28 May

Hillary, the Republicans, and Obama's legacy

ABC Classic FM Midday with Margaret Throsby

Charles Shipan

Visiting professor Charles "Chuck" Shipan is an expert on US bipartisanship and the operation of Congress. In this wide-ranging interview, he looks at the views of Hillary Clinton, the likely Republican field for the party's nomination and Barack Obama's legacy.


28 May

Curiosity Season Micro-Talks

Sydney Film Festival Hub, George Street, Sydney

Rodney Taveira

University of Sydney film experts will take centre stage at the Sydney Film Festival in a dedicated Micro-Talk session Upstairs in The Hub. This very popular session features four leading film academics, including Centre lecturer Rodney Taveira, presenting a short and informative 15-minute talks followed by a Q&A.

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27 May

Fool's gold

US News & World Report

Ben Carson

Don't buy the spin that 2016 straw polls have any meaning, says research associate Nicole Hemmer. Ben Carson's most recent win in the South offers little insight into the state of the race or his suitability for President.


25 June

Soil, Big Data and the Future of Agriculture


Soil, Big Data and the Future of Agriculture

This conference draws together the world’s commercial and scientific leaders in agriculture, soil science, and soil conservation to discuss how technological advancements can enable a sustainable intensification of food production to meet the needs of a growing middle class.

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Iris Bohnet

Do targets work to reduce gender inequality?

Gender bias against women in the workplace hasn't gone away despite decades of laws aimed at improving equal pay and opportunities. Visiting professor Iris Bohnet discusses how we can address unconcious bias in hiring and promotion.

Susan Pond

A bright future for alternative fuels

In the lead-up to the Centre's Low Carbon Transport On The Move conference, adjunct professor in sustainability Susan Pond discussed the promise of renewable energy in Australia.


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