Institute of Technology Carlow Signs MOU with McMaster University



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Institute of Technology Carlow this week signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Top 100 World University ranked McMaster University in Canada that will see designCORE, the Institute’s design-led research hub, assist and facilitate a greater design-thinking approach by the Ontario-based university and help position McMaster at the very forefront of global research in the science of healthcare and aging.

An academic team from MIRA (McMaster Institute for Research on Aging), an institute of McMaster University, …

UniSA To Focus Its Satellite Research In Support Of Australia’s Space Agency



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The University of South Australia has welcomed Monday’s announcement of the new Australia Space Agency as a focus for Australia’s almost $3 billion industry.

UniSA Deputy Vice Chancellor: Research Professor Tanya Monro says Australian expertise in the wide range of technologies that support burgeoning space industries only needs to be focused to reap important rewards for the nation.

“Enterprising collaborations with industry put us in the box seat to meet the engineering, …

University of Newcastle Ranked In World’s Best By Times Higher Education



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The University of Newcastle (UON) continues to stand strong among the world’s best, ranking in the top 300 universities in the world, in the 2018 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings.

Now in their 14th year, the THE World University Rankings, evaluate universities worldwide across five key areas – teaching, research, citations, industry income and international outlook.

The 2018 THE ranking includes 1,102 of the world’s leading research universities, …

Bond cements its position as nation’s #1 for Student Experience



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For the twelfth year in a row, Bond University has received more 5-star ratings for Student Experience than any other university in Australia in the latest edition of The Good Universities Guide.

Bond received the highest award of 5-stars for all six Student Experience measures – Overall, Teaching Quality, Learner Engagement, Learning Resources, Student Support and Skills Development – as well as 5-stars for Student: Staff Ratio and Student Retention. …

Top 5 Reasons Why Students Should Choose Curtin University



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Curtin University’s top 5 favourite reasons why students should choose Curtin!

  1. We are in the top 1% of all universities worldwide (ARWU 2017).

Additionally, Curtin University is ranked as a top 100 university in seven subjects in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017:

  • Mineral and Mining Engineering – 2nd in the world!
  • Architecture/Built Environment
  • Art and Design
  • Nursing
  • Earth and Marine Sciences
  • Education
  • Sports-related Subjects
  1. We offer a suite of attractive scholarships,

Smoking Number One Risk Factor For Peripheral Artery Disease



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Smoking and diabetes are the two leading risk factors for peripheral artery disease (PAD), a narrowing of the arteries which can result in amputation, according to a study carried out at the University of Dundee and part-funded by the British Heart Foundation (BHF).

Diabetics who smoked were 16 times more likely to develop PAD than non-smoking non-diabetics.

Cholesterol came top of the list of risk factors for coronary heart disease (CHD), …

Engineering Degree With 100% Employment Rate Taking Applications



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Graduates of WIT’s Sustainable Energy Engineering will learn how to design new buildings to meet 2020 NZEB (Nearly Zero Energy Building) standards

Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) has added five courses to the CAO’s ‘available places’ places for 2017 entry.

One programme from WIT’s School of Engineering has been added to the list, the Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Sustainable Energy Engineering.

With a 100% graduate employment rate, the Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Sustainable Energy Engineering is for individuals who have an interest in energy, …

University of Sydney Graduates Again Rated Australia’s Most Employable



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Ranked #1 in Australia and 4th in the world for graduate employability.

The University of Sydney has again been named the number one university in Australia for graduate employability, a position it has now held for three years running.

The 2018 QS Employability Rankings also reveal the University’s graduates are the fourth most sought after in the world, the same position as last year and up from 14th in 2015.

In addition to surveying over 30,000 employers, …

RMIT Juris Doctor Students Campaign to Improve Human Rights



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The students, Brigette Rose, Frank Aloe, Helen Metzger, Luke Fowler and Veronica Snip worked under the supervision of staff at the RMIT Centre for Innovative Justice (CIJ) to create a report for the Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC).

The conclusion of the report was that the nation would benefit from a federal human rights charter.

At the report’s launch in May, AHRC president Gillian Triggs noted that Australia is the only common law country in the world that doesn’t have a charter of human rights. …