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Should more universities embrace co-working spaces?

Co-working spaces are shared workspaces and have become a striking and very visible feature of metropolitan areas. They have proliferated and are growing fast around the globe in almost every continent, embraced not only by remote workers, start-up employees and ...

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You would believe what academics say

Is there a funnier university-related Twitter account than 'Shit Academics Say'? Sarcasm even seeps into its bio disclaimer: Retweets are not endorsements. They are performative engagement markers that intentionally confound direct alignment with ironic promotion, ambivalent reflection, or personal brand ...

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Why entrepreneurs disregard universities

Australia ranks last among OECD countries on small to medium businesses collaborating with universities – a finding elucidated by the Office of the Chief Economist in the 2017 Australian Innovation System Report. Given only about 8 per cent of businesses cited a lack ...

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Not so different after all

Science and business have more in common than some may want to admit. But it’s the differences that make collaboration worthwhile. By Merlin Crossley. In the 1950s, scientist and novelist C.P. Snow wrote a famous essay, “The Two Cultures”. He ...

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Why can’t we be friends?

Researchers and policymakers have much to gain by mending their sometimes testy relationship. By Antonia Maiolo. Scientists and policymakers should be collaborating much more effectively, academic experts say. Despite the widely recognised importance of using scientific research for policy, relations ...

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Adelaide, Flinders talk double degree

Collaboration would allow practical training sooner for education students. By Antonia Maiolo The University of Adelaide and Flinders University are exploring a new partnership that could result in the joint offer of a double degree in education in South Australia. ...

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New grants for UWA-UQ collaborations

Research on blood flukes, wound healing, and how gas changes into stars are among the projects being funded by the latest round of grants for collaborations between staff at the University of Western Australia and the University of Queensland. More ...

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Planning for the next natural disaster

A number of universities spread around the nation are collaborating to assist in the response to fires, floods, hurricanes and quakes. The Innovative Research Universities group has been set up because Australia’s sensitivity to climate change is combining with an ...

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