University Of Sydney Discovers Over 2,000 Fake Android Apps



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Popular games were commonly impersonated by counterfeit apps

University of Sydney researchers analysed over one million Google Play apps and found over 2,000 counterfeit apps. Popular games such as Temple Run, Free Flow, and Hill Climb Racing were the most common targets for app impersonation.

The apps you regularly use to log your steps, edit your photos and monitor your finances may be hiding malicious software that could be tracking and even stealing your personal information. …

Bond University Celebrates 30 Years Of Innovation & Entrepreneurship



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Australia’s first private, independent university, Bond University, commemorated three decades of innovation and entrepreneurship with a week-long program of events to celebrating its 30 th Anniversary.

From 13 to 19 May 2019, Bond celebrated in style with a full calendar of Homecoming activities, bringing together past and present students and staff – and the wider Bond community – to celebrate the major milestone.

Bond University’s Vice Chancellor and President, Tim Brailsford, …

Western Sydney University Ranked 11th in University Impact Rankings



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Western Sydney University has been ranked 1st in the world for its work to address gender equality, and 2nd for reducing inequalities by promoting inclusive and equitable quality education, according to the inaugural Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings.

Overall, the University achieved a ranking of 11th – placing it in the top 20 universities worldwide, and the highest ranked university in Australia.

The University Impact Rankings are a new initiative by the highly-influential Times Higher Education (THE) organisation, …

Five Stars Achieved In QS Stars Ratings At La Trobe University



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La Trobe University has achieved an overall rating of five stars in the latest QS Stars ratings.  In addition, the University also achieved five-star ratings in a total of eight categories – the maximum number possible.

La Trobe is one of only six Australian universities to be rated at five stars in eight categories.

QS Stars is a rating system that provides a detailed look at higher education institutions world-wide, …

Macquarie University Introduces New Engineering Degrees



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Future Focused Engineering Degrees

At Macquarie University, we are building talented and knowledgeable engineers and forming a community of innovators and creators with a passion for research and making a real impact.

Our engineering programs uniquely combine a solid foundation in theoretical knowledge with modern, practical skills acquisition and industry experience.

Our academics research staff are world-renown experts in their fields and leading research in areas including antenna design, …

Griffith University Animation Alumni Sell Hit Show Bluey To Disney



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The first two seasons of the hit series Bluey, created by Griffith Film School animation alumni, are going global and will soon screen internationally on Disney Junior and Disney+.

Conceived by Griffith film graduate Joe Brumm, Bluey is the most watched show on ABC iView, with more than 90 million plays.

The series was produced by Emmy award-winning Ludo Studio, co-founded by fellow Griffith Film School alumnus Daley Pearson, …

Macquarie University Introduces Australia’s Largest Range Of 1 Year Master Degrees



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With a relevant degree and good academic performance (WAM of 65+) you can now choose from Australia’s largest range of one year Master Degrees – saving you both time and money.

It’s our mission at Macquarie to prepare you for the future – whateverit’s going to look like. With experts predicting that by 2025 around 50 percent of jobs as we know them today won’t exist, it’s vital that you graduate with the right skill set for a changing world of work. …

Griffith Earns Top-50 Results In 2019 QS World University Rankings



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Griffith earns top-50 result for multiple subjects in 2019 QS World University Rankings

Griffith University’s reputation on the international stage continues to be enhanced following this week’s release of the annual 2019 QS World University Rankings by Subject, which saw four of the University’s subject areas retain positions in the top 50.

Nursing, Performing Arts, Sport-related subjects and Hospitality and Leisure Management remain in the top 50, with the latter again ranked inside the top 20. …

Bees Have Brains For Basic Maths – RMIT Study



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Building on their finding that honeybees can understand the concept of zero, Australian and French researchers set out to test whether bees could perform arithmetic operations like addition and subtraction.

Solving maths problems requires a sophisticated level of cognition, involving the complex mental management of numbers, long-term rules and short term working memory.

The revelation that even the miniature brain of a honeybee can grasp basic mathematical operations has implications for the future development of Artificial Intelligence, …

Deakin University Launches First Professional Practice Master’s For Engineers



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Deakin University and Engineers Australia will today launch an Australian-first course allowing engineers to obtain chartered engineering status and a Master’s degree at the same time.

The Master of Professional Practice in Engineering (MPPEng) will be launched at a special agreement signing event between Deakin and Engineers Australia, attended by Deakin Vice Chancellor Professor Jane den Hollander AO and Engineers Australia CEO Peter McIntyre.

Professor den Hollander said professional practice courses were designed for those who wanted to be formally recognised for their extensive experience in a professional field. …