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Blog Rankings – online and out there first

If you are an academic in a fast moving field such as communications or media, there’s no substitute for publishing your work online, says Dr Axel Bruns, an associate professor at Queensland University of Technology’s Creative Industries Faculty.  Bruns has ...

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ANU professor takes on UN over Burma drugs report

Australian National University academic Des Ball has declared his own war on drugs with the UN. Professor Ball, who works at the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre at ANU has been following and documenting the illicit drug trade in Burma ...

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Getting back up after a disaster

Lessons have been learnt after the Queensland floods with IT managers looking at cloud computing and shared storage. Beverley Head reports. One in seven Australian businesses don’t spend a red cent on disaster recovery or business continuity, and more than ...

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Some complementary medicine OK: Dwyer

There is room in Australian universities for the study of complementary medicine, the co-founder of a science lobby group says. Dr John Dwyer, an emeritus professor at the University of NSW, said the Friends of Science in Medicine (FSM) considered ...

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Boost in research funds for UC

The University of Canberra tripled its research income in the past year signing contracts to the value of $21.2 million, its highest level of research income to date. This was almost three times the $7.2 million value of contracts signed ...

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New subject strengthens link to internships

 Bond University has launched its new subject to prepare students for the workplace and is already getting some good feedback.  The Bond University Professional Practice Program (BUPPP) originated from the need to create a subject for students to undertake in ...

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Finding funds for outback digs

 The cost of research for archaeology and anthropology could be reduced by tapping money that mining companies pay for cultural heritage compliance, writes Claire Smith. Recent changes to grants programs run by the Australian Research Council (ARC) and the Australian ...

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US Navy sweet on our biofuel

Australian researchers have drawn the attention of foreign governments and big investors.  The importance of energy reserves to Australia and its allies has been highlighted by a visit to our shores by the US Navy’s director for operational energy, Chris ...

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Casual work hurting sector, inquiry told

Higher education is one of the worst areas for job security in the nation, says the NTEU.  An inquiry into insecure work in Australia has been told that the precarious employment experiences and labour practices imposed on tertiary education staff ...

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