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UQ scientists help inspire school science teachers

A University of Queensland workshop has aimed to help teachers from 15 regional Queensland high schools become better at teaching science by linking them with university researchers. The teachers worked with the scientists for a week, investigating cancer cell biology. ...

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SCU should be like CSU, but different: Shoemaker

Southern Cross University’s new vice-chancellor, professor Adam Shoemaker, wants SCU to become the Charles Sturt University of the New South Wales north coast – while at the same time distinguishing itself from other regional institutions. Speaking to Campus Review shortly ...

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Edith Cowan’s Chapman declares he’s a feminist

Edith Cowan University vice-chancellor professor Steve Chapman has embraced the title feminist, calling on others to do the same. At Campus Review’s recent Higher Equity conference, Chapman apologised “for everything white male vice-chancellors have ever done”. Chapman, like broadcaster Alan ...

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UON enters the MOOC sphere

The University of Newcastle has unveiled its first MOOC, and it covers the rather obscure subject of natural history illustration. Drawing Nature, Science and Culture: Natural history illustration is to commence on October 26 and will be taught by UON academics and illustrators Dr ...

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Islamophobes know little of Islam, research finds

The preliminary findings of a Deakin University study suggest that the key to fighting Islamophobia is teaching people about Islam. The preliminary findings of the Muslims and Islamic Religiosity in the West research project included 57 per cent of 304 survey responses ...

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