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Open Universities becomes more accessible to postgrads

Open Universities Australia, which offers online education, is broadening its offerings. In a self-styled Australian first, 118 postgraduate standalone units – or subjects – can now be completed. The higher education provider – an alliance between Monash, Curtin, Griffith, Macquarie, RMIT, ...

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USYD research project suspended for questionable ethics

The University of Sydney’s Human Research Ethics Committee has suspended two academics’ research project for their use of pseudonyms in analysing participants. International relations associate professors Benjamin Goldsmith and Megan Mackenzie’s project, An Open Door? Experimental Measurement of Potential Bias in Informal Pathways ...

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Australia an innovation dark horse: EU report

If “innovation means prosperity”, as a new European Union innovation report claims, we’re pretty well-off. The European Commission’s European Innovation Scoreboard 2017, released on Tuesday 20 July 2017, ranks Australia third in the world in innovation. It is preceded by ...

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USYD’s brave new humanoid world

China’s largest consumer humanoid robotics company, UBTECH, has partnered with the University of Sydney to establish the UBTECH Sydney Artificial Intelligence Centre. Based at the university’s Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies, the centre is dedicated to research into intelligent ...

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