Expert opinion

The Conversation logo

Opinion: It’s not how big your laser is, it’s how you use it: space law is an important part of the fight against space debris

Space is getting crowded. More than 100 million tiny pieces of debris are spinning in Earth orbit, along with tens of thousands of bigger chunks and around 3,300 functioning satellites.


The Conversation logo

Opinion: Less than half of Australian adults know how to identify misinformation online

For most of us, it’s hard to imagine a media-free day. To do these activities regularly and effectively, we need to have at least a moderate level of media literacy.


The Conversation logo

Opinion: 7 ways to make Easter safe and inclusive for children with food allergies

Easter can be a challenging and anxious time for children with food allergies and their families.


The Conversation logo

Opinion: A staggering 1.8 million hectares burned in ‘high-severity’ fires during Australia’s Black Summer

In the aftermath of Australia’s devastating Black Summer fires, research has begun to clarify the role of climate change.


The Conversation logo

Opinion: Why do people try to drive through floodwater or leave it too late to flee? Psychology offers some answers

NSW is currently in the grip of one of largest flood events in decades. The NSW SES is helping thousands of people evacuate and has received more than 2,000 calls for help in the last 24 hours.


The Conversation logo

Opinion: Floods leave a legacy of mental health problems — and disadvantaged people are often hardest hit

Yet again, large swathes of New South Wales are underwater. A week of solid rain has led to floods in the Mid-North Coast, Sydney and the Central Coast, with several areas being evacuated as I write.


The Conversation logo

Opinion: Cheerleaders are athletes. The NRL should pause on packing away the pom poms

As the NRL competition ushers in its 2021 season, women waving pom poms while clad in figure hugging attire and white, knee-high boots will be missing from some games.


The Conversation logo

Opinion: How young LGBTQIA+ people used social media to thrive during COVID lockdowns

We spoke to 65 LGBTQIA+ people aged 16–30 from across Australia. For many, isolation provided an opportunity to reflect and build on their identity.



Previous   --- Page 6 of 86 ---   Next

More Expert Opinion News - Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86