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Education sector responds to new innovation strategy

The newest national plan to increase innovation and productivity in Australia will rely heavily on universities to succeed, experts say. Australia 2030: Prosperity Through Innovation was this week published by Innovation and Science Australia (ISA), to highlight the need for ...

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UniSA plants roots in China

The University of South Australia has undertaken a two-way investment opportunity to become the first Australian university to have a technology transfer office in China’s Suzhou Industrial Park. UniSA Ventures opened its doors yesterday, and will act as a platform ...

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Stats reveal jobs of the future

Data storage, preschool education and courier services are forecast to experience the most employment growth of all industries in the next five years, new figures show. The data comes from market research company IBISWorld, which has estimated that growing wages ...

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Curtin signs agreement with Telethon Kids Institute

Curtin University has entered into an agreement with Telethon Kids Institute, to improve children's health and medical research in Western Australia. WA's largest university and the state's only child health research institute signed an affiliation agreement last week that will ...

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Researchers make progress on saving wombats

Genetics research led by the University of the Sunshine Coast may have found the origins of sarcoptic mange, a disease that threatens Australia's wombat and koala populations. PhD student Tamieka Fraser, who is also enrolled at the University of Tasmania, ...

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