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Students put a Hult on global food crisis

Crawford School students are set to step up to the plate and present models to solve global food security issues, as part of this year's Hult Prize.

Tasmania in the Asian Century

Premier of Tasmania, Lara Giddings, visits Crawford School for roundtable discussions addressing the potentially profound implications the rise and transformation of Asia could have on the small southern state.

Be a pen pusher for a PhD

If you've got pens to be pushed, folders you've forsaken or your stationery has been too long stationary then the Stationery Exchange wants to hear from you.

Job hunt success is all in a name

Australian employers are not giving a fair go to all, writes Public Policy Fellow ALISON BOOTH.

Asian education set for HECS

Nobel Prize-winning economist Professor Joseph Stiglitz will be one of the keynote speakers at a special six-day set of conferences in Bangkok looking at the take up of a very Australian idea – income contingent loans.

Beware a revenue blowout: McKibbin

Badly-designed taxes and huge election commitments without guaranteed revenue streams to pay for them run the risk of blowing a multi-billion dollar hole in the national economy, according to a leading economist.

Unpicking productivity

What does productivity actually mean? And what happens to the economy if we aren’t able to make satisfactory progress in increasing it? Those are some of the questions addressed in a new issues paper.

Aim high: big carbon targets achievable

The UK Government target of reducing emissions by 80 per cent by 2050 is achievable, according to the Chief Executive of the UK Committee on Climate Change.

Scholarship helps Indigenous scholar go with the flow

The inaugural Garrurru Scholarship winner will use his time studying at the Crawford School of Public Policy to help drive Australia’s water reform agenda.

An experience to turn you 360 degrees

A new intensive study tour will give participants the chance to completely immerse themselves in China in the company of some of the world's greatest experts on the country.

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