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Australian unis slowly creep up US-dominated ranking

Australian universities are celebrating jumps, big and small, up an international ranking dominated by the United States and China. Released annually by ShanghaiRanking Consultancy, the 2018 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) presents the top 500 universities based on six indicators, including the ...

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Colonial massacres to pass 500 mark: study

Known Australian colonial-era massacres could total over 500 by the end of a comprehensive university study. A University of Newcastle team is collating a Colonial Frontier Massacres Map, charting verified and recorded mass killings, largely of indigenous people, across the ...

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Australia, America at odds on campus sexual assault policy

As Australia inches towards a less legalistic, more accuser-centric mode of dealing with university sexual assault, America is ebbing away from it. In September 2017, US Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced interim measures that allowed cross-examination of sexual assault accusers and mediation ...

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