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Good cheer at ALTC wake

Those attending the Opera House awards ceremony loudly cheered outgoing ALTC CEO Dr Carol Nicoll and teacher-of-the-year winner Associate Professor Roy Tasker (pictured), his predecessor Dr John Minns from the ANU, as well as for the dozens who received teaching and ...

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Chemistry of teaching

It only takes a few seconds of conversation with Associate Professor Roy Tasker to see the enthusiasm that has won him the Australian University Teacher of the Year Award. Tasker, a chemistry professor at the University of Western Sydney, was ...

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Some rankings more equal than others

The Academic Ranking of World Universities, produced by Shanghai Jiao Tong University, bumped some Australian universities up a few places and dropped others (see Campus Review Online August 15 ). Last week the Good Universities Guide, the annual directory of Australian ...

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Funding inquiry premature: Greens

A Liberal senator’s motion for an inquiry into university funding was rejected because it was premature and lacked scope, according to Greens Senator and Higher Education spokesperson Lee Rhiannon. Opposition education spokesman Senator Brett Mason last week moved that the ...

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