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ADHD makes for good entrepreneurs

People with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can harness their symptoms by becoming entrepreneurs, researchers say. A study by the University of Bath in England found symptoms such as hyperactivity and impulsiveness, which pose daily challenges to those with ADHD, ...

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On the Move | March 2017

USC chooses new Chancellor Air Chief Marshal Sir Angus Houston AK, AFC (Ret’d) will become the University of the Sunshine Coast’s new chancellor on April 1. Houston said he nominated for the role because he was impressed by USC’s positive ...

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On the Move | February 2017

Freshwater takes reins at UWA The University of Western Australia has elevated one of its senior executives to vice-chancellor. Professor Dawn Freshwater, who was acting vice-chancellor after professor Paul Johnson announced his departure from the role, has been selected as ...

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Mindfulness may trigger past trauma in students

Classroom mindfulness can cause anxiety and stress in students who’ve experienced trauma, an expert has warned. Flinders University education academic Dr Leigh Burrows has advised that teachers who want to use the practice should learn their students’ backgrounds and not ...

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Plan to use data to match students to courses

For Andy Sheats, improving the student experience is tied to greater transparency in higher education. Recently announced as Open Universities Australia’s new executive general manager of student experience, Sheats wants to use data to help students make their study choices. ...

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