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ANU hack points to troubling year ahead

A trove of personal data held at one of Australia’s premier universities has been accessed by a “sophisticated operator”, signalling troubling times ahead for data security. According to a statement issued by Australia National University’s Vice Chancellor Brian Schmidt, the ...

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To boldly go where no nurse has gone before

Academics at New York University’s Rory Meyers College of Nursing are pushing the boundaries with their latest innovation in nurse training. As part of their Star Trek-inspired Holodeck project, Associate Professor Winslow Burleson and his team are using headsets to ...

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Shared university services ‘snake oil’: opinion

The fashion in universities and other public sector organisations for ‘shared services’ did not spring from nowhere. Yes Minister in the 1980s featured an episode about a hospital that had 500 administration staff, but could not afford to employ nurses ...

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