Chat GPT ban in public schools

Dr Armin Alimardani can discuss some schools banning ChatGPT, while others are embracing the technology. He says it’s intriguing to consider how this could influence future students' university choices and their understanding of their employability prospects. Dr Alimardani is a Lecturer in the School of Law and an expert in the ethical and legal implications of emerging technologies. 

World No Tobacco Day – Wednesday 31 May

Dr Jody Moller is available to talk about World No Tobacco Day. Dr Moller is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Chemistry and Molecular Bioscience and researches vaping and e-cigarettes.

Sudan crisis

Associate Professor Phil Orchard can provide commentary on the current crisis in Sudan and the displacement issues being faced by people who have fled the country. Associate Professor Orchards research and teaching interests focus on international efforts to provide legal and institutional protections to internally displaced persons, refugees, and war-affected civilians. The international relations expert is from the School of Humanities and Social Inquiry.

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.