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High schoolers learn about future jobs in biofuels

Queensland’s top science students engaged in a week-long challenge to learn about the biofuels industry, in order to support jobs for the future. Sixteen students were selected to join the Queensland University of Technology’s Process Engineering Challenge at QUT’s Mackay Renewable ...

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One watchdog is not enough

It’s high fantasy to think one quality regulator could oversee VET and higher education. By John Mitchell Before the recent federal Budget, a thought bubble popped up in the media. The thought was that the nation could save money by ...

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Indigenous PhD graduates at UNSW break record

A record number of Indigenous PhD students have graduated from the University of New South Wales. Four Indigenous students are graduating from UNSW with PhDs, with three receiving their doctorates during ceremonies on the Kensington campus this month. It’s the ...

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Blended learning is the future

Technology is changing the way educational intuitions will deliver learning now and in the future, a technology leader in the tertiary education sector says. In an exclusive interview, Peter Nikoletatos, executive director and chief information officer at La Trobe University ...

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ABC program may be driving reduced statin use

The ABC’s controversial program reporting that the benefits of reductase inhibitors – better known as statins – for heart disease were grossly overstated led to more than 60,000 Australians ceasing or reducing their use of the drugs, new research has ...

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New resource to help kids get active

University of Canberra researchers have launched a new resource to get kids active earlier in life. The Physical Literacy Activities Yearbook (PLAY) comprises 200 activity suggestions to help teachers prepare and deliver fun physical education for primary school students. It ...

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