UniSA Thriving In World Young University Rankings



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At 28 years old and in an increasingly competitive field of young universities, the University of South Australia has maintained its strong position at number 26 in the Times Higher Education global ranking of Universities under 50 years old.

The 2019 results follow a rise of six places in 2018 and are in step with the University’s strong performance in the THE Impact Ranking in April this year, where it earned a position of 22 in the world for overall University Impact and top 10 globally for quality education. …

University of South Australia Welcomes A Powerhouse In Space Partnership



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The Federal Government’s announcement that the Australian Space Agency will be based in Adelaide is outstanding news for the state and its university sector, according to UniSA’s Deputy Vice Chancellor: Research, Professor Tanya Monro.

Professor Monro says the decision will strengthen South Australia’s long and proud history in space technology and further the state’s expertise and international collaborations associated with space education, business and innovation.

“We are hopeful that this announcement will also strengthen our bid for one of the largest Cooperative Research Centres in Australian history to develop smart satellites, …

QantasLink Partnership Offers New Flight Path For UniSA Aviation Grads



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Today the University of South Australia and QantasLink will sign up to a partnership that ensures the University’s brightest and best aviation students have access to special industry based additional training provided by one of the world’s leading airlines. 

The partnership agreement will be signed at 10.30 am (Monday August 13) at UniSA’s Jeffrey Smart building, Hindley Street.

As Australia’s longest running aviation degree program, UniSA’s Bachelor of Aviation has been a huge success, …

University of South Australia’s Professor Shudong Wang Honoured at NHMRC Awards



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World renowned cancer researcher, University of South Australia‘s Professor Shudong Wang, was honoured at the National Health and Medical Research Council’s (NHMRC) annual Research Excellence Awards in Canberra on 27 June, winning the Top Development Grant for 2017.

Professor Wang, who leads the team at UniSA’s Centre for Drug Discovery and Development, was awarded the prize to develop a new and effective enzyme-targeted drug for cancer patients.

Her team demonstrated the drug’s effectiveness against acute myeloid leukemia and cancers of breast and ovaries, …

University Of South Australia Steps Up Again In THE World Rankings



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The University of South Australia continues to grow its reputation as one of the world’s top 250 young universities, moving up six places in the Times Higher Education rankings to 26.

UniSA Vice Chancellor Professor David Lloyd says UniSA’s performance in the prestigious world ranking of young universities has been on an upward trajectory for the past three years.

“As Australia’s University of Enterprise, we have set our sights on institution-wide improvement – in the teaching and research we conduct locally and internationally, …

University South Australia Best In The World For Brand Management Research



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A global study of the impact of business research has ranked the University of South Australia #1 in the world for brand management, with the findings published in the Australian Financial Review BOSS Magazine this week.

Determined by the League of Scholars, the analysis reviewed the academic impact, output, and influence of more than 100,000 business researchers worldwide, finding UniSA to be global leader for brand management research.

The study reinforces what many of the world’s marketers already know. …

UniSA’s Mawson Lakes Goes Ahead with Renewable Energy Project



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University of South Australia’s Mawson Lakes campus will be transformed into a national testbed of renewable energy technologies with the construction of a $7.7m facility incorporating solar power, flow batteries, a hydrogen fuel cell stack and thermal energy storage.

The State Government has given the project the green light today, providing $3.6m from its Renewable Energy Fund to help build the facility.

When the project is completed by 2019, UniSA’s Mawson Lakes campus will house one of the largest flow battery and hydrogen fuel cell systems of any university in Australia. …

Thomas Kenneally Appointed Professorial Fellow At UniSA



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One of Australia’s most prolific authors, Booker Prize winner and “national treasure”, Thomas Kenneally, has been awarded the honorary title of Vice Chancellor’s Professorial Fellow at the University of South Australia.

The three-year Fellowship will see the award-winning novelist deliver masterclasses at UniSA from 2018, providing invaluable insights for students of creative writing and literature.

Author of more than 30 novels, and many more dramas, screenplays and books of non-fiction, Kenneally was first published in the Bulletin in 1962. …

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, …

National Awards Acknowledge Outstanding Teachers at UniSA



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Three academics from UniSA’s Division of Health Sciences have been recognised on the national stage for their outstanding teaching achievements.

Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning are awarded through a highly competitive process by the Commonwealth Government’s Office for Learning and Teaching (OLT).

Midwifery Program Director Dr Lois McKellar and Lecturer Cathy Kempster were acknowledged for leading the development of a sustainable model of tailored support and innovative resources to enhance the clinical learning experience for midwifery students. …