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Trump’s tweets decoded to reveal his persona

Nothing currently drives the international news and the US policy agenda more than Donald Trump’s prolific, often controversial tweets. So, it makes sense that a team of international researchers, led by QUT, would examine them to determine his personality. By analysing his ...

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Skilled migrants not poaching local jobs: ACER

Everyone has probably heard something akin to the following from a taxi/Uber driver: ‘I worked as an engineer in India and now, here in Australia, the only job I can get is as a driver.’ A newly-released ACER research briefing ...

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UTS to fight fake news with new research centre

UTS hired a suitably zeitgeisty ‘thinkfluencer’ to launch its Centre for Media Transition: Jeff Jarvis, a podcast host with a parody Twitter account. Though he is many other things, too: not least, the director of the Tow-Knight Centre for Entrepreneurial ...

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Journals prey on Star Wars paper

Do or do not. There is no try. Neuroskeptic did, and the results were just as bemusing as Yoda’s famous line. The blogger for Discovery Magazine and the PLOS Neuroscience Community submitted a Star Wars-themed paper to nine journals known ...

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Dogs are the new purist coffee

‘Single origin’ is a phrase you’d likely see at your local cafe, along with smashed avocado. Now, it applies to pooches, too. Researchers from Stony Brook University in the US have found that, contrary to previous thought, all domesticated dogs probably share ...

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