Stuart Macintyre

Audio presentation

The battle for our buildings

The overwhelming majority of Australians say they care deeply about our built heritage, but recent battles over heritage listed Melbourne properties reveal that the protection and preservation of our buildings is fraught.
Book review

Tipped out of the cradle: the academic fortunes of political studies

By any reckoning, the Department of Government at the University of Sydney was foundational to the development of political science in this country. It was among the first to teach the subject, generated a text which marked out the development of the discipline in successive...

ERA, overview and implications: the academic perspective

This paper on the ERA (Excellence in Research for Australia) evaluation program was presented at the National Academies Forum workshop on Excellence in research evaluation: impacts on scholarship, research funding and publications, on 9 September 2009. In it Stuart Macintyre, president of the Academy of...