104-year-old academic David Goodall says in his final hours he has ‘no hesitations whatsoever’

104-year-old academic David Goodall says in his final hours he has ‘no hesitations whatsoever’

Updated May 10, 2018 00:54:33 Photo: Former Edith Cowan University Professor David Goodall turns 104 years old on 4 April. 2 April 2018. (ABC News: Marcus Alborn) As 104-year-old academic David Goodall prepares to end his life through voluntary euthanasia in Switzerland, he tells a press conference he hopes his …

104-year-old academic David Goodall says in his final hours he has ‘no hesitations whatsoever’

104-year-old academic David Goodall says in his final hours he has ‘no hesitations whatsoever’

Updated May 10, 2018 00:06:59 Photo: Former Edith Cowan University Professor David Goodall turns 104 years old on 4 April. 2 April 2018. (ABC News: Marcus Alborn) Academic David Goodall says he looks forward to exercising his own choice to end his life, as the 104-year-old prepares to die through …

104-year-old academic David Goodall to travel to Switzerland for voluntary euthanasia

104-year-old academic David Goodall to travel to Switzerland for voluntary euthanasia

Updated May 02, 2018 00:06:33 Photo: Former Edith Cowan University Professor David Goodall will head to Switzerland this week to die. (ABC News: Herlyn Kaur) Related Story: ‘I’m not happy, I want to die’: At 104, David Goodall is stuck in a body that won’t let go Related Story: Australia’s …

Student who slapped academic over exam mark sentenced to community service

Student who slapped academic over exam mark sentenced to community service

Updated April 17, 2018 14:11:08 Photo: Ali Mohammad leaves Southport Magistrates Court where he apologised for his actions. (ABC News) A Gold Coast university student has been sentenced to 40 hours of community service after slapping an academic, and then hitting him with his exam paper. Mechanical engineering student Ali …

Sexy selfies and how they can empower women often misunderstood, academic says

Sexy selfies and how they can empower women often misunderstood, academic says

Posted April 17, 2018 07:00:11 What do you think when you see young women posting provocative photographs of themselves on social media? Have you ever perhaps thought the women were being exploited, that they were objectifying themselves, or that they had low self-esteem? One Sydney academic argues that women who …

Academic David Goodall turns 104 and his birthday wish is to die in peace

Academic David Goodall turns 104 and his birthday wish is to die in peace

Updated April 04, 2018 07:43:36 Video: Professor David Goodall celebrates his 104th birthday (ABC News) David Goodall turns 104 today. But truth be told, he takes no pleasure in getting older. If he could be granted one birthday wish, it would be to die. “I greatly regret having reached that …

Invocare dominating funeral industry means customers not getting good deals, academic says

Invocare dominating funeral industry means customers not getting good deals, academic says

Posted March 28, 2018 09:19:22 Photo: In addition to funeral homes, InvoCare runs cemeteries and crematoria. (ABC: John Gunn) Related Story: Funeral home comparison website riles up industry Funerals are a $1 billion industry in Australia but critics think a lack of competition means customers aren’t getting a good deal. …

University of Queensland academic quits amid sexual misconduct allegation

University of Queensland academic quits amid sexual misconduct allegation

Updated March 27, 2018 10:42:18 Photo: UQ said it took its obligations to investigate any allegation extremely seriously. (ABC News: Giulio Saggin) The University of Queensland (UQ) has defended its handling of an alleged sexual misconduct case after the resignation of a senior academic accused of assaulting a colleague. UQ …