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14 January 2013
Is innovation, research and development the way to get out of economic strife, or further into it? PAUL HARRIS writes that the answer lies in doing better innovation, instead of more of it.

Financial frenemy

Is innovation, research and development the way to get out of economic strife, or further into it? PAUL HARRIS writes the answer.

14 January 2013
Picture of Jennifer Robinson

Just cause

High-profile international lawyer Jennifer Robinson has taken on some of the world’s toughest legal cases. But as TABITHA CARVAN reports, her quest for social justice started with a study stint in Indonesia.

11 January 2013
China's new generation of leaders have an opportunity to lead the world towards a sustainable, fair and harmonious future, writes ROBERT COSTANZA.

Measuring China's harmony

China's new generation of leaders have an opportunity to lead the world towards a harmonious future, writes ROBERT COSTANZA.

11 January 2013
2012 raised big questions about aid quality and aid quantity, so what's in store for 2013? STEPHEN HOWES and ROBIN DAVIES of the Development Policy Centre analyse the year ahead.

2013: A year of aid uncertainty?

2012 raised big questions about aid quality and quantity, so what's in store for 2013? STEPHEN HOWES and ROBIN DAVIES analyse the year ahead.

10 January 2013
Veronica Pereira Maia, Sydney, 1996. ‘I wove this tais and wove in the names of all the victims of the massacre in Dili on 12 November 1991'. Photo by Ross Bird.

Doves of war

A ground-breaking study has revealed how the 21st century’s first new state, Timor-Leste, achieved independence from a much more powerful Indonesia by laying down the gun.

08 January 2013
The last-minute cancellation of a Thai television drama because of fears it would break broadcasting laws on material that may destablise the Southeast Asian nation is a worrying sign about the country’s political maturity, according to a leading researcher.

Dark arts and Thai drama

The last-minute cancellation of a Thai television drama is a worrying sign about the country’s political maturity, according to a leading researcher.

07 January 2013
Masters student Josh Machin is set to walk the world stage after being selected to head to Washington DC to work with a US Senator.

Seeing the inner workings of the US Senate

Masters student Josh Machin is set to walk the world stage after being selected to head to Washington DC to work with a US Senator.

07 January 2013
The Ma! Iwaidja app

Language's digital lifeline

One of the world’s most ancient languages is being brought into the digital age through the development of the first phone app for an Australian Indigenous language, writes MARTYN PEARCE.

07 January 2013
A new intensive Mongolian language course, designed for beginners, will provide the foundation for practical listening, speaking, reading and writing skills.

New Mongolian course is one steppe ahead

A new intensive Mongolian language course aims to promote cultural and academic exchange.

03 January 2013
A book that sheds light on the social drive for educational achievement in today’s China has won Professor Andrew Kipnis the Francis L.K Hsu Book Prize

Researcher wins top book prize

An ANU book that sheds light on Chinese society’s drive for educational success has scooped a prestigious prize in the USA.

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