Australian books and authors in the USA

by Susan Murray - Published on: 17 August 2018
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Australian Books and Authors in the American Marketplace 1840s-1940s explores how Australian writers and their works were present in the United States before the mid twentieth century to a much greater degree than previously acknowledged.

Highlighting Indigenous archaeology in Victoria

by Susan Murray - Published on: 1 February 2018
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Between the Murray and the Sea: Aboriginal Archaeology in South-eastern Australia explores the Indigenous archaeology of Victoria, focusing on areas south and east of the Murray River.

Looking at multiple sites from the region, David Frankel considers what the archaeological evidence reveals about Indigenous society, migration, and hunting techniques.

Christmas delivery schedule

by Susan Murray - Published on: 21 December 2017
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Published on: 21 December 2017

The University closes for the Christmas break at 5pm on Friday 22 December and reopens on Monday 8 January 2018. Any books ordered during the Christmas closure will be dispatched in the week beginning 8 January. We wish all our customers and authors a happy Christmas.
Agata, Alex, Denise, Phil and Susan

Wind turbine syndrome

by Susan Murray - Published on: 5 December 2017
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Wind Turbine Syndrome: A Communicated Disease

In Wind Turbine Syndrome: A Communicated Disease, Simon Chapman and Fiona Crichton explore the claims and tactics of the anti-windfarm movement, examine the scientific evidence, and consider how best to respond to anti-windfarm arguments. This is an eye-opening account of the rise of the anti-windfarm movement, and a timely call for a more evidence-based approach.

Best practice in urban planning

by Susan Murray - Published on: 22 August 2017
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Comparative Urban Land Use Planning: Best Practice
Throughout the world, city planners and governments grapple with the challenges of urban planning using remarkably similar land use regimes. Yet the realisation is increasing that real urban problems – crime, decay, drug abuse, inequality, depression and alienation – are not easily solved by the classic devices of a strategic plan and a zoning map. Comparative Urban Land Use Planning: Best Practice draws on examples from around the world to discover the best practice responses to the critical issues of planning and urban social problems.

Happy 140th birthday, May Gibbs!

by Susan Murray - Published on: 17 January 2017
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Published on: 17 January 2017

May Gibbs, mother of the gumnuts

Today we celebrate the 140th birthday of May Gibbs, Australian author and illustrator, and her extraordinary legacy.

Professor Rick Shine, snakes, lizards and cane toads

by Susan Murray - Published on: 20 October 2016
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Cane toads: a tale of sugar, politics and flawed science

Congratulations to Professor Rick Shine for winning the 2016 Prime Minister’s Prize for Science. Professor Shine’s research into cane toads and their effects on predators are a vital component of Nigel Turvey’s book on cane toads and other invasive introduced species, Cane toads: a tale of sugar, politics and flawed science.

Doglogbook, the app to ensure optimum quality of life and happiness

by Susan Murray - Published on: 14 September 2016
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Carrots and sticks: principles of animal training

Doglogbook has been designed by animal welfare scientists in the Faculty of Veterinary Science to be a dog’s new best friend, helping ensure optimum quality of life and happiness – from puppyhood through to old age to assist with difficult end-of-life decisions. The app complements research and information from Professors Paul McGreevy and Bob Boakes, in their book, Carrots and sticks: principles of animal training.

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