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The tactics used by big business to influence research

Dr Alice Fabbri has never accepted industry money for research, nor have any of her colleagues at the Evidence, Policy and Influence Collaborative within USYD’s Charles Perkins Centre. The postdoctoral research fellow is therefore well-placed to illuminate ‘truth decay’ – a phenomenon that can arise ...

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For students, orderliness is next to success

If cleanliness is next to godliness, according to a new study, additionally, orderliness is next to academic success. Taking showers and eating meals at standard intervals could enhance your GPA, the Journal of the Royal Society Interface research suggests. Though the results ...

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Ten years post-GFC, grads still struggling: Grattan report

Don’t get entranced by dazzling headlines: overall, Australian university graduates are still limping towards meaningful employment. “New graduates are still less likely to get a full-time job than a decade ago…” a new Grattan report provides. Mapping Australian higher education ...

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One in four studies in top journal unreplicable

Front-line victims of the replication crisis have been identified by New Zealand and American scientists: studies themselves. Colin Camerer, Brian Nosek and their colleagues from Massey University, America’s Center for Open Science, and Caltech, attempted to reproduce the findings of 21 social science ...

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