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Pyne press club

Education Minister Christopher Pyne has left the door open for alternatives to the government’s plan to charge students a higher interest rate on HECS-HELP repayments. In an address to the National Press Club yesterday in which he spruiked the virtues ...

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New plant centre taking on hunger

Helping to ensure the 2 billion people expected to be added to the world’s population by 2050 have enough food is just one of the challenges set to be addressed by a new Centre of Excellence in Plant Biology research ...

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NHMRC calls for gender equity standards

Research institutions may soon be forced to prove they meet workforce gender equity policy standards in order to gain grant funding, under a proposal the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) is touting. Discussion around the possible measure comes amid ...

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