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Uni helps improve children’s health

Psychology academics and students at the University of the Sunshine Coast have received a $1.37 million grant to help children with foetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD). USC professor of psychology Mary Katsikitis is part of a joint clinical project to ...

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Go8 singled out for a $200 million boost

Disrupt or die seems to be the latest business mantra, and universities are on board. Specifically, the Group of Eight (Go8) universities have welcomed a landmark $200 million investment by UK-based IP Group, a leading intellectual property commercialisation company. The funds ...

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Government encourages cyber-security uni courses

Universities will receive a share in $1.9 million in funding if the federal government considers them well placed to train cyber-security specialists. Federal education minister Simon Birmingham and Dan Tehan, minister assisting the prime minister for cyber security, have today ...

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UTS aims for autonomy at intersection of innovation, industry

Chinese technology brand Huawei hosted its Asia-Pacific Innovation Day – which is actually two days – labeled ‘The Brilliance of Exploration in Sydney’, on November 2–3. Speaking on the importance of science and co-operation was University of Technology Sydney deputy vice-chancellor, research, ...

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ARC pumps $31.3 million into gravitational wave research

Following two sightings of Albert Einstein’s fabled gravitational waves this year, the Australian Research Council has allocated $31.3 million for new work in this field. The ARC Centre of Excellence for Gravitational Wave Discovery (OzGRav) will be hosted by Swinburne University of Technology. ...

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