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Mollerup appointed to Swinburne design faculty of the planning unit in the Urban Development Group, Development Bank of Southern Africa. Swinburne appoints PVC The position of dean (learning and teaching) at Swinburne University has been renamed pro vice-chancellor (learning and ...

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Building future capacity

University infrastructure spending is at the forefront of economic stimulus, writes Ben Power.t also underpin longer-term economic growth. The Rudd Government is using a number of measures to stimulate growth, including cash handouts, leading to criticism the funds would only ...

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The rural and regional battleground

Why is the concept of a regional national university such a hot potato, asks Julie Hare.t whether a single regional national university is the answer is far from clear. One Bradley recommendation was to look at the feasibility of establishing ...

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Research briefs

Fishing for science The changing habitats of marine species along the Tasmanian coast is to come under the spotlight. The Tasmanian Aquaculture and Fisheries Institute (TAFI) has received funding to implement the Coastal Climate Change Range Extension Database and Mapping ...

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NTEU heads north

In the lead-up to the May budget – and the government’s substantive responses to the Bradley and Cutler reviews – the NTEU held three public seminars in Canberra in two days, as well as launching its new workforce development program. ...

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Fulbrights get toxic

Preventing cyber-crime, improving nerve regeneration, strengthening poor communities’ economic prospects, managing pain in critically ill patients, studying the effects of smoke on wine country grapevines. They’re among the research topics of this year’s 23 Fulbright scholars. The 2009 Fulbright scholarships ...

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Last word

The fame game …. Celebrity (original, huh) that examines why certain individuals – Elvis Presley, John Lennon, Jerry Springer, Hitler – make such an impression on the public consciousness. In the book, he also creates two new sub-categories of celebrity: ...

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