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Academic paints picture of regional art

Marcus Bussey, a lecturer in future studies and world history, put the importance of regional art under the spotlight at his Arts Matters workshops in June. Jointly organised by the University of the Sunshine Coast and Artslink Queensland, the two-day ...

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Tackling Big Data head on

The scheme to boost the computer capacity of the nation’s universities is ploughing ahead, with some help from the UK. By Beverley Head reports. The first three nodes of the $50 million Research Data Storage Infrastructure (RDSI) project are about ...

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Learning for teachers made plain

The newest tool for online professional engagement is creating a buzz among educators, reports Natasha Egan. Professional development for teachers is about to get a whole lot easier, with the launch of a new online games-based tool where teachers from ...

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Nanopatch sparks interest at med-tech conference

An innovative project that will change the way vaccines are delivered to patients sparked the most interest at the AusMedtech conference and investment summit in Sydney. The Vaxxas Nonopatch developed by the University of Queensland is expected to reduce production ...

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Xenon wins national computer bid

 Xenon has been revealed as the supplier of computer systems powering the first node of the National eResearch Collaboration Tools and Resources (NeCTAR) research cloud. The University of Melbourne was commissioned by the Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and ...

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IT directors tackle rapid change

Information technology with its growing budgets is now a core area rather than peripheral at campuses. Beverley Head reports. Reskilling staff for new futures has been identified as one of the major issues for university IT departments, says the Council ...

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Running with the digital natives

 Universities need to start teaching academics and teachers to be residents of the web if we are to have any hope of bridging the technological divide.   Our culture is changing every day. Look around and you will see a world ...

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Big data needs big solutions

Universities are pushing IT companies to come up with answers to their problem of storing massive amounts of digital information.  Corporate Australia is just starting to grapple with the concept of “big data”. It’s one area where the universities are ...

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Getting back up after a disaster

Lessons have been learnt after the Queensland floods with IT managers looking at cloud computing and shared storage. Beverley Head reports. One in seven Australian businesses don’t spend a red cent on disaster recovery or business continuity, and more than ...

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Relax, we have been here before

When it comes to mergers, unis and TAFEs can calm their nerves by looking at the absorbtion of colleges 25 years ago, writes Stuart Middleton. In discussions it is all very well to know were you want to end up ...

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