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Transdisciplinary thinking the hot trend at UTS

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Two words, 10 syllables: ‘transdisciplinary innovation’. It’s the new buzz-phrase going around the University of Technology Sydney. So much so that the institution has created a whole new faculty dedicated to it. And what is transdisciplinary innovation? It’s when people from ...

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Lucy Turnbull appointed UNSW adjunct professor

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Greater Sydney Commission Chief Commissioner Lucy Turnbull has been appointed adjunct professor in the University of New South Wales Faculty of Built Environment. In her UNSW position, which will be concurrent with her Greater Sydney Commission role, Turnbull will present guest ...

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UQ scientists help inspire school science teachers

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A University of Queensland workshop has aimed to help teachers from 15 regional Queensland high schools become better at teaching science by linking them with university researchers. The teachers worked with the scientists for a week, investigating cancer cell biology. ...

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RMIT ranked Australia’s top fashion school

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Rankings may be in fashion at RMIT, after a global rating of the world’s fashion schools listed the institute’s as the best in Australia. It placed 12 globally. RMIT achieved this in the second iteration of The Business of Fashion rankings, which ...

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From aspiring hairdresser to student engineer

Nisha Pradhan. Photo: Maja Baska/UNSW.

After high school, Nisha Pradhan wanted to be a hairdresser. Her male high school careers adviser thought “this was a great idea.” But when Pradhan, now a University of New South Wales fourth-year electrical engineering and commerce student, told her ...

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