By Ros Wong I am obsessed with neoliberalism, creative financial processes and capitalism, and the gendered dynamics they reproduce. Financialisation was a process that incorporated all three with direct and indirect effects. Thus, financialisation grounded both my M.A. and the PhD I commenced in 2015. My research centred on women Read more…
If policy actors want to successfully advocate for progressive policy change in Australian health departments, they need to work towards building a cohesive policy network, including a range of leaders; support the establishment of guiding institutions specific to the issue and facilitate extensive community consultation.
I am inspired by critical pedagogies, informal education models and I enjoy experimenting with teaching styles that promote democratic dialogue and independent enquiry rather than me delivering another monologue. With these things in mind, I decided to create a publicly available podcast as the central piece of content for the new unit. In my last episode, I interviewed Cassandra Star about climate justice and environmental security.
I was amazed by the scale of China’s renewable energy development. At the same time, I was astonished how much renewable energy was wasted. It was a sad thing to see wind farms closed with turbines standing still like an army of petrified warriors, quiet and lifeless, staring empty at the passing gales.