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On the move: June

RETIRING ON LAURELS One year from now, the University of Queensland’s VC, Professor Peter Høj, will be stepping down from a long era in the top job. “Under his leadership, UQ is now one of Australia’s best teaching institutions, with ...

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Should more universities embrace co-working spaces?

Co-working spaces are shared workspaces and have become a striking and very visible feature of metropolitan areas. They have proliferated and are growing fast around the globe in almost every continent, embraced not only by remote workers, start-up employees and ...

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On the move: May

GENE JENNY La Trobe University geneticist Professor Jenny Graves has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) in the US, joining a community of world-leading scientists. Considered one of the highest honours a scientist can receive, Graves – ...

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On the move: April

BRUMBY LEADS THE CHARGE Former Victorian premier John Brumby has become the eighth chancellor of La Trobe University. “Taking up this role is something of a homecoming,” Brumby said. “My first job in education was as a secondary teacher in ...

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On the move: February

NO CODA FOR CODY Associate Professor Anna Cody is stepping up. The former director of the Kingsford Legal Centre, a community legal centre at UNSW, has been appointed dean of law at Western Sydney University. The Harvard graduate’s background and ...

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What’s with universities and dogs?

Scroll through university social media for long enough and you will come across numerous dog posts. Whether it's a pooch 'getting ahead' on his readings for the upcoming semester at UQ, or UWA law school's resident sausage dog, Julius Caesar Juris Dogtor, ...

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