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JCU unlawfully sacked marine scientist: judge

A judge has ruled that James Cook University’s termination of Dr Peter Ridd’s employment was unlawful. The marine scientist was dismissed by JCU in May last year. In his view, it was because he “dared to fight the university and ...

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UQ retracts research paper

  The institution finds no evidence that a related study was ever conducted. By Dallas Bastian A University of Queensland investigation is underway that has already resulted in the retraction of a paper by professor Bruce Murdoch that was published ...

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Casual staff and academic freedom

The growing use of contract and casual staff in higher education globally raises public interest issues, and a crucial one is academic freedom, says an international education expert. David Robinson, the associate executive director of the Canadian Association of University Teachers ...

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ANU Burma fracas – the studied bite back

That researcher Ashley South is upset his report received a strongly worded response from the Karen National Union (The Nation 22/08/11 and Campus Review 31/10/11) indicates both his naivety as a public writer and his arrogance. South cites two articles ...

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