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On the move | May

The University of Queensland’s Professor David Craik has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society for his outstanding contribution to science. Professor Craik is the second researcher from UQ’s Institute for Molecular Bioscience to be elected to the ...

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QS Rankings 2022: Steady as you go

The QS 2022 rankings, one of the ‘big three’ global university rankings along with Times Higher Education and Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), has just been released. 1300 Institutions have been ranked in QS, up from 1185 last year, ...

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Australian Manual of Style goes online

Can infinitives be split?a                                  When do you use a pie graph?b                                          Can ‘Earth’ be preceded by ‘the’?c       What order should adjectives appear in?d  All these questions of writing style and presentation – as well as up-to-date, research-based advice ...

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Strictly speaking | Zombie terms

Browsing through the Cambridge Dictionary’s new words blog, as you do, it’s noticeable how many new compounds are being formed with the word zombie as the first element. Some of these refer to that horror movie staple’s habit of returning ...

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On the move | April

OZ TO USMarc Parlange, an Australian provost and senior vice-president, has been appointed president of the University of Rhode Island. Parlange moved to Monash in June 2017 from Vancouver, Canada, where he was dean of the Faculty of Applied Science ...

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