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Researchers use artificial sleep to help elderly

Researchers investigating how the brain could be made more resistant to age-related decline have found that the key is sleep. The University of Queensland’s School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences researcher, Dr Martin Sale, said artificially boosting sleep-like brain activity ...

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On the move October 2017

QUT picks Sheil for VC Professor Margaret Sheil has been appointed the new vice-chancellor of the Queensland University of Technology. Sheil is currently provost, deputy to the vice-chancellor and the chief academic officer at the University of Melbourne, where she ...

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Universities redefine classrooms

Classrooms are being redefined as universities seek smarter ways to learn. In the past decade, e-learning has become one of the most common buzzwords in education. Look inside the modern classroom or lecture theatre and you will be hard pressed ...

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Picking apart conscientious objection in healthcare

How much should healthcare be left up to a clinician’s own discretion? This question will be unpacked by Dr Doug McConnell, from Charles Sturt University’s (CSU) School of Humanities and Social Sciences, at a conference focussed on conscientious objection. McConnell ...

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Vigilance required to combat online infinite pest

Universities are higher education facilities are rich targets for hackers because they keep so much sensitive information on file; have networks that are constantly being accessed by students, a demographic famous for its caprices; and because they often don’t have dedicated ...

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