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New study to examine Aussie English

A new study of Australian English is trying to find out if Australians all sound the same, or if people speak differently in the country compared to cities or across the states.

dateMar 23, 2015 in Social Sciences
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What motivates men who kill police?

Who intentionally seeks to kill a policeman and why? In 2014 the rate of policemen purposely killed in the line of duty in the U.S. was nearly 1.5 times greater than in 2013. These incidents and what may have motivated the ...

dateMar 18, 2015 in Social Sciences
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The rise of the new celebrity scientists

Are you wondering how a biopic about a scientist, The Theory of Everything, garnered five Oscar nominations - or even got made in the first place? American University's School of Communication professor Declan ...

dateMar 18, 2015 in Social Sciences
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Research challenges boat turn–back policy

Research by The University of Queensland's Migrant Smuggling Working Group shows that Australia's policy to turn-back boats does little to combat migrant smuggling, violates international obligations and ...

dateMar 13, 2015 in Social Sciences
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