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Trust Me, I'm An Expert

By The Conversation

The Conversation's editors bring you the most insightful, fascinating, surprising analysis and stories from the academic world. We're asking the experts to bust the myths, explain the science and put the news headlines into context. Join us as we take a deep dive into the big ideas driving our world.

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    250 years since Captain Cook landed in Australia, it's time to acknowledge the violence of first encounters04/28/2020
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    An honest reckoning with Captain Cook's legacy won't heal things overnight. But it's a start04/28/2020
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    Childhood, adolescence, pregnancy, menopause, 75+: how your diet should change with each stage of life04/17/2020
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    What does the coronavirus pandemic sound like? The voices of people struggling, secluding and surviving around the world04/03/2020
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    Coronavirus and COVID-19: your questions answered by virus experts03/13/2020
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    We asked astronomers: are we alone in the Universe? The answer was surprisingly consistent03/09/2020
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    More than 70% of the Universe is made of 'dark energy', the mysterious stuff even stranger than dark matter02/23/2020
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    'Futuring' can help us survive the climate crisis. And guess what? You're a futurist too01/31/2020
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    The Dish in Parkes is scanning the southern Milky Way, searching for alien signals01/15/2020
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    'The size, the grandeur, the peacefulness of being in the dark': what it's like to study space at Siding Spring Observatory12/18/2019
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    Antibiotic resistant superbugs kill 32 plane-loads of people a week. We can all help fight back11/26/2019
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    Nearly all your devices run on lithium batteries. Here's a Nobel Prizewinner on his part in their invention – and their future11/01/2019
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    Trust Me, I'm An Expert: forensic entomology, or what bugs can tell police about when someone died10/06/2019
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    Trust Me, I'm An Expert: what science says about how to lose weight and whether you really need to09/10/2019
  7. 15.
    Trust Me, I'm An Expert: Queensland still mystifies too many politicians but its needs are surprisingly simple08/27/2019
  8. 16.
    Trust Me, I’m An Expert: Why the Hong Kong protesters feel they have nothing to lose08/22/2019
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    What's the next 'giant leap' for humankind in space? We asked 3 space experts07/19/2019
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    'This is going to affect how we determine time since death': how studying body donors in the bush is changing forensic science07/01/2019
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    'People felt totally trapped': what it's like to be a pensioner renting privately as Australia's housing costs soar06/14/2019
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    India election 2019: millions of Indian youth are underemployed and going to the polls05/06/2019
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    Nimbin before and after: local voices on how the 1973 Aquarius Festival changed a town forever05/03/2019
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    'Labor will win this election. I think that's virtually unquestionable': political scientist Andy Marks on #AusVotes2019 and the key issues in NSW04/30/2019
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    The myth of 'the Queensland voter', Australia's trust deficit, and the path to Indigenous recognition04/18/2019
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    Mukurtu: an online dilly bag for keeping Indigenous digital archives safe04/16/2019
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    PODCAST: Michelle Grattan, Peter Martin and Tim Colebatch on the election-eve budget chock full of sweeteners04/02/2019
  18. 26.
    It's your money they're spending in this election-eve budget. Here's how we're covering the story03/26/2019
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    Mark Latham in the upper house? A Coalition minority government? The NSW election is nearly upon us and it's going to be a wild ride03/08/2019
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    'I think we should be very concerned': A cyber crime expert on this week's hack and what needs to happen next02/21/2019
  21. 29.
    A refugee law expert on a week of 'reckless' rhetoric and a new way to process asylum seeker claims02/14/2019
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    Trust Me, I'm An Expert: how to spot the work of a political spin doctor this election season01/31/2019
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    Trust Me, I'm An Expert: What research says about how to stick to your New Year’s resolutions12/30/2018
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    Trust Me, I'm An Expert: the science of sleep and the economics of sleeplessness11/30/2018
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    Trust Me, I'm An Expert: Food fraud, the centuries-old problem that won't go away10/31/2018
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    Trust Me, I'm An Expert: Cyclone season approacheth, but this year there's a twist10/07/2018
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    Trust Me, I'm An Expert: Australia's extreme weather09/30/2018
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    Trust Me, I'm An Expert: How augmented reality may one day make music a visual, interactive experience08/30/2018
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    Trust Me, I'm An Expert: what the huge HILDA survey reveals about your economic well-being, health and family life07/30/2018
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    Trust Me, I'm An Expert: What is sport worth?07/02/2018
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    Trust Me, I'm An Expert: The explainer episode05/31/2018
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    Trust Me, I'm An Expert: 'Dancing out of depression' – how Syrian refugees are using exercise to improve mental health04/30/2018
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    Trust Me, I'm An Expert: Brain-zapping, the curious case of the n-rays and other stories of evidence03/29/2018
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    Trust Me I'm An Expert: The science of pain03/01/2018
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    Trust Me I'm An Expert: Why February is the real danger month for power blackouts01/29/2018
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    Trust Me, I'm an Expert: Risk12/31/2017
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    Marrying across Australia's Catholic-Protestant divide11/30/2017
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    Trust Me, I'm An Expert: Competition11/02/2017
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    Trust Me, I'm An Expert: a lawyer, a biblical scholar and a fact-checker walk into the same-sex marriage debate...10/05/2017
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    Trust Me, I'm An Expert: a new podcast from The Conversation09/27/2017

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