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Are Anzac biscuits our strongest symbol of survival and resilience?
What happens when teamwork doesn’t make the dreamwork?
Do you lie awake at night worrying about volcano eruptions, asteroid impacts, global pandemics, evil robots, or nuclear warfare? What can we do today to prepare for the unimaginable?
Our increasing intrusion into the natural world is creating strange new risks and endangering the future of all life. How can we think about not just surviving, but thriving in the Anthropocene?
How can we learn to deal with the unexpected? And how can we teach the skills that the unexpected depends on – creativity, collaboration and never giving up?
When writing policy for public health and welfare, what changes can be made to improve the health and well being for everyone in our community?
What are the speculative theories that may become scientific fact in the future?
COVID-19 has made it almost impossible to talk about anything else, but the imperatives of climate change have not gone away. So how do we restart the conversation on climate?
Is it possible to feed a future population of 10 billion people a healthy diet within planetary boundaries?
Less than two decades ago, wondering whether other stars really did host planets was a matter for science fiction writers rather than scientists.
Human beings, we're taught, are by nature selfish and governed primarily by self-interest. But what if it isn't true?