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Rankings data unreliable, report says

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Governments, universities and students should not use international rankings to make decisions about higher education, a new report from the UK has said. International university rankings: For good or ill, from the Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI), argues that the ...

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Cambridge scientists develop fake news vaccine

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To Cambridge, where academics are treating a thoroughly modern malady… A psychological tool aimed at immunising the public against the virus of fake news and misinformation has been developed by scientists. Researchers claim to have found a so-called vaccine to ...

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Internships widespread but tough for some

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More than half of Australia’s young jobseekers have participated in unpaid work experience but it’s a challenge for those from disadvantaged backgrounds. That’s the finding from a landmark study commissioned by the Employment Department and conducted by researchers from around ...

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Flinders signs subs deal with French schools

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Adelaide’s Flinders University has teamed up with four French graduate schools of engineering to work on research related to Australia’s next fleet of submarines. An agreement was signed in Paris on Tuesday 17 January, witnessed by higher education minister Susan ...

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