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Tackling Big Data head on

The scheme to boost the computer capacity of the nation’s universities is ploughing ahead, with some help from the UK. By Beverley Head reports. The first three nodes of the $50 million Research Data Storage Infrastructure (RDSI) project are about ...

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Learning for teachers made plain

The newest tool for online professional engagement is creating a buzz among educators, reports Natasha Egan. Professional development for teachers is about to get a whole lot easier, with the launch of a new online games-based tool where teachers from ...

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Scientists recognised in citation awards

Twelve Australian researchers and seven organisations were recognised at the prestigious Thomson Reuters Australia Citation and Innovation Awards in Canberra. Australia was ranked among the top 20 nations (17th ) in all fields for the influence of its scientific papers ...

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New ARC head likes the big challenges

When Professor Aidan Byrne was a small child he liked taking things apart, which is something small children tend to do. The difference with Byrne was, he knew how to put them back together again.    “I think I picked ...

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The Blog Rankings: Research crosses language barriers

Originally conceived by Macquarie University applied linguistics professor Ingrid Piller as a way for her PhD students to form a community, the Language on the Move Blog [www.languageonthemove.com] now attracts 1000 visitors a day from around the world. Many of ...

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Nurse hits the road to promote careers

Trailblazer Nick Ralph has designed a high-tech mobile learning unit to attract people to work in the health sector. By Linda Belardi. Combining an innovative 10-metre trailer, simulation technology and the ingenuity of a nurse, CQUniversity nursing lecturer, Nicholas Ralph ...

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Nanopatch sparks interest at med-tech conference

An innovative project that will change the way vaccines are delivered to patients sparked the most interest at the AusMedtech conference and investment summit in Sydney. The Vaxxas Nonopatch developed by the University of Queensland is expected to reduce production ...

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Spreading the knowledge faster

Digital technology offers the chance to get peer-reviewed information out to professionals much more quickly, writes Sandra Campbell-Crofts. Publication of contemporary nursing knowledge is important for the translation of this knowledge to the clinical arena. The speed of access and ...

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