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The haters of ξ, and the war to make it redundant

People petition about all sorts of matters, but who would have thought that the letter ‘xi’ would have so many enemies. Chad the math man from London, started a petition …

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‘We probed Santorini’s volcano with sound to learn what’s going on beneath the surface’

The island of Santorini in the Mediterranean has attracted people for millennia. Today, it feels magical to watch the sun set from cliffs over the deep bay, surrounded by cobalt …

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Greek Community of Melbourne launches children’s school holiday program

The Greek Community of Melbourne’s (GCM) much-loved children’s school holiday program is back next month. Situated at Alphington Grammar, the program designed by educators from the GCM’s language schools is …

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Homer and the story of a Greek Australian war hero at the Greek Centre

Phil Kafcaloudes, a journalism lecturer at RMIT, will present a lecture about Homer and the story of a Greek Australian war hero, on Thursday 27 June 2019, at the Greek …

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Celts may not have mimicked the Ancient Greeks in drinking habits as previously thought

The chemical analysis of fragments from a Bronge Aze drinking vessel in France today found that the early Celts had their own way of getting drunk by mimicking the Ancient …

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Multicultural Epirus: populations, languages and education during the last years of the Ottoman Empire

Dr Themistoklis Papadopoulos will present a lecture about multicultural Epirus during the last years of the Ottoman Empire, on Thursday 20 June, at the Greek Centre, as part of the …

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First Greek Australian woman appointed to superior court launches $100,000 scholarship in memory of her father

Queensland graduates will have the opportunity to pursue postgraduate studies at the world-renowned Cambridge University under a new scholarship program established by Justice Anthea Philippides, Judge of Appeal of the …

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Learn about Great Ionia and the Chinese connection at the Greek Centre

A lecture about Great Ionia and the Chinese Connection will be presented by Dean Kalimniou on Thursday, 13 June 2019, at the Greek Centre, as part of the Greek History …

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Professor inspired by Ancient Greeks creates games to teach students about power and responsibility

Academics in the UK have developed a new series of workshops to teach young people about power and responsibility, in a bid to help them better understand the current political …

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Dr Nikou shares 40 years of teaching experience with Monash Uni graduates

Over 2,000 people gathered at the Monash University auditorium to see their loved ones graduate. Alphington Grammar School Principal Dr Vivianne Nikou addressed Monash University graduates as they prepared to …