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IRU calls for industry-driven research

A new paper released by Innovative Research Universities (IRU) offers recommendations on how to encourage greater links between university researchers and industry. The paper, titled Industry Driven Research, called for more industry incentives to use research produced by Australians and ...

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Fuel research with state government support

A greater investment by the states in research and innovation could help address the funding crisis currently facing the sector, according to University of Queensland academic. Chris Salisbury, postdoctoral fellow at UQ said previous examples of states investing in research ...

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Australia, India plan rural collaboration

A proposed project developing education and research links aims to create opportunities for rural development in Australia and India, and improve agricultural production in the two countries. The Graham Centre for Agricultural Innovation – a research alliance between Charles Sturt University ...

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And the research grant goes to…

An Academy Awards-style voting system could help reduce grant application writing time without compromising the fairness of research fund distribution, a group of academics says. A recently launched pilot research project, by Queensland University of Technology and the University of Melbourne, is ...

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Swinburne reappoints Kristjanson for five years

Swinburne University of Technology has reappointed professor Linda Kristjanson vice-chancellor for five years, chancellor Graham Goldsmith announced. Speaking exclusively to Campus Review, Kristjanson said she was delighted to be able to lead Swinburne University for the next phase of its trajectory. “I’m confident that we have positioned ...

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Four health research centres world leaders

Four Australian health centres rank amongst the world’s best at using medical research to improve patient care, following assessment by an international panel of experts. The minister for health, Sussan Ley, yesterday announced all four as the first ever National ...

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