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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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UoW donor calls gifts path to immortality

The donor of a $1.3 million grant to the University of Wollongong argues funding education is the single best investment one can make for future generations and useful in ensuring “a bit of immortality”. Emeritus professor Ken McKinnon, former UoW ...

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Website crowdsources to fund research

Nearly all applications for public research grants – 86 per cent – go unfunded. So a businessman has taken matters into his own hands to get quality research the money it needs. George Crones is founder and leader of crowdfunding ...

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