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Podcasting overcomes hurdles to immerse students in the world of workers’ experiences

Academics have had to be creative and flexible about how they engage their students with crucial learning, and podcasting is one way to do this

An early love of languages sparked Vera Mackie’s fascinating career

Emeritus Professor made immense contribution to fields of gender, sexuality, and culture

Researchers ask Illawarra and South Coast residents to share their shark tales

Interactive mapping project explores human-shark encounters and their effects on ocean-users

New evidence shows half of Australians have ditched social media at some point

But millennials lag behind and may find it harder to kick the habit

This week's news has put sexual assault survivors at risk of 'secondary trauma'

Here's how it happens, and how to cope

Sexual assault: what can you do if you don't want to make a formal report to police?

There are many alternative and informal ways that sexual assault survivors can — and do — disclose their experiences

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