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Stem cells need STEM cell: academics

Australia is poised to be a world leader in stem-cell science but universities must champion the cause for this to become reality, an expert has argued. A recent report from the Australian Academy of Science The Stem Cell revolution: Lessons ...

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Inbound marketing’s potential impact

Education is big business. It’s Australia’s fourth-largest export earner and employs 8 per cent of the workforce. And the rise of the digital economy is pushing things along. Last year, Open Universities Australia recently celebrated 1 million enrolments, with 36 ...

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#LetThemStay petition invokes cornerstone of ethics

Leading medical academics and community figures have invoked the ethical principles of health research to condemn asylum seeker treatment on Manus Island and Nauru, in an open letter to the prime minister. The World Medical Association’s Declaration of Helsinki, a ...

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Work is life for academics: survey

Research has found that, in academia, work is life. For Academic Work/Life Balance: Challenges for theory and practice, sociologists Dr Nick Osbaldiston from James Cook University, Monash University’s Fabian Cannizzo and Christian Mauri from Murdoch University surveyed 155 early- to mid-career academics. The ...

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