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UQ scientists help inspire school science teachers

A University of Queensland workshop has aimed to help teachers from 15 regional Queensland high schools become better at teaching science by linking them with university researchers. The teachers worked with the scientists for a week, investigating cancer cell biology. ...

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Islamophobes know little of Islam, research finds

The preliminary findings of a Deakin University study suggest that the key to fighting Islamophobia is teaching people about Islam. The preliminary findings of the Muslims and Islamic Religiosity in the West research project included 57 per cent of 304 survey responses ...

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Open-source research makes Ebola, Zika cures more likely

It sounds like a conspiracy theory, but research into deadly diseases often doesn’t get funding because pharmaceutical companies can’t make money out of it. This includes work on cures for malaria, Ebola and the Zika virus. That’s the blunt statement from University ...

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ARC pumps $31.3 million into gravitational wave research

Following two sightings of Albert Einstein’s fabled gravitational waves this year, the Australian Research Council has allocated $31.3 million for new work in this field. The ARC Centre of Excellence for Gravitational Wave Discovery (OzGRav) will be hosted by Swinburne University of Technology. ...

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