Flinders University researchers have made a discovery that can help respond to the decline of insect pollinators, creating a future of greater food security.


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Researchers have made a discovery that could help respond to the global decline of insect pollinators, and create a future of greater food security.

Hoverflies?have been found to respond to a number of different floral cues in a new study led by Flinders University and colleagues at National Centre for Biological Sciences, India.

Nearly 75% of the world‚Äôs crops rely on animal pollination, but nearly 40% of our insect pollinators are facing extinction due to pesticide use, …

A highly-decorated research scientist and a respected business leader have been appointed La Trobe University Vice Chancellor’s Fellows.


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Recent winner of the Prime Minister’s Prize for Science, Distinguished Professor Jenny Graves AO has been appointed a VC Fellow. As the first solo female to win the coveted prize, she will work to help ensure more women are successful in their science careers.

Former Incitec Pivot Limited CEO James Fazzino will utilise his strong industry connections and insights to help employment outcomes of business school graduates.

The two appointments were announced today by Vice-Chancellor, …

Three researchers from Western Sydney University have been accepted into the Australian Research Council (ARC) College of Experts.


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Three researchers from Western Sydney University have been accepted into the Australian Research Council (ARC) College of Experts. Members of the college are selected based on their multi-disciplinary and cross-disciplinary expertise.

Professor Scott Holmes, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research, Engagement, Development and International), says the appointments reflect the University’s continued history of impactful research.

‚ÄúThis success adds to Western‚Äôs continuing contribution to the advancement of knowledge and research innovation in Australia,‚ÄĚ says Professor Holmes. …

Advanced Science and Technology Building for Institute of Technology Carlow Announced by Minister for Education


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Advanced Science and Technology Building Announced for Institute of Technology Carlow by Minister for Education ‚Äúvery significant for our region and country‚ÄĚ, says Institute president.

The announcement today by Minister for Education, Richard Bruton TD of an advanced science and technology building for Institute of Technology Carlow has been described by its president, Dr. Patricia Mulcahy, as ‚Äúvery significant for our region and country‚ÄĚ.

Following the minister‚Äôs announcement of the major capital investment, …

James Cook University researchers will examine the structure of the Great Artesian Basin ‚Äď Australia‚Äôs onshore reservoir for groundwater and hydrocarbon.


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A long-standing mystery about the geological evolution of the Australian continent could be solved by a new research project.

James Cook University researchers will examine the structure of the Great Artesian Basin ‚Äď Australia‚Äôs most important onshore reservoir for groundwater and hydrocarbon resources.

JCU‚Äôs Associate Professor Carl Spandler; Head of Geoscience, Associate Professor Eric Roberts; Emeritus Professor Bob Henderson, and Associate Professor Tony Kemp from the University of Western Australia will undertake the three-year research project, …

2 professors from Macquarie Uni have been named "Web of Science 2017 Highly Cited Researcher", meaning they are among a group of frequently cited researchers.


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TWO MACQUARIE RESEARCHERS ACHIEVE THE WEB OF SCIENCE 2017 HIGHLY CITED RESEARCHER LIST

Two researchers from Macquarie University, Professor Richard Kefford and Professor Ian Wright, have been named a Web of Science 2017 Highly Cited Researcher, meaning they are among a distinguished group of the most frequently cited researchers in the world.

The¬†Web of Science¬†citation analysis identifies the most frequently cited researchers as determined by the extent to which their papers have supported, …

Dr Felicity Kelliher has been appointed Chair of the Irish Academy of Management, which aims to promote the advancement of research, knowledge & education.


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Dr Felicity Kelliher is a Senior Lecturer in Management and co-chair of the RIKON research group, she feels honoured to be appointed this new role

Dr Felicity Kelliher has been appointed Chair of the Irish Academy of Management which aims to promote the advancement of research, knowledge, and education in the field of organisation and management studies on the island of Ireland.

Dr Kelliher is a Senior Lecturer in Management and¬†co-chair of the RIKON research group at the School of Business, …

Deakin University Professor and Australian Laureate Fellow Maria Forsyth has been presented with Victoria's highest scientific honour.


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Alfred Deakin Professor and Australian Laureate Fellow Maria Forsyth has been presented with Victoria’s highest scientific honour, receiving the 2017 Victoria Prize for Science and Innovation – Physical Sciences.

Professor Forsyth, who is Director of the Battery Technology Research and Innovation Hub (BatTRI-Hub) through Deakin University’s Institute of Frontier Materials and CSIRO, was awarded the prestigious $50,000 prize for her ground-breaking research in electrochemical sciences.

Her decades of internationally-recognised research is enabling the next generation of safer and higher energy density battery technologies, …

Booker Prize winner Thomas Kenneally has been awarded the honorary title of Vice Chancellor’s Professorial Fellow at the University of South Australia.


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One¬†of Australia‚Äôs most prolific authors, Booker Prize winner and¬†‚Äúnational treasure‚ÄĚ, Thomas Kenneally, has been awarded the honorary title of¬†Vice Chancellor‚Äôs 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. …

A University of Newcastle academic has been recognized for his quality teaching practice and outstanding contributions to student learning.


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A University of Newcastle (UON) academic has been recognised for his quality teaching practice and outstanding contributions to student learning, specifically for his leadership of the successful clinical program at the Newcastle Law School.

Mr Shaun McCarthy, Director of UON’s Legal Centre, has today been presented with a 2017 Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning, awarded by the Australian Awards for University Teaching (AAUT).

An advocate for innovative and multidisciplinary initiatives within the¬†Bachelor of Laws¬†and¬†Juris Doctor, …