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, …

RGU Graduate One Of The Top MBA Students In World!



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RGU graduate Dr Jenna Ross has been recognised as one of the top MBA students in the world.

Dr Ross has been shortlisted in the AMBA (Association of MBAs) Student of the Year Award, which is a global award that recognises the talents and contributions made by students.

The award plays a pivotal role each year in promoting the MBA’s position as the leading international business qualification and Dr Ross is one of five nominees and the only one from Scotland – she is shortlisted among alumni from Hong Kong, …

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. …

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, …

Macquarie University’s 2018 STEM Superstars Named



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MACQUARIE’S STEM SUPERSTARS NAMED, SMASHING GENDER ASSUMPTIONS ABOUT SCIENTISTS

 

Three Macquarie University academics from the Faculty of Science and Engineering have been named in 2018’s list of the superstars of STEM, announced by Science & Technology Australia (STA).

Macquarie’s superstars are:

  • Dr Lizzy Lowe – an urban ecologist, passionate about working with local communities to improve the health of our cities with a particular passion for raising the public profile of under-appreciated animals such as spiders,

Why Study at IT Sligo?



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Why IT Sligo? by Karen Markovich

Choosing IT Sligo was not an easy choice. First I thought I only had the choice among the local university, online or in the States. The changing factor in the decision-making process began in my second year when KOM consultants came to St. Clair College, Ontario. Where I learned the possibilities of building on my 3-year advanced diploma in Business Administration-Marketing at St. Clair and continuing onto my Degree with several countries to choose from at various price points. …

University of Dundee Scientists Make Parkinson’s Discovery



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Scientists at the University of Dundee have confirmed that a key cellular pathway that protects the brain from damage is disrupted in Parkinson’s patients, raising the possibility of new treatments for the disease.

Parkinson’s is a disabling disorder of the brain for which there is no cure. Mutations in two genes called PINK1 and Parkin are associated with early-onset forms of Parkinson’s. Both encode distinct classes of enzymes that play a pivotal role in protecting the brain against stress. …

Curtin Soars To New Heights In US Global Research & Reputation Ranking



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Curtin University has risen 30 places to equal 234th in the world, according to the US News and World Report’s latest global rankings.

The fifth annual ranking, which considers the University’s academic research performance and global reputation, also placed Curtin ninth in Australia.

Curtin University Vice-Chancellor Professor Deborah Terry said she was delighted Curtin continued to enhance its performance in global rankings, jumping 30 places from last year’s result.

“The US News and World Report’s Best Global University Rankings show Curtin continues to rise through international rankings, …