The Junction

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More than just games
Curtin University, Ezra Kaye

Chatter about video games often involves titles such as FIFA or Grand Theft Auto. They are generally thought of as playthings for children...

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Damned if you know, or don't
Curtin University, Ava Rawlings

Watching loved ones battle a terminal illness is never easy. Seeing their health decline and the person they are slowly fade brings unimaginable...

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Feral camel warning as numbers explode
Murdoch University, Zane Holmes

Experts warn that Australia’s feral camel population will explode after a $19 million plan fails to reduce numbers. Australia has more than...

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Alone together
Curtin University, Aimee Glossop

Georgia McCluskey spent her 18th birthday in hospital alone. While other teens would have partied the night away, McCluskey sat slumped in a wheelchair in a waiting room at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital. She was suffering from a severe episode of tachycardia...

A hand holding a blue car
More than just games
Curtin University, Ezra Kaye

Chatter about video games often involves titles such as FIFA or Grand Theft Auto. They are generally thought of as playthings for children and young adults, but video games are gaining popularity in other age groups and researchers are exploring the...

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Empty city, empty wallets
Curtin University, Reilly Leeson

In 1962, American astronaut John Glenn dubbed Perth ‘the city of light’. But today, Perth’s CBD is akin to a neon light. There’s flashy casing on the outside and electrodes powering it up at each end, but the inside is an empty space filled with...

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April Podcast out now
April 1, 2024

The Long Read series of our podcast, Making a Difference, continues with a reckoning from Australia's...

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March Podcast: On The Rocks
February 29, 2024

In the next episode of our Long Read series on Making a Difference, Tylah Tully from Curtin University...

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February Podcast: The Professional Recyclers
January 31, 2024

This month on Making a Difference is the first in our Long Read series where we focus on one, in-depth...

DOOMSCROLLING - A Soothing Compulsion
DOOMSCROLLING - A Soothing Compulsion
Griffith University, Michelle Homsombat • January 19, 2024

Michelle Homsombat's short documentary aims to investigate the act of doomscrolling and how it affects...

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