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Curtin students help regional communities

Remote communities in Western Australia will benefit from the volunteering efforts of more than 600 Curtin University students this month. Student volunteers will help run community projects at 38 different sites across the state as part of John Curtin weekend, ...

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Picking apart conscientious objection in healthcare

How much should healthcare be left up to a clinician’s own discretion? This question will be unpacked by Dr Doug McConnell, from Charles Sturt University’s (CSU) School of Humanities and Social Sciences, at a conference focussed on conscientious objection. McConnell ...

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Good Universities Guide results: explained

People looking to commence university studies next year would do well to check out the Good Universities Guide 2018, released yesterday. We've already laid out the main stats. But, to better understand the big data picture, we spoke to Ross White, head of ...

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UON latest uni to offend China

A UON business lecturer has inadvertently raised China's ire after suggesting Taiwan and Hong Kong are separate countries. The lecturer showed a report by anti-corruption NGO Transparency International that included this information, and was thereafter confronted and secretly recorded by a group of ...

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Good Universities Guide 2018 delivers variegated results

The most in-demand university isn't necessarily the best for students, this year's Good Universities Guide has revealed. While UniMelb tops prospective students' lists, Bond placed first for 'overall student experience'. The results from the Good Education Group's flagship publication were mostly mixed, ...

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Call to shut killer robot Pandora’s Box

 Killer robots - including lethal microdrone swarms - should be urgently banned before a wave of weapons of mass destruction gets out of control, industry leaders say. Robotics and artificial intelligence experts such as Tesla founder Elon Musk and head ...

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