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, …

Robert Gordon University Physio Lands Landmark Fellowship For Parkinson’s Research



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A senior academic and physiotherapist at RGU has been awarded a fully-funded PhD fellowship from the Scottish Government’s Chief Scientist Office (CSO) and Parkinson’s UK, to further her work on exercise provision for people living with the complex long-term condition.

Julie Jones, a senior lecturer in RGU’s School of Health Sciences, has been awarded around £250,000 for the Clinical Academic Fellowship, which is the first of its kind received by a member of RGU and a rare achievement for an allied health practitioner. …

IT Tralee Officially Opens €19 Million Kerry Sports Academy



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An Tánaiste Simon Coveney Officially Opens €19 Million Kerry Sports Academy At IT Tralee

The Institute of Technology, Tralee is delighted to welcome An Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs & Trade Simon Coveney TD to officially open the €19 million Kerry Sports Academy (KSA) at the Institute of Technology Tralee.

The Kerry Sports Academy enables sports people, able and disabled, to enjoy, prepare and compete to the highest standards and has been designed to address the needs of Paralympic level athletes, …

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, …