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Value of thinking it through

The benefits of studying and researching philosophy underpin all subjects and walks of life, a professor argues. By Antonia Maiolo. Much of what is learned in philosophy can be reflected in almost all aspects of life, Jānis “John” Ozoliņš, professor ...

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Subsidising fairness

Commonwealth tuition assistance is no longer limited to universities – a step towards a more equitable system. By Andrew Norton. Australian higher education is dominated by public universities, but this is an accidental policy outcome. The current system’s architects did ...

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Casting breakthrough ensembles

Some of the biggest advancements would be impossible without interdisciplinary collaboration; La Trobe deputy VC of research Keith Nugent spoke to Antonia Maiolo about making it happen when it counts. The research sector needs to recognise the importance of interdisciplinary ...

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Make those industry link future ready

Connections with industry must serve the needs of the nation. By James Arvanitakis. It is obvious that the Australian economy is facing a number of adjustments. The closures of Ford and Holden, as well as the recent announcements from Qantas, ...

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Protests over UQ coal seam gas research links

Funding links between the burgeoning coal seam gas (CSG) industry and the University of Queensland have sparked protests and demands on campus that the university guard its research independence. University staff, the National Union of Students, and a coalition of ...

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Monash and Warwick team up for a global future

Monash University in Melbourne and The University of Warwick (UK) have signed a new agreement to create an alliance that will clearly establish both as “globally networked universities”. Vice-Chancellor for Warwick Professor Nigel Thrift and vice-chancellor for Monash Professor Ed ...

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Uni e-presses attack Adler plan

University e-presses have hit out at a proposal to create a new centralised network, saying it is elitist and out of step with the academic publishing industry. A national university press network is one of 21 major recommendations made late ...

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Building on South African ties

An international public policy congress will engage academic delegates from South Africa and Australia alongside government and industry representatives in developing research proposals on issues related to national productivity. The congress is the second of its type held in Cape ...

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