Bond University Research Fellow Dr Amanda McCullough was announced as the recipient of the Emerging Health Researcher Award for 2017. The prize will go towards furthering Dr McCullough’s research career, and help drive her crucial work that aims to stop the spread of antibiotic resistant bacteria.


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Bond University Research Fellow Dr Amanda McCullough was announced as the recipient of the Emerging Health Researcher Award for 2017, at an awards breakfast in Sydney on Friday, 20 March.

The $25,000 prize will go towards furthering Dr McCullough’s research career, and help drive her crucial work that aims to stop the spread of antibiotic resistant bacteria by reducing antibiotic prescription among general practitioners (GPs).

Annette Schmiede, Bupa Health Foundation Executive Leader said that the potential impact of Dr McCullough’s work was huge. …

See why two Canadian students choose to get their Law degree at Griffith University.


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There’s nothing like the Gold Coast in Canada, so Canadian student Anika Chelin decided the Sunshine State was where she was headed.

She chose to combine travel and study, and go home with a law degree after soaking up a few years of Queensland’s warmth and world-beating beaches.

Of course that’s not the only reason Chelin opted to study law at the Gold Coast’s Griffith University. She knew Griffith was one of only two universities in Australia to offer Canadian law subjects, …

RMIT has upheld a strong performance in CEO Magazine’s global ranking, with the University’s MBA courses ranked among the best globally.


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The survey revealed RMIT’s Executive MBA received a Tier One ranking and was the second highest ranked Australian program behind the University of Woolongong.

RMIT sustained a Tier One ranking in the Global Online category, with the EMBA and MBA online programs ranking 19th and 28th, respectively.

David Goodwin, MBA Director in the Graduate School of Business and Law was thrilled with the University’s performance.

“RMIT is delighted to have achieved Tier One rankings for its Executive MBA, …

Interested in gaining a degree in Culinary Arts and having the chance to study abroad? Victoria Rinsma tells us why she left Canada for IT Tralee …


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Interested in gaining a degree in Culinary Arts and having the chance to study abroad? Victoria Rinsma tells us why she left Canada for IT Tralee …

Deciding to further your education is already a huge life decision on its own. Although add moving approximately 5023 km away (not like I checked!) from this life you have spent time building, making connections and networking, creating friendships and establishing yourself within your career and it turns into what could be one of the biggest life choices you’ve had to face yet. …

A Western Sydney University academic has been recognised for his work in astronomy, extra-terrestrial (ET) intelligence and physics, with an induction into one of the world’s oldest and most prestigious international scientific societies.


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A Western Sydney University academic has been recognised for his work in astronomy, extra-terrestrial (ET) intelligence and physics, with an induction into one of the world’s oldest and most prestigious international scientific societies.

Dr Ragbir Bhathal from the University’s School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics has been elected a Fellow of  the London Royal Astronomical Society.

The fellowship highlights Dr Bhathal’s active role in the field of astronomy, astrophysics and physics, …

Flinders University creative science writer Dr. Danielle Clode took out the Max Fatchen Fellowship at this year’s Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature. The $15,000 Max Fatchen Fellowship was presented to Dr. Clode whose latest books will be released in August.


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Flinders University creative science writer Dr. Danielle Clode took out the Max Fatchen Fellowship at this year’s Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature.

She joined the likes of Tim Winton (WA), national Premier’s Award winner Eva Hornung, Emily Steel, Jude Aquilina, Edoardo Crismani and Flinders PhD student Annette Marner (SA) and Wendy Orr, Pam Brown and Justine Larbalestier (NSW) on the winners’ list at the Adelaide Writers’ Week held all week at the Pioneer Women’s Memorial Gardens. …

James Cook University has launched its newest building in Cairns, featuring an additional 16 laboratories and cryogenic facilities capable of storing clinical material and research samples at temperatures as low as –190º C.


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Officially opened by the Minister for Resources and Northern Australia, Senator the Hon. Matthew Canavan, this is the second building on campus devoted to the Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine (AITHM).

James Cook University Vice Chancellor Professor Sandra Harding said the building would enable AITHM’s 53 staff and 32 postgraduate students in Cairns to expand their work and training.

“We’re proud to have not just some of the world’s leading researchers working here, …

The University of Canberra Hospital is a step closer to welcoming patients, staff and students with construction of the facility now complete. The hospital is expected to open to students and patients in July.


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The community in Canberra and surrounding region is a step closer to accessing University of Canberra’s newest purpose-built public hospital with construction of the facility on the University’s Bruce campus now complete.

The hospital, which will open its doors in July, will provide great opportunities of learning and research for the University’s students and staff.

To mark the completion of the construction phase, Minister for Health and Wellbeing Meegan Fitzharris and other stakeholders toured the facility which will officially be known as University of Canberra Hospital: Specialist Centre for Rehabilitation, …

The University of Gloucestershire is celebrating success in being shortlisted for two awards in this year’s national Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards (THELMAs).


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University shortlisted for two national awards for achievements in business support and innovation in teaching

The University of Gloucestershire is celebrating success in being shortlisted for two awards in this year’s national Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards (THELMAs).

This follows the university’s success in winning the top award in two THELMA categories last year –  for outstanding financial performance, and for outstanding marketing and communications team.

This year’s shortlisting recognises the university’s achievements in two areas:

  • The Growth Hub at the University’s Oxstalls campus has been shortlisted as an outstanding example of employer engagement and services to business.
The Macquarie University Incubator has been awarded the internationally-renowned GREEN GOOD DESIGN award in the research and technology category for 2018. The Incubator is a space designed to nurture, equip & accommodate budding entrepreneurs as they grow a business idea or social venture into a successful start-up.


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The Macquarie University Incubator has been awarded the internationally-renowned GREEN GOOD DESIGN award in the research and technology category for 2018.

GOOD DESIGN® is the world’s most prestigious, recognised, and oldest Design Awards program organised annually by The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design.

HRH Prince Andrew The Duke of York officially launched the Incubator in September 2017, and is a space designed to nurture, equip and accommodate budding entrepreneurs as they grow a business idea or social venture into a successful start-up. …