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Laying roots in Oman

Credit: Professor Neil Taylor

A University of New England researcher is taking a school vegetable garden program global to help encourage healthy eating and combat obesity. UNE’s professor Neil Taylor is working with professor Abdullah Ambusaidi and Dr Rashid Al-Yahya of the Sultan Qaboos ...

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Curtin med school sparks war of words


The federal government is trading blows with the Australian Medical Association over doctors’ concerns that Curtin University’s planned medical school will exacerbate training bottlenecks. On Sunday, Curtin vice-chancellor professor Deborah Terry said the government’s green light for the proposed school ...

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Engineering pioneer elected to Royal Society


A Laureate professor and engineering pioneer from the University of Newcastle has been elected to the Royal Society, a fellowship of the world’s most eminent scientific minds. Scott Sloan, a geotechnical engineer who heads up the University’s Priority Research Centre ...

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