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The snow industry’s left turn

Snowsports are a costly business, but climate change and generational changes are creating new challenges and extra costs for the industry. Join Wesley as he explains this, and how the snowsport industry is changing to overcome these challenges.

Pace and Space: Is the NBA ready for expansion?

Recent decisions by the NBA have hinted that league expansion is on the horizon. Using the COVID-impacted 2021-22 season as a basis of analysis, Mason explores the feasibility of this prospect and whether it would do more harm for the league than good.

Building the blocks of blockchain: Part 1

Modern blockchain technology was introduced as a method to securely timestamp digital documents and it has since revolutionised the world of finance and economics. Given the increasing popularity and adoption of these technologies, join David as he dives into the origins of blockchain in this two-part series.

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Are friendships strengthening education policy outcomes?

What is your average friend worth? Analysing friendship behaviour can help us better understand spillover effects when evaluating education policy The tutor learning initiative in Victoria In light of the current lockdown measures, teachers were required to adapt their learning to online platforms to compensate for the fact that students were unable to attend school …

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