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Laying roots in Oman

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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

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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

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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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