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Sacked JCU scientist back in court to hear penalties

A Queensland university professor who was unlawfully sacked for breaching confidentiality directions is back in court. The hearing in the Brisbane Federal Circuit Court on Thursday and today will determine what penalties James Cook University should pay for dismissing Professor ...

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Migrant workers no threat to local job market: CEDA

Temporary skilled migrants have not displaced Australian workers despite fears immigrants threaten the local job market, new analysis by an independent economic organisation has revealed. Research by the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA) has also shown immigration has ...

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The problem with university branding efforts

In the heat of mid-January, when every university and college in Australia was “in market” for semester one recruitment, a CSIRO scientist invented a random university slogan generator (see image), a VERY simple word randomiser. Activate, Realise, Be, Disrupt, Push, ...

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MIT to move into Adelaide precinct

Leading computer science university Massachusetts Institute of Technology will set-up a new research centre in Adelaide’s Lot Fourteen CBD innovation precinct. MIT will establish a Living Lab to bring together public and private research sectors and analyse data, Premier Steven ...

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Support for no jab, no pay high in Australia: survey

More than 83 per cent of Australians support the federal government’s mandatory vaccination policy, a new survey suggests. Joint research by academics from the University of Sydney and University of Western Australia, published on Tuesday, indicates an overwhelming majority of ...

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