Griffith University continues to make its mark on the global stage with the release of the latest Times Higher Education Young University Rankings.


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Griffith University continues to make its mark on the global stage with the release of the latest Times Higher Education Young University Rankings.

Previously known as THE 150 Under 50 Rankings, the Young University Rankings sees Griffith rise from 48th to be now placed 35th among 200 similarly-aged institutions.

This impressive rise follows last month’s QS Subject Rankings in which Griffith placed in the top 100 institutions worldwide in 11 subject areas with Hospitality and Leisure Management ranked in the top ten. …

The University of Gloucestershire has been awarded money to support its work into gaining a stronger understanding of its students' views on safety, security & wellbeing, including sexual harassment.


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The University of Gloucestershire has been awarded money to support its work into gaining a stronger understanding of its students’ views on safety, security and wellbeing, including sexual harassment.

The university is one of 64 universities and colleges across the country to receive a share of £2,453,141 from the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) for projects that aim to address concerns about sexual violence and harassment on campus.

The grants, …

University College Cork (UCC) scored top marks across 5 core areas ranked in the EU-sponsored U-Multirank published today. UCC received 13 ‘1’s and 13 ‘2’s.


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University College Cork (UCC) scored top marks across five core areas ranked in the EU-sponsored U-Multirank published today (Thursday, March 30, 2017).

U-Multirank is the most comprehensive ranking system internationally as it judges university performance on 35 indicators across five core areas which are marked from ‘1’ (very good) to ‘5’ (weak).  The areas ranked include Teaching, Research, Knowledge Transfer, International Orientation and Regional Engagement.   …

Robert Gordon University (RGU) Scotland is among the top universities in the UK for professional employment, with 96.5% of its graduates in work or further study six months after leaving university.


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Robert Gordon University (RGU) Scotland is among the top universities in the UK for professional employment.

The latest statistics from the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey show that RGU has a top employment record, with 96.5% of its graduates in work or further study six months after leaving university.

RGU is ranked 6th in the UK out of 151 universities in the data pool for the Higher Education Statistics Agency survey, …

A new project from the University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute is hoping to unlock whether sleep is the missing link in long-term, healthy weight loss.


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A new project from the University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute is hoping to unlock whether sleep is the missing link in long-term, healthy weight loss.

Associate Professor Mitch Duncan, from the UON Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition, has been awarded almost $60,000 from Diabetes Australia for a trial called Sleep, Move and Eat, aimed at improving the efficacy of behavioural weight-loss interventions.

“Many Australians have poor sleep health, …

University College Cork has released a video focused on the many connections between its campus and Hogwarts from J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series.


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University College Cork has released a video focused on the many connections between its campus and Hogwarts from J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series, clocking up thousands of views online.

Viewers are urged to ‘depart from Platform 9 ¾ at 11 a.m. sharp on the #Hogwarts Express to UCC…’, referencing where young wizards travel from at King’s Cross station in London to reach the British wizarding school, located in the Highlands of Scotland. …

RMIT is a key partner in a revolutionary biomedical research centre bringing health professionals, academics and industry together to take bionic research to the next level.


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RMIT is a key partner in a revolutionary biomedical research centre bringing health professionals, academics and industry together to take bionic research to the next level.

BioFab3D@AMCD is Australia’s first robotics and biomedical engineering centre embedded within a hospital.

The $5 million purpose-built research facility aims to bring the best surgeons, biomedical engineers, biologists and robotics experts together under one roof to pioneer innovations such as re-engineered limbs, muscles, tissues and nerves. …

Bangor University continues to rise in popularity among its students, up to 12th in the UK and is the only university in Wales to make the top 15.


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Bangor University continues to rise in popularity among its students. The University has risen to 12th place in the UK and is the only university in Wales to make the top 15 in a new university experience survey (Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2017).

The survey, conducted by YouthSight for the Times Higher Education magazine, asked current students to rate their university experience according to several academic, social and general measures, …

The University of Sydney is ranked first in the world for sports-related subjects and best in Australia for medicine, architecture, veterinary sciences, English language and literature, physiology and anatomy.


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The University of Sydney is ranked first in the world for sports-related subjects and best in Australia for medicine, architecture, veterinary sciences, anatomy and physiology, English language and literature.

The 2017 QS Subject Rankings, released today, rated three University of Sydney subjects in the top 10 globally (sports-related, nursing, and anatomy and physiology) and 31 more subjects in the top 50 globally, including education (11th in the world) and law (13th in the world). …

The application of cutting-edge technology is breathing life into dinosaur fossils. The staff of Deakin University’s CADET VR Lab are working to develop visual and tactile encounters with dinosaurs.


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A virtual reality and 3D printing project is creating sensory dinosaur encounters.

The application of cutting-edge technology is breathing life into dinosaur fossils. Dr Ben Horan, Director of Deakin University’s CADET VR Lab, and Dr Kaja Antlej, Industrial Design Lecturer and researcher in digital heritage interpretation, are working to develop visual and tactile encounters with dinosaurs.

The project illustrates how the use of new technologies can create more dynamic and engaging avenues to promote the sciences, …