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NHMRC funding “bombshell”

November 7, 2022 - 17:25 -- Admin

Australia punches above its weight in the medical research space. The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) is the main government granting agency in the field of medical research. On October 16th, it was announced that future mid-level and senior grants will be awarded to males and females in exactly equal number.

A metaphor, a hack, a ladder: On the difficulty of telling yourself the truth

September 2, 2022 - 16:20 -- Admin

I wrote a couple of pieces for apolitical a few years ago, but didn’t persevere. I then got an invitation to discuss my experience with the inevitable internal review and had a good discussion. Saying that apolitical seemed very optimised to its audience to me, which of course is its right. However its eagerness to demonstrate its usefulness to readers’ careers in the civil service, it rather played itself out of what I wrote about.