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Strictly Speaking | Fomite

Covid-19 has spawned a new vocabulary, from lockdown to social distancing to super-spreader, that has quickly become familiar. We’ve also had to learn technical terms like pandemic and coronavirus, and drug names like Hydroxychloroquine and Remdesivir. Another medical word that ...

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Origin of Stonehenge megaliths found

Scientists have solved an enduring mystery about Stonehenge, determining the origin of many of the megaliths that make up the famed monument in England, thanks to a core sample kept in the United States for decades. Geochemical testing indicates that ...

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US company to acquire Torrens University

A US-based education provider has announced it will acquire Australia’s Torrens University as part of a deal with Laureate Education. Strategic Education announced on Wednesday it will spend $642.7 million (USD) to take over Laureate’s Australia and New Zealand academic ...

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On the move | July

ELDER TO OPEN DOORS RMIT has announced that Indigenous Elder scholar in residence Distinguished Professor Aileen Moreton-Robinson has joined the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. A Goenpul woman from Minjerribah, Quandamooka First Nation in Queensland, Moreton-Robinson said she was ...

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