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The evolution of academic misconduct

The student experience has been greatly impacted by the student learning experience. Online resources provide students with a wealth of knowledge, apps have provided a gamified approach to learning, and virtual classrooms offer students the ability to sit in on ...

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Strictly speaking | Plogging

A new fitness craze combines the personal benefits of running with the planetary benefits of picking up litter as you go. Plogging was invented in Sweden, and combines the Swedish word plocka, meaning ‘to pick’, with the English jogging. Words ...

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Cybersecurity demands more education and training

Cybercrime is escalating worldwide, and with a massive demand for cybersecurity professionals, universities need to respond by offering more graduate and undergraduate programs to equip the workforce with the experts it needs to protect against hackers and other cyber threats. ...

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Sperm bank could be set up in space: study

A sperm bank could one day be set up in space, scientists have suggested. Frozen samples exposed to microgravity conditions and those kept on the ground appear to retain similar characteristics, according to the results of a small preliminary study ...

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On the move: June

RETIRING ON LAURELS One year from now, the University of Queensland’s VC, Professor Peter Høj, will be stepping down from a long era in the top job. “Under his leadership, UQ is now one of Australia’s best teaching institutions, with ...

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ACU hit by cyber attack, staff emails compromised

In the second successful cyber attack on a university unearthed in the past month, Australian Catholic University has alerted its community to a data breach. Earlier this month, Australian National University revealed a hacker breached its systems in 2018, accessing ...

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