The media is being used as a weapon of both governments and extremists in a war of competing worldviews, Australian journalist Peter Greste has told an audience at UNSW’s Gandhi Oration.

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Catherine Beehag studied Science Communication at UNSW, which led to her role as Science Communication Manager at the Australian Museum. Catherine leads the team that bring events like the Australian Museum Science Festival’to the public.

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Award-winning journalist Peter Greste delivers UNSW’s 2016 Gandhi Oration. The annual oration commemorates India’s Martyrs’ Day, the anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi’s assassination on 30 January 1948, and is delivered by a person whose life work exemplifies Gandhian ideals. 

UNSW congratulates all the members of its university community who have been recognised in this year’s Australia Day honours.

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