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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

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 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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ADHD linked to a trajectory of disadvantage

University of Queensland researchers have linked ADHD and conduct disorder (CD) to a trajectory of disadvantage, as these children are more likely to drop-out of high school and not enrol in tertiary education. A study published in the Journal of ...

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Islamophobes know little of Islam, research finds

The preliminary findings of a Deakin University study suggest that the key to fighting Islamophobia is teaching people about Islam. The preliminary findings of the Muslims and Islamic Religiosity in the West research project included 57 per cent of 304 survey responses ...

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