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US spy money funds Aussie research into human reasoning

Monash University's Dr Kevin Korb and professor Ann Nicholson will help develop artificial intelligence to improve human reasoning. Photo: Monash

The University of Melbourne and Monash University have received multimillion dollar grants from a US government intelligence agency to conduct research aimed at improving human reasoning. UniMelb has been allocated $24.9 million from the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), ...

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Teens prefer print over e-books: study


New research shows teenagers still enjoy the age-old practice of sitting down and reading a hard-copy book. The preliminary findings of a study from Deakin University and Murdoch University researchers found that three-quarters of 12- to 16-year-olds prefer to read paper ...

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UTAS receives $2 million for arts hub

Artist's rendition of the Creative Industries and Performing Arts Development. Illustration: University of Tasmania.

The University of Tasmania has received a $2 million boost to an upcoming performing arts centre, with the potential for an extra $3 million to be thrown in the mix. The philanthropic Potter Foundation has pledged the funding for the $90 ...

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Top women researchers honoured in productivity awards

The winners of the inaugural Women in Research Citation Awards. Photo: Clarivate Analytics.

The inaugural Women in Research Citation Awards were presented this week at the Australian National University, honouring the top dozen early- to mid-career Australian women researchers. The list was compiled by Clarivate Analytics, formerly the intellectual property and science branch of ...

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