RMIT University Professor Calum Drummond has been awarded the prestigious Ian Wark Medal and Lecture for outstanding advances in chemistry.


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Professor Calum Drummond from RMIT University has been awarded the prestigious Ian Wark Medal and Lecture for outstanding advances in chemistry and materials science research, and contributions to Australia’s prosperity.

Professor Drummond formally received the medal from the Australian Academy of Science and delivered the associated lecture at a presentation dinner in Melbourne on 5 July.

He was announced as the medal and lecture recipient in November 2017.

The national award recognises Drummond’s achievements in understanding materials at the nanoscale that have enabled high-performing products to be developed and commercialised. …

Interested in choosing a smaller town in Ireland as your study abroad destination? Consider IT Carlow and don’t think for a second that it has less to offer


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Interested in choosing a smaller town in Ireland as your study abroad destination? Consider Carlow and don’t think for a second that it has less to offer… especially when it comes to food! Ryan, a Canadian and IT Carlow Ambassador shares his favourite spots around town…

Carlow, as a town, offers its residents a plethora of opportunities to see, explore, and learn about the history that lives and breathes life into the town on a daily basis. …

Flying on board a NASA aircraft is the dream of every scientist and astronomer. Now, it will be a reality for Professor Miroslav Filipovic.


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Flying on board a NASA aircraft is the dream of every scientist and astronomer. Now, it will be a reality for Western Sydney University’s Professor Miroslav Filipovic.

Professor Filipovic, from the School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics, will be the second Australian scientist in history to fly on NASA’s specially redesigned Boing 747 airborne observatory.

The aircraft is named SOFIA which stands for Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy and carries a 2.7 metre telescope. …



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The University of Newcastle is now ranked 214th in the prestigious 2019 QS World University Rankings announced today.

Moving up 10 places since last year, the University has achieved an impressive rise of 84 places in the QS Rankings since 2014.

Vice-Chancellor, Professor Caroline McMillen, said today’s ranking in the independent global university league table result was an outstanding achievement that reflected the university’s international reputation for excellence in quality education, …

Martyn Gordon has been recognised for his achievements as a lecturer in accounting and finance at RGU's Aberdeen Business School.


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A Robert Gordon University (RGU) lecturer has been named as one of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS) Top 100 Young Chartered Accountants (CAs) of 2018.

Martyn Gordon has been recognised for his achievements as a lecturer in accounting and finance at RGU’s Aberdeen Business School.

The ICAS Top 100 CAs of 2018 recognises the achievements of young CAs and the impact they have made both within their own organisations and with clients. …

Thinking about studying in Ireland but have a million questions racing through your mind? Already applied, been accepted and now thinking “what next”?


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Thinking about studying abroad but have a million questions racing through your mind? Already applied, been accepted and now thinking “what next”? Kristen, an IT Sligo and Canadian Ambassador, can relate. Check our her never-ending list of things she has learned in during her study abroad experience… 

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Travelling to Ireland from Ontario, Canada?

The best non-stop flight for me was Toronto to Dublin with Aer Lingus. Great prices, great flight times and slightly above average leg room! …

KOM Consultants will be closing early on Friday, June 29th at 12:00 pm, closed Monday, July 2nd and opening Tuesday, July 3rd at 9:00 am.


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KOM Consultants will be closing early on Friday, June 29th at 12:00 pm, closed Monday, July 2nd and opening Tuesday, July 3rd at 9:00 am. …

James Cook University has rocketed up a key global ranking of ‘young’ universities, with JCU ranked 28th of the world’s universities aged 50 years or under.


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James Cook University has rocketed up a key global ranking of ‘young’ universities, with JCU now ranked 28th of the world’s universities aged 50 years or under.

The Times Higher Education Young University Rankings list the world’s best universities that have been operating for up to 50 years. The 2018 ranking compares 250 institutions from 55 countries.

For the past two years, JCU has been ranked 38th in this category, …

The University of Canberra’s Dr Ana Tanasoca is the joint recipient of the 2018 Max Crawford Medal, Australia’s most prestigious humanities award.


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The University of Canberra’s Dr Ana Tanasoca is the joint recipient of the 2018 Max Crawford Medal, Australia’s most prestigious award for early-career researchers in the humanities.

Dr Tanasoca, a postdoctoral research fellow at the University’s Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance, has been recognised for her work around the ethical and political problems that accompany dual citizenship and questions of multiple citizenship.

Dr Tanasoca’s research is captured in a new book,  …

Studying medicine can leave minimal time for personal development or creative pursuits, but a new Flinders University music elective is going to change that.


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Studying medicine can leave minimal time for personal development or creative pursuits, but diversion into the arts can have many benefits for budding doctors, as students in a new Flinders University music elective are discovering.

‘Ectopic Beats’ is the product of the Music for Health elective for second-year students, being piloted this semester as part of a new, compulsory Personal and Professional Development (PPD) component in Flinders’ Doctor of Medicine.

As producer of around half of South Australia’s medicine graduates, …