Earth ScienceNational Council of Women award recipient!

PhD candidate, Emma Austin, from the Centre for Water, Climate and Land (CWCL) in the Faculty of Science, has been awarded a National Council of Women New South Wales (NCW NSW) Australia Day Award. The awards recognise talented young women […]

Geography, Environmental Studies, and Development StudiesQuiet Activism in Sydney’s Foodscapes: Associate Professor Andrew McGregor visits for Seminar Series

  We were fortunate to have Associate Professor Andrew McGregor from Macquarie University to present for our seminar series discussing ‘Prefigurative politics and plant-based food in the Anthropocene: quiet activism within Sydney’s foodscapes’.    Andrew’s research spans across development studies, human […]

Principia PedagogicaPublic commentary

So it seems I have been sucked into the now all so common social media maelstrom.  My hope with this blog — should it actually still exist and work — is to develop the arguments I wish I could make […]

Online CounsellingMindfulness and Anxiety

Have you heard about Mindfulness ? If not where have you been hiding, it’s all the rage and all the cool kids are doing it ! Mindfulness is a concept that the West has borrowed principally from Buddhist meditation practices, […]

Environmental Science and ManagementDr Simon Clulow Published in Science

Excitingly Dr Simon Clulow, a member of the Conservation Biology Group has had a paper published in Science. The paper, published with Australian and international co-authors identifies the frog fauna of New Guinea (including Papua New Guinea) at risk of a major catastrophic […]

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Online CounsellingMaking the Most of the Mid-Semester Break

The phrase “All work and no play, makes Jack a dull boy” was recorded as early as 1659 according to Wikipedia, which demonstrates that there has been a strong understanding of the need for work / life balance for almost […]

Online CounsellingRUOK ? A conversation can change a life.

It’s a very sad fact that on average  8 people take their own life each day in Australia, and for each death, 30 others attempt suicide. RUOK is a campaign to address the main risk factors of suicide:  Isolation and […]

Online CounsellingThree Good Things

It is common for people to perceive that Psychology is all about mental illness, but this is far from the truth. The field of Clinical Psychology actually started to grow after World war I & II, when many soldiers returned […]

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