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By Brent C. Ruby, Professor of exercise and work physiology, University of Montana
Wildland firefighters need the endurance of a cyclist in the Tour de France, and the work takes a toll on their bodies. A physiologist explains what’s at stake.The Conversation (Full Story)
By Olaf Meynecke, Research Fellow in Marine Science, Griffith University
If a whale comes across a patch of kelp, it may well start playing with it. This practice may also be useful to rid whales of unwanted passengers.The Conversation (Full Story)
By Alan Labas, Lecturer in Management, Federation University Australia
Benjamin Matthew Long, Senior Lecturer, Chemistry, Federation University Australia
Dylan Liu, Lecturer in Food Science and Sustainability, Federation University Australia
Food waste is a global problem with approximately 1.3 billion tonnes of food wasted each year throughout the food lifecycle – from the farm to food manufacturers and households.

Across the food supply chain, Australians waste around 7.6 million tonnes of food each year. This costs our economy approximately…The Conversation (Full Story)

By Shidan Tosif, Honorary Clinical Associate Professor, The University of Melbourne
While COVID in children has generally been milder than in adults, there are concerns long COVID may be a major consequence for children and young people arising from the pandemic.

Long COVID, also known as “post-COVID condition” is an umbrella term for a range of symptoms that can persist for months after the initial acute phase of COVID. Long COVID may include fatigue, post-exertional malaise, disordered sleep, cognitive difficulties, pain, anxiety and depression. These symptoms can impact people of any…The Conversation (Full Story)

By Bruce Wolpe, Non-resident Senior Fellow, United States Study Centre, University of Sydney
What we are already hearing today from those leading the “no” campaign is an echo chamber of Trumpist sentiments for his supporters and acolytes in Australia.The Conversation (Full Story)
By Amber Gwynne, Sessional Lecturer in Writing, The University of Queensland
Celebrities have long employed ghostwriters to help them tell their life stories. But their involvement in creating celebrity children’s books and novels is more recent – and more controversial.The Conversation (Full Story)
By Jacob Prehn, Associate Dean Indigenous College of Arts, Law, and Education; Senior Lecturer - Indigenous Fellow, Social Work, University of Tasmania
Joselynn Baltra-Ulloa, Senior Lecturer in Social Work - School of Social Sciences, University of Tasmania
Justin Canty, Lecturer in Social Work - School of Social Sciences, University of Tasmania
Kate Vincent, Lecturer in Social Work, Social Work Program Convenor, University of Tasmania
Milena Heinsch, Professor and Head of Social Work, University of Tasmania
The Voice to Parliament referendum is bringing about harmful discussions, affecting First Nations people. There are ways to support better wellbeing during this time.The Conversation (Full Story)
By George A Heckman, Schlegel Research Chair in Geriatric Medicine, Associate Professor, University of Waterloo
Andrew Costa, Associate Professor | Schlegel Chair in Clinical Epidemiology & Aging | Canada Research Chair in Integrated Care for Seniors, McMaster University
Ads for retirement homes often feature an older couple relaxing in comfortable surroundings, playing a board game or enjoying a meal with friends. They look well — and young for their age — with broad smiles and perfect silver hair.

These ads offer worry-free, active retirement living at its fullest, complete with delicious and nutritious food. It looks like a wonderful lifestyle choice.

But is it really a lifestyle choice? Or, is it imposed upon older adults by fragmented and under-resourced primary and community care services?

Assisted living

In…The Conversation (Full Story)

By Irene Gammel, Professor & Director, Modern Literature and Culture Research Centre and Gallery, Toronto Metropolitan University
Digital archives can have an important part in creating more inclusive art histories, but paying attention to ethical research practices when sharing and circulating resources is critical.The Conversation (Full Story)
Tuesday, September 26, 2023
The UN human rights chief on Tuesday presented another grim assessment of the situation in Myanmar, detailing escalating horrors inflicted by the military on civilians in the country. (Full Story)
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