Public 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 […]

Mindfulness 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, […]

Tully Hambridge at the Jakarta International Youth Program

In August Tully Hambridge had the amazing opportunity to attend the Jakarta International Youth Program. You may have met Tully in class, she is a current Bachelor of Social Science/Bachelor of Laws (Honours) student majoring in Human Geography and the Environment. She […]

World Mental Health Day: Do you see what I see?

Today is World Mental Health Day. A good day to stop and take a minute, and ask what you know about mental health. When I first opened the website I was met with today’s date. 10th October. 10/10. For me […]

Free online programs for stress and anxiety

As we come towards the second half of semester, some of you may be feeling a bit stressed or looking for some strategies to help you manage anxiety or improve your wellbeing. An easy way to learn some new skills […]

Dr 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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Making 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 […]

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