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What makes a great university teacher?

In an extended interview, education editor Antonia Maiolo spoke to Brydie-Leigh Bartleet, associate professor from Griffith University, who is the most recent recipient of the Australian University Teacher of the Year award. Bartleet, who has been in the industry for ...

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Crossley reacts to research cuts

Dean of Science at UNSW Merlin Crossley has joined other leading experts concerned over reduced funding to research. “Across the world, Singapore, China, and even the European countries are maintaining or increasing funding to science, and have a strategy to ...

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USYD to trade fossils for footprint

The University of Sydney has announced it will cut its carbon footprint by 20 per cent by divesting from fossil fuel investments over the next three years. The University’s vice-principal operations, Sara Watts, said the move, which will cut heavy ...

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Uni reforms to head to Senate again

Debate on the federal government’s controversial higher education reforms has resumed in the lower house today. Around 20 MPs will finish speaking on the legislation to deregulate university fees after which the bill will be sent to the upper house. Education ...

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Science dean warns cuts will send best overseas

A continued reduction in research dollars will force our best and brightest researchers overseas, a leading science academic warns. Professor Bruce Milthorpe, dean of science at the University of Technology, Sydney, said the cuts to research funding would reduce the ...

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ANU VC Young to step down in 2016

Go8 chair professor Ian Young has announced he will not seek a further term as vice-chancellor of ANU when his current term expires in February 2016. In a statement released on February 4, Young said he planned to turn his ...

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