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2018 Cunningham Lecture: The Pursuit of Knowledge

– Video uploaded below – The Pursuit of Knowledge: Veritas Redux Presented by Professor Glenn Withers AO FASSA (Professor ANU and UNSW Canberra) Humans are ascendant because of rational knowledge. In this Lecture the nature and standing of contemporary knowledge creation, testing and transmission will be examined. Achievement will be celebrated, but failure and challenges […]

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    #FASSA Prof Hal Hill's recent article on the #Indonesian #economy, explores why Indonesia isn't growing as fast as some of its neighbours. #SocialScienceMatters https://t.co/rae1iDRWAU

    #FASSA @PatMcGorry says overwhelming response to #MentalHealth royal commission vindicates Premier's decision to call a royal commission. #SociallScienceMatters https://t.co/bV42yVQW4Q via @theage

    Opal Tower part of legacy of NSW building disasters - #FASSA Prof Peter Shergold revealed sector required major reform in recent federal inquiry #SocialScienceMatters https://t.co/XkaQ6wUbzS via @newscomauHQ

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