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WSU to be top of the crops

Sydney's Hawkesbury region has been fertile since 1891. Now, its getting a new, agricultural lease on life, and making Australia's food more secure in the process. WSU's state-of-the-art National Vegetable Protected Cropping Centre, located at its Hawkesbury campus, is the first of its ...

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Academics shaping Wikipedia

   Collaborations between Wikipedia and academia benefit everyone. Wikipedia has been through many changes since its inception in 2001. Now that it dwarfs all previous encyclopedias in scope and depth, collaborations with expert contributors are aiding the increased focus on ...

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Uni helps improve children’s health

Psychology academics and students at the University of the Sunshine Coast have received a $1.37 million grant to help children with foetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD). USC professor of psychology Mary Katsikitis is part of a joint clinical project to ...

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Curtin creates cyber security software

A new cyber shield developed by experts at Curtin University aims to prevent future computer hacking, such as the attack on the Census website recently. The defensive software, called the Probability Engine for Identifying Malicious Activity (PEMIA) uses statistics to identify ...

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USYD finds much spin in science studies

While Hurricane Irma tears through Florida, a different kind of spin has been identified in Sydney, and presented at the International Congress on Peer Review and Scientific Publication in Chicago. Researchers from USYD have found that over a quarter of biomedical ...

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