“I met a greyhound in the park and saw it running,” Nora Anderson-Dieppe says. “I just thought it was beautiful and got chatting to the owner. I said, ‘Why is she covered in those scars?’” He said, “do you not know much about the racing industry?” Nora Anderson-Dieppe is the founder of Sydney-based volunteer groupContinue reading “‘Bring Jack Home’ – the plight of stranded racing dogs in Macau”
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‘If you want to be a journalist, do it differently, so you get a unique brand and a mark on it.” A journalist since the early 1990s, Declan Hill is an expert in match-fixing and corruption in international sports. He is best-known for exposing corruption in sport, and his books, Fix: Soccer and Organized Crime (2010) and The Insider’sContinue reading “Advice to future journalists – from journalist and match-fixing expert Declan Hill”
‘Conflict diamonds’ are still being funnelled out of the Central African Republic (CAR) via Cameroon despite a short-lived international embargo, where they have helped fund a genocidal war that has killed thousands of people since 2013. By Simone West This article was written on November 7, 2017 Diamonds marked #RCA [CAR] #diamond onContinue reading “Blood on our hands – ‘Conflict diamonds’ are still leaking out of the Central African Republic via Cameroon”
By Simone West and Rebecca Birch Romania is struggling with a shortage of doctors and nurses migrating West to work. Now the European Commission and Romanian Government are trying to solve the problem by building new hospitals and improving living conditions. Between 2009-2015, Romania lost 50% of its doctors. 10% of the population also reported thatContinue reading “Romania to reduce brain drain”
On 3 September 2017, the Education Department of Western Australia announced it would make changes to a statewide dress code, allowing girls enrolled in public schools to have more uniform options. Victoria has followed suit, with Education Minister James Merlino announcing in a statement on 11 September that this is “something I would expect all government schools to do.”
A grant of DKK 100 million has been awarded at the Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Stem Cell Biology, Danstem at the University of Copenhagen, paving the way for a long-lasting treatment of hematologic diseases.