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Academics shaping Wikipedia

   Collaborations between Wikipedia and academia benefit everyone. Wikipedia has been through many changes since its inception in 2001. Now that it dwarfs all previous encyclopedias in scope and depth, collaborations with expert contributors are aiding the increased focus on ...

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Building a knowledge economy

Will cuts to university funding ultimately stymie the innovation agenda the government is promoting? Thanks to the Australian Research Council, 12 new Industrial Transformation Research Centres, or Hubs, have been funded to help solve the problems that may impact future ...

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The high cost of cuts

Reducing funding to universities will affect student support services, innovation, international education and tourism. Universities Australia, the peak body for Australian universities, has consistently resisted threats to university funding. Most recently, it articulated its concerns about the proposed Higher Education ...

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The word binge is derived from an old English dialect verb meaning ‘to soak’, hence its association with (alcoholic) liquid over-indulgence. Since its first recorded use in this sense, in the mid-19th century, the range of binge- worthy activities has ...

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LinkedIn the new resume?

In this digital age, a professional online presentation of your skills is more important than ever. With LinkedIn offering a virtual CV that can be accessed by hundreds of thousands of employers, does this mean the end of the traditional ...

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On the move August 2017

UNSW BOLSTERS EXTERNAL RELATIONS Former Sydney Morning Herald editor-in-chief Darren Goodsir and M&C Saatchi group operations director Amir Mireskandari have been hired by the University of New South Wales external relations leadership team. Goodsir joins UNSW after leading the transition ...

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