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Australia slipping as smart economy

Australia has dropped another place in world competitiveness rankings, falling further in economic performance and government efficiency rankings, raising concerns about our competitiveness as a smart economy. In releasing the Australian results of the IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook which ranks ...

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Laying roots in Oman

A University of New England researcher is taking a school vegetable garden program global to help encourage healthy eating and combat obesity. UNE’s professor Neil Taylor is working with professor Abdullah Ambusaidi and Dr Rashid Al-Yahya of the Sultan Qaboos ...

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Don’t take this news sitting down

A half-hour at the gym doesn’t cut it if you’re sedentary the rest of the day, researcher says. By James Wells A University of the Sunshine Coast student is urging her colleagues to get up off their seats for the ...

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Aged-care acute illness project earns funding

A project aiming to improve the care of nursing home residents who develop acute illnesses has received $1.15 million from the Department of Social Services. The project is called CEDRiC (Care Co-ordination through Emergency Department, Residential Aged Care and Primary ...

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