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Creating a level playing field for job applicants

Perhaps, just as questions about age, gender preferences and politics have been made redundant (even illegal), job applicants should no longer be required to name where they studied and recruitment processes should have institutions’ names redacted from all applicants’ listed ...

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Does this outfit make me look human?

An urban planner who wants to promote more cyclists to hit the roads has launched a survey asking whether clothes like Lycra make them seem “less human”. Dr Mark Limb was inspired by a 2019 study showing drivers think of ...

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On the Move | March

BOWMAN BACK AGAIN Professor Scott Bowman will take up the reins as VC at Charles Darwin University. It’s not Bowman’s first time at the helm of an intuition – he was VC of Central Queensland University for almost a decade ...

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Do universities have a comparative advantage?

It is well established that like other entities, universities are in the business of identifying and developing competitive advantages in the marketplace for students and knowledge, based on capability, location, tradition and technology. Global rankings, although criticised, do provide some ...

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