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Academic leadership for a time of change

The higher education sector is going through significant changes. Universities are facing financial losses and shifts in their teaching and research funding. The changes are so significant that some in the sector suggest that the purpose of higher education needs ...

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On the move | October

NEWFOUND FAME Two US experts are joining Flinders University to work on microbial metagenomics – the analysis of DNA sequences of microbes derived directly from environmental samples. Professor Robert Edwards, a computer science and biology expert, and marine biologist Professor ...

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The future of university teaching: opinion

The COVID-19 pandemic led to higher education being moved en masse to remote and online learning in a compressed timeline. Limited returns to on-campus learning are evident depending on disease outbreak levels and health advice in local areas, but the ...

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Reinventing the university business model: opinion

COVID-19 has caused a brutal reappraisal of the value of higher education and the university business model. Universities Australia estimates a revenue shortfall of up to $4.5 billion in 2020 with international student demand dropping by up to 50 per ...

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On the move | August

NEWLY MINTED ROLE FOR KRUSKE Charles Darwin University and the NT Health Department have jointly appointed Professor of Primary Health Care Sue Kruske to a newly minted strategic leadership role in Alice Springs. Kruske will work across both institutions to ...

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