Universities are increasingly wanting to appeal to students who look to their study as a training period for future employment. However, this has put traditional liberal arts subjects like philosophy and sociology at risk. What does the future look like for liberal arts education in light of this trend? Doug Becker speaks with Robert E. Williams, Alexandra Monchick, and Michael Theune.
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Are doctors missing out on signs of potential brain disorders triggered by COVID-19?
In a recent study done in the UK, a small pool of 40 Covid-19 patients were examined for
their developed neurological problems. Nirvana Haldar speaks to Jasper Morrow, a Neurologist at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, about the study.
With the announcement this week that Judith Collins will lead the National Party as Leader of the Opposition into the upcoming election, Jemima Huston has been thinking about gender politics. Is it unusual to have two women in the top spots of the major parliamentary parties? How does the public respond to women leaders? Does the media frame women politicians differently to their men counterparts? Victoria Univeristy of Wellington Politics Lecturer Dr Claire Timperley speaks to Jemima about these issues. They discuss gender stereotypes, representation and policy made by women.
Yesterday the government announced a $242 million maternity package intended to support midwives, mothers and babies. Jemima Huston spoke to Associate Health Minister Julie Anne Genter about the funding boost.
This week Jemima Huston explores gender politics in response to the recent announcement of National Party MP Judith Collins taking over the Opposition Leader position. She speaks to Politics Lecturer Dr Claire Timperley from the Victoria University of Wellington about how the public respond to women leaders and why women in government is important for representation.
Yesterday the government announced a $242 million maternity fund to support midwives, mothers and babies. Jemima talks to Associate Health Minister Julie Anne Genter about the funding boost.
The Matariki Festival celebrating the beginning of the new year in Te Ao Māori has just ended. Jemima spoke to Stardome's Josh Kirkley about Matariki and its significance.
Justin talked to former MP and United Future Leader Peter Dunne about the future of the National Leader, following new leader Judith Collins reshuffling the shadow cabinet and MPs Amy Adams and Nikki Kaye retiring from Parliament.
Justin spoke to former United Future leader Peter Dunne on the future of the National Party following leadership changes, the resignation of MPs Amy Adams and Nikki Kaye, and a shadow cabinet reshuffle.
Ollie spoke to Associate Environment Minister Eugenie Sage on recycling infrastructure.
Ollie also discussed with TradeAid Chief Executive Geoff White about chocolate manufacturer Whittaker's decision to switch from Fairtrade certification to Rainforest Alliance certification.
Zoe caught up with Justin on Neighbourhood Watch and talked about the coronavirus situation in New South Wales, the Palace Letters, and a Truth and Justice Commission for Aboriginal People in Victoria.