Monday, January 18, 2021

Articles by Jyoti Shankar

Why pauses are important in migrant women’s lives

Migration brings a drastic change in the social lives of women, whether it is rural-urban migration within a country, or a move across countries....

Behind the ‘I Am Aussie’ posters that celebrate Oz migrants

When waiting outside a popular street-food restaurant in Harris Park for a takeaway recently, I noticed a striking poster on the blank wall of...

A very old Indian link in Tasmania’s Lufra Hotel

  On a trip to Tasmania late last year, we stopped for lunch at the well-known Lufra Hotel en route to Hobart from Port Arthur....

Talking to your kids about COVID-19

Talk about hope when talking to your children about COVID-19, says counsellor Madhavi Nawana Parker. The very low number of paediatric patients with COVID-19 has perplexed...

Piecing it together: Angela Nashaat

Mosaics and collages reveal the extraordinary Indian links in the life of an extraordinary artist

Body fat behaves differently for males and females

Research at the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity in Melbourne, recently published in Nature, has uncovered how physiological gender differences in the...

Championing Sydney on the world stage

Receiving accolades is not new for Professor Deo Prasad AO, a Scientia Professor at UNSW’s Faculty of the Built Environment. However, being presented with the...

Perth-based IT professional uses technology to create a better society

Nilesh Makwana, founder of Perth-based ICT consultancy Illuminance Solutions, has been named a Gold Disruptor in the Australian Computer Society’s CXO Disruptor of the...
Jyoti Shankar is a freelance writer and sustainability professional, who is passionate about nature

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