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Marketing triumphs from within

Most universities should focus on their own unique advantages for the best chance at enduring success with their brand. Recent legislative changes and the higher Australian dollar are making universities work harder than ever to attract students. To do this ...

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UniQuest partners with AstraZeneca on drug development

Pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca has teamed up with the University of Queensland to collaborate on an “open innovation” program, supporting research that holds promise of new therapeutic drugs. Dr Dean Moss, chief executive officer of UniQuest – the university’s research commercialisation ...

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JCU leads new study in epilepsy treatment

James Cook University scientists are leading a drug trial which is attempting to find a better treatment for kids with a life threatening form of epilepsy. JCU’s Dr Jeremy Furyk is coordinating the work, alongside researchers at the Townsville, Gold ...

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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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