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Australian research scientists get $1.9bn boost

Institutions researching cancer, cyber security and management of the Great Barrier Reef are among those that will benefit from $1.9 billion in federal government infrastructure funding. Education Minister Simon Birmingham says the Research Infrastructure Investment Plan responds to recommendations made ...

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UNSW and Go8 get lion’s share of ARC grants

The University of New South Wales has secured the largest share of funding from the latest round of the Australian Research Council grants. Education minister Simon Birmingham made the $9.2 funding announcement earlier this week, with UNSW to receive 43 ...

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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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