Meat. It used to be the star attraction on our plates. Now it’s a hot topic, but it’s sizzling for all the wrong reasons. It’s getting hard to flip that burger flippantly when we’re surrounded by scary statistics. Is eating … Continue reading Big Questions: is eating meat killing us?
If you browse the self-help section of any bookstore you’ll notice a common theme. As a society, we are desperate to find, and keep, happiness and a happy life. Happiness can mean different things to different people. For some, happiness … Continue reading Big Questions: what’s the secret to a happy life?
At Charles Sturt University, we think big. And that means exploring the key issues that are affecting the world; and asking the big questions around them. From health and nature to politics and society, our Big Questions series sees … Continue reading Big questions. You ask, Charles Sturt will answer…
How do you protect yourself from the threat of identity theft? An expert Charles Sturt academic gives you the essential information. Continue reading Big Questions: how real is identity theft?
Do cities spell doom for wildlife? Is our increasingly urban way of life going to ultimately prove destructive to our native fauna? Can cities sustain healthy, wild ecosystems? These questions are becoming increasingly important. And they are questions that researchers … Continue reading Big Questions: can we protect urban biodiversity?
Is terrorism now a part of everyday life? Will there always be an al-Qaeda or an Islamic State threatening communities and nations? Are we in a perpetual ‘war on terror’? These are questions that we’re all learning to live with. … Continue reading Big Questions: can we stop terrorism?
Fake news. Russian-bought adverts. The Cambridge Analytica scandal. When it comes to its influence on the process of democracy in the Western world, social media is being increasingly called into question, as we spend more and more time online. But … Continue reading Big Questions: is social media killing democracy?
There are some big questions in the field of haematology and cardiovascular medicine. Can we detect heart attack symptoms and take preventative measures? What are the physiological signs that might mean an impending cardiac arrest? How do we reduce the … Continue reading Big Questions: can you predict a heart attack?