Is AUKUS just ANZUS without New Zealand?

Is AUKUS just ANZUS without New Zealand?

By Alexander Gillespie ANZUS without NZ? Why the new security pact between Australia, the UK and US might not be all it seems. We live, to borrow a phrase, in interesting times. The pandemic aside, relations between the superpowers are tense. The sudden arrival of the...
Human genome editing – are we ready?  ▶

Human genome editing – are we ready? ▶

Are we ready for human genome editing? In this talk, Senior Lecturer Hilary Sheppard illustrates how CRISPR can be used to fix disease-causing broken genes in adult cells. This talk was part of the 2021 home edition of the Raising the Bar series, where academics talk...
Is surreptitious policing a problem in Aotearoa? ▶

Is surreptitious policing a problem in Aotearoa? ▶

Is surreptitious policing a problem in Aotearoa? In this talk, Professor Scott Optican examines the criminal justice system’s response to significantly inculpatory evidence generated by surreptitious policing. This talk was part of the 2021 home edition of the Raising...
What makes a terrorist? ▶

What makes a terrorist? ▶

From the power of love shown after the Christchurch terror attacks, to why you should use the story of The Three Billy Goats Gruff to teach children about terrorism, Professor Peter O’Connor explains the intricacies of terrorism like you’ve never heard before....