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Shared university services ‘snake oil’: opinion

The fashion in universities and other public sector organisations for 'shared services' did not spring from nowhere. Yes Minister in the 1980s featured an episode about a hospital that had 500 administration staff, but could not afford to employ nurses ...

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Crisis of confidence in universities

Universities are wonderful places to be employed and to do really worthwhile work, whether directly in educating students, or doing research and engagement. Why then does research conducted by universities, by the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) and by independent investigators, ...

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