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Older but no wiser

Fiona Wood asks if ERA should be doing something more useful than just stocktaking.Did you know that more than half the world’s 7 billion people are under 30 years of age? And that 90 per cent of these youthful people ...

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ERA committees announced

The Australian Research Council chief executive Professor Margaret Sheil said she was delighted with the response to the call for nominations for the 2012 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) evaluations.  Sheil said the 147 selected were experts in their ...

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Friendly guide to the acronym (FGA)

Just in case you are new to the academy and are what is termed an early career researcher, (even if you are 50+) there are some acronyms you need to be able to toss around if you want to survive. Just ...

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Measuring impact: daunting but not impossible

They are hailing Steve Jobs as the 20th century Edison. Some argue there can be no comparison between electricity and the i-device; others that Jobs’s conversion of the computer into an individual, domestic device has been a revolution, write Francesca Beddie, ...

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ARC appoints chiefs to grade excellence

The Australian Research Council has appointed eight Australian academics to head up the evaluation committees for Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) 2012. The new chairs will lead committees of up to 20 members that will grade research quality in ...

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