Tagged: Julia Gillard

Aussie bid to boost science literacy, engagement - Griffin's Gadgets

Peter Griffin Aug 12, 2010

As Australia rolls towards a Federal election a fair amount of pork barrel politicking is underway as Prime Minister Julia Gillard and opposition leader Tony Abbott fight to swing the divided electorate their way. Still, there hasn’t been much for science, the only significant thing outlined in Labor’s science policy released this week being the A$21 million Inspiring … Read More

Getting straight on marriage - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Jul 05, 2010

Peter Griffin at the blog Griffin’s Gadgets runs an amusing series “Crazy science letter of the week.” You know – the cranks who write “Letters to the Editor” trying to put us straight about evolutionary and climate science. It’s worth checking them out. Sometimes (but more rarely) there can also be letters that are the [...] … Read More