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Birmingham’s ARC vetoes: the sector reacts

The university sector has taken umbrage with the decision by former Education Minister Simon Birmingham to block 11 applications for Australian Research Council (ARC) funding. ARC confirmed in Senate Estimates that the project applications, all from the humanities and social sciences ...

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UON revamps arts faculty to produce more employable grads

As the coastal NSW city of Newcastle reinvents itself – from manufacturing heavyweight to knowledge hub – the University of Newcastle is changing too. The notable young university is dusting off its School of Humanities and Social Sciences. “…We really need to make ourselves much ...

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Humanities miss out in CRC grants

The hard sciences have once again been the big beneficiaries from the latest round of new funding for Australian Co-operative Research Centres (CRCs). Just a fortnight after the intensive second round interviews, the Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research, Senator ...

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Dealing with capacity and the law

‘What should the duty nurse do when a relative arrives unannounced in the ward with a bunch of papers for an elderly, frail patient to sign?” asks Nick O’Neill. This he says is just one of many familiar situations people ...

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