Latest senior research fellow News

Is dark matter’s main rival theory dead? There’s bad news from the Cassini spacecraft and other recent tests
Not all ultra-processed foods are bad for your health, whatever you might have heard
Paris in spring, Bali in winter. How ‘bucket lists’ help cancer patients handle life and death
AstraZeneca’s COVID vaccine withdrawn – right to the end it was the victim of misinformation
Many people are feeling ecological grief. How can we help those whose work puts them at risk?
You’ve been ‘volun-told’ to coach junior sport – here’s how to best handle the parents involved
Does obesity really increase your risk of dementia?
Urgent need for logging loophole remedy within proposed koala national park
What is pathological demand avoidance – and how is it different to ‘acting out’?
We spoke to young people about sexual consent. They understand the concept, but don’t always ask in the moment
Parrot fever cases amid a ‘mysterious’ pneumonia outbreak in Argentina – what you need to know about psittacosis
Falls, fractures and self-harm: 4 charts on how kids’ injury risk changes over time and differs for boys and girls
How can we have truth-telling without the Voice? Our research shows a way forward
What are ‘Ozempic babies’? Can the drug really increase your chance of pregnancy?
New research shows urgency to act on Nigeria’s trans fat elimination policy
How the Lehrmann v Channel 10 defamation case shone an unflattering light on commercial news gathering
Untapped solar rooftop potential costing Australian billions each year, new report finds
Local greenery and low crime rates may reduce dementia risk factors: study
Underused heart program could reduce hospital readmissions and lower risk of death
Providing support to bereaved families after stillbirth and neonatal death
Key Sectors Stymie Emission Reduction Efforts: Study
Melbourne public transport services sit idle while apartment numbers boom
Diabetes drug improves cardiovascular outcomes across a range of heart and kidney conditions
A bumper Bluey episode is about to hit screens. 5 ways to get the most out of watching the show with your kids
Without community support, the green energy transition will fail. Here’s how to get communities on board
Australian ‘bush glass’ bears the fingerprints of a cosmic collision with an iron meteorite
Doctor appointed to Chair of Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Board
The consequences of the government’s new migration legislation could be dire – for individuals and for Australia
Industry shutdowns are messy and painful: 4 lessons Australia’s coal sector can learn from car-makers about bowing out
Not just a headache: migraine causing significant disability
Did tightened PBS restrictions on opioid supply reduce their use in Australia?
Gut microbiome: meet Ruminococcus bromii – the microbe that loves carbs
Study links microplastics with human health problems – but there’s still a lot we don’t know
Researchers establish India’s first national benchmark for survival among haemodialysis patients
Surviving fishing gear entanglement isn’t enough for endangered right whales – females still don’t breed afterward
‘Applying for a home felt harder than applying for a job’: NZ private rentals won’t solve need for emergency housing
Mother’s little helper: interviews with Australian women show a complex relationship with alcohol
Cultural burning is better for Australian soils than prescribed burning, or no burning at all
The Gomeroi win puts native title holders in a stronger position to fight fossil fuel projects on their land
CDU researcher and international team shine a light on troubled deepsea sharks and rays
Fished for their meat and liver oil, many remarkable deep-water sharks and rays now face extinction
Diverse role models and mentors are helping women in STEM succeed
Seeing Glaucoma From All Angles
More than 1/3 illicit drugs sold on the dark web contain unexpected substances
DataHarvest to unlock Australian grains RD&E data potential
There is a knowledge gap around menstruation in NZ – and this puts people at risk
Music therapy could help manage the pain of bereavement
Is there an alternative to 10,000 kilometres of new transmission lines? Yes – but you may not like it