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Smartphones guide students through university

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Most people with smartphones receive push notifications, whether they be for Facebook, news alerts or even messages from dating apps. And according to Brent Stafford, director of the Asia Pacific branch of HERE, a map software developing company, universities could ...

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RMIT and ABC revive Fact Check

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has his facts checked. Photo: ABC.

The ABC’s Fact Check unit has returned, with the help of RMIT University, to ensure the facts that public figures cite are not ‘alternative’ but plain old truth. From March, the RMIT ABC Fact Check will do what it did ...

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YourTutor announces UK expansion

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Online private tutoring company YourTutor has expanded to the UK, beginning with a trial at the University of East London (UEL). The company has doubled in size over the past two years and seeks to continue profitable expansion in the ...

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Employment rates dip for engineering graduates

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The fulltime employment rate for graduates with a bachelor’s in mining engineering fell to 76.3 per cent in 2015, according to statistics from Graduate Careers Australia. For an industry characterised by peaks and troughs, these are the lowest employment numbers since ...

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US spy money funds Aussie research into human reasoning

Monash University's Dr Kevin Korb and professor Ann Nicholson will help develop artificial intelligence to improve human reasoning. Photo: Monash

The University of Melbourne and Monash University have received multimillion dollar grants from a US government intelligence agency to conduct research aimed at improving human reasoning. UniMelb has been allocated $24.9 million from the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), ...

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