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9 reasons why The Lion King is basically Hamlet (and 1 reason it probably isn’t).

Written by Galen Cuthbertson  In the universe of Disney factoids, saying that “The Lion King is a remake of Hamlet” is one of the brightest stars. It’s got all the things that make a Disney factoid great: it’s about a classic film, it feels a little conspiratorial, and it makes you feel pretty clever when […]

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Shakespeare’s contribution to psychology: a Q&A with Dr Matt Dry

“There is something special and unique about Shakespeare’s body of work that makes it as fascinating and relevant today as when the plays were first written.” The study of Shakespeare is not just for arts and humanities enthusiasts. The impact of his work reaches far beyond. Shakespeare carries relevance for every discipline, especially psychology. We chatted […]

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Why you don’t actually suck at maths: a Q&A with Dr Lewis Mitchell

It’s always the same conversation at parties when Dr Lewis Mitchell introduces himself as a mathematician. There is always someone in the room that says: “I sucked at maths” or “I just don’t have a maths brain”. These common throw-away comments are ones that Lewis believes to be untrue. Listed as one of Australia’s Top […]

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Five (very) minor Shakespeare characters who totally steal the show

Written by Galen Cuthbertson  It’s easy to focus on the major characters in Shakespeare’s plays but we should to take a moment to shift our attention to some of the lesser known characters that contribute so much. Here, we pay tribute to five (very) minor Shakespeare characters that totally steal the show:

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The 5 characteristics of good project managers

Project management is an essential skill-set for many careers and in many contexts in our lives. But what does it take to be a good project manager? We have compiled the top 5 characteristics of good project managers.

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