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Transdisciplinary thinking the hot trend at UTS

Two words, 10 syllables: 'transdisciplinary innovation'. It's the new buzz-phrase going around the University of Technology Sydney. So much so that the institution has created a whole new faculty dedicated to it. And what is transdisciplinary innovation? It’s when people from ...

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UTS aims for autonomy at intersection of innovation, industry

Chinese technology brand Huawei hosted its Asia-Pacific Innovation Day – which is actually two days – labeled 'The Brilliance of Exploration in Sydney', on November 2–3. Speaking on the importance of science and co-operation was University of Technology Sydney deputy vice-chancellor, research, ...

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Are entrepreneurs born or made?

Australian youth unemployment is almost the highest it’s been in 10 years. For Generation Alpha, who are now about 5 at the oldest, it's looking more and more like the challenge they'll face as adult workers will be to innovate or fail. ...

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Innovators galore

Local universities are contributing mightily to advances in research and Australia should be getting more out of it.  By Mardi Chapman. Foamed bitumen, thermal finger-printing technology, sustainable sports shoe manufacturing and improved weather forecasting are just some of the 50 Solutions ...

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Awards honour tertiary education leaders

Tertiary education managers lauded for innovation and best practice. By Antonia Maiolo The presentation of the 2nd annual Association for Tertiary Education Management/Campus Review Awards for best practice in tertiary education management was a success, encouraging strong entrants and attendees ...

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Glowing praise for levitating light

A hovering light bulb invented by a 19-year-old student from the University of Queensland has been singled out as an exciting industry innovation by an American lighting firm. Chris Rieger’s invention, LevLight, which levitates below a ceiling while glowing, has ...

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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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Europe wants our best brains

Europe is investing heavily in research, innovation and design, with the express purpose of attracting the best scientists in the world to its shores, the Universities Australia Higher Education Conference heard in Canberra. Maire Geoghegan-Quinn, Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science ...

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