The Conversation Profile picture
Independent news from the sharpest academic minds. Read: https://t.co/pXIyo0sdkZ Sign up: https://t.co/tTlAQjh3cS Donate: https://t.co/TvbSODXXxw
Nov 15, 2017 5 tweets 3 min read
#Australia should have same-sex marriage legalised by #Christmas after an overwhelming 61.6% “yes” vote in the voluntary postal ballot, to 38.4% for the “no” side.
#marriagequality #samesexmarriage
#YesForEquality
Let's look at the numbers #thread
theconversation.com/australians-vo… After the decisive result, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull declared it was now up to parliament to “get this done”, as the result triggered celebrations across the nation by the supporters of change.
Nov 13, 2017 5 tweets 5 min read
#HotTip High level interpersonal + problem solving skills are what will make you employable in a digital world.

#Thread #education

theconversation.com/demand-for-peo… In 1986, the largest group of workers was in occupations classified as skill lvl 4 (roughly equivalent to a certificate II or III). Nowadays, the largest group of workers is in the highest (skill level 1) category - occupations requiring a bachelor degree/higher qualification.
Sep 25, 2017 9 tweets 5 min read
We all want to know this right - does my #cat really love me? And if not, WHY?
#Thread
🐈 🐈 🐈
theconversation.com/curious-kids-h… Cats can’t tell us how they’re feeling, but if we watch their behaviour closely we can work out a lot.