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Unis should outsource software: Technology One


Universities shouldn’t set up their own software systems, as they’re better off outsourcing them – a software company executive has advised. Matt Arnott, Technology One’s general manager for education, said he’s seen many universities try to set up their own software ...

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UQ breakthrough in treatment of Parkinson’s disease


Queensland researchers have made a breakthrough that could help treat tremors and muscle stiffness caused by Parkinson’s disease. The study from the University of Queensland’s Institute for Molecular Bioscience examined a genetic mutation the biological cause of which has not ...

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Are entrepreneurs born or made?


Australian youth unemployment is almost the highest it’s been in 10 years. For Generation Alpha, who are now about 5 at the oldest, it’s looking more and more like the challenge they’ll face as adult workers will be to innovate or fail. ...

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Victorian TAFEs ditching ‘dead-end’ courses


Training courses in Victoria that don’t provide students with meaningful job prospects will be scrapped, as the state government overhauls its TAFE and vocational training system. The reforms will cut the number of government-funded courses from about 1500 to 1000. ...

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