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Curtin develops tool for dementia carers

Curtin University researchers believe a new communication tool could help the millions of people hospitalised with dementia worldwide each year. The latest round of research – published in the peer-reviewed journal Dementia – tested the feasibility of carers, hospital staff and visitors ...

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Science projects used to bridge cultural divide

A Sydney researcher is the latest to be welcomed into the ranks of an international group that will use science projects to encourage peace between Western and Middle-Eastern nations. Dr Ahmed Moustafa from Western Sydney University’s School of Sciences and ...

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Gaming tech used to assess stroke impact: USC

Video games, smart phones and wearable technology could be key tools to assist recovery from stroke and sports injuries, according to researchers from the University of the Sunshine Coast (USC). Information on the topic was delivered in a number of ...

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Postgraduate degree market enters competitive era

University students considering further study now have a resource to help inform their decision making, after a postgraduate degree comparison website was launched this month. As competition in the job market continues to grow, the number of Australians taking on ...

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Community languages institute gets green light

The University of Sydney is set to embark on its newest project – a research institute for community languages education – after it was granted $7.6 million in funding from the NSW Government. Dignitaries including NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian, Minister for ...

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How learning spaces influence education

Interior designers and educators have met to discuss the future of Australia’s learning spaces and the challenges facing the sector. Hayball designer of educational spaces, Lisa Horton, said the main challenges were less land space for schools and universities, and ...

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Solutions for improving international education

As Australia’s intake of international students continues to grow, “managed campus solutions” have arisen to help keep universities afloat in the international market. With international education now Australia’s third largest export, it comes as no surprise that organisations such as the ...

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