In Summary

  • Swinburne co-authored articles on child poverty and urban mobility are featured in The Conversation’s Yearbook 2016.

Articles co-authored by Swinburne academics are featured in The Conversation’s Yearbook 2016.

The articles looked at two important challenges of our time – child poverty and urban mobility.

Swinburne’s Associate Professor Wendy Stone and statistician Liss Ralston cowrote By 2030, ‘no Australian child will be living in poverty’ – why can’t we promise that?

Dr Nicole Ronald co-authored Growing challenges are disrupting our old ways of getting around cities

Fifty standout articles from Australia's top thinkers

The Conversation is an independent, not-for-profit online media outlet that publishes content sourced from the academic and research community. Since the Australian website's launch in March 2011, it has expanded into six editions worldwide.

The Conversation’s Yearbook brings together a collection of analysis, commentary and research that demonstrates the critical relevance of academic expertise.

It ranges from Michelle Grattan's assessment of Malcolm Turnbull's first year as prime minister, to Amy Reichelt and Clare Collins' verdict on whether eating chocolate improves your brain function, to philosopher Patrick Stokes' thoughts on the most effective way to respond to Pauline Hanson.

The book was launched in Melbourne at Readings in Carlton. It will be available in bookstores from late November.