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On the move | July 2016

ECU names research fellow As part of a push to recruit more than 20 new professors capable of boosting its research activity, Edith Cowan University has appointed metabolomics, biostatistics and machine learning expert professor David Broadhurst as its fourth professorial research ...

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Degree credits for MOOCs change uni model

Offering unlimited online participation and equity of access, massive open online courses (MOOCs) offer students from all walks of life the free opportunity to educate themselves via pre-recorded lectures, problem sets and interactive user discussion forums. MOOCs are generally regarded ...

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$200 million philanthropic contribution for ANU

ANU is set to receive what is understood to be Australia’s largest ever personal philanthropic contribution, in an arrangement worth about $200 million. Graham and Louise Tuckwell announced the details of their contribution this week. It will be spread out over the next ...

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Slow browsing day on the uni wifi? Here’s why

Mixing business, leisure and education on the same network can create challenges for network capacity. By Bruce Miller. At most higher-education institutions today, you’ll find students, faculty and staff struggling with consistently bad internet. It’s hard to believe these are places of ...

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Refugee advocates lobbying for student loan changes

One of the leaders behind a program mentoring high school students from refugee backgrounds is marking this year’s World Refugee Week by calling for those on temporary protection visas and asylum seekers to be eligible for federal government assistance to meet ...

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Bond bolsters law stocks with fresh trio

Three new academics have joined Bond University's Faculty of Law. A mixture of passion, dynamism and research opportunities attracted the trio to the Gold Coast campus. Professor Rachael Field is an expert on domestic and family violence and an advocate for ...

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