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UniSA starts crowdfunding its research

The University of South Australia is pitching its research to the people via a newly announced crowdfunding project. The research that people can contribute funding to includes a project on preventing asylum seeker suicide, a study on helping stroke survivors ...

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Publish or perish a minor issue, research reveals

A meta-analysis of research literature has thrown into question the commonly held assumption that science exists in a culture of ‘publish or perish’. Meta-assessment of bias in science, published in the journal PNAS, found “little evidence” that biases in scientific ...

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WSU study plants seeds of doubt in climate models

A new study from Western Sydney University has found that Australian eucalyptus trees can’t store as much carbon as previously thought, throwing into question the commonly held assumption that planting more trees will help manage climate change caused by greenhouse ...

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Government encourages cyber-security uni courses

Universities will receive a share in $1.9 million in funding if the federal government considers them well placed to train cyber-security specialists. Federal education minister Simon Birmingham and Dan Tehan, minister assisting the prime minister for cyber security, have today ...

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