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Go8 dominates US global uni ranking

The Group of Eight (Go8) has made a clean sweep of the top Australian spots in the latest global university ranking. The 2021 Best Global Universities by U.S. News & World Report ranks nearly 1,500 top institutions across 86 countries ...

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Work underway on UTS 15-minute COVID test

Australian researchers say their coronavirus test, which can deliver a positive result in under 15 minutes, is set to be manufactured in Western Australia. Scientists at the University of Technology Sydney used novel optical technology to design a highly sensitive ...

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Budget 2020-21: the sector reacts

The injection of an additional $1 billion for university research was the big-ticket item for higher education in last night’s Federal Budget. Announcing the education measures in the 2020-21 Budget, Minister for Education Dan Tehan said education would be critical ...

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Universities thrown modest budget lifeline

Universities hammered by coronavirus border closures will be thrown a lifeline in next week's federal budget. Education Minister Dan Tehan has promised an extra $326 million to provide more domestic student places. The money is expected to cover 12,000 new ...

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