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,  …

Students at La Trobe University are starting their studies this year with a new competitive edge - an innovative career development program that is building their long-term career prospects while they study.


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The program, called Career Ready Advantage, is available to all 35,000 students across all seven campuses. It has been designed in conjunction with Australia’s leading employers to help combat the rapid pace of change in the workplace and address the need for graduates to have a far broader range of abilities to be successful.

La Trobe Vice-Chancellor Professor John Dewar said the program is tailored to suit each student and empower them to recognise and build on their strengths, …

Griffith University has become the first university in Australia and New Zealand to accredit an undergraduate or postgraduate course with the Institute of Managers and Leaders. This accreditation gives Griffith Business School MBA students access to the internationally recognised Chartered Manager (CMgr) designation.


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Griffith University has become the first university in Australia and New Zealand to accredit an undergraduate or postgraduate course with the Institute of Managers and Leaders (IML). This innovative accreditation gives Griffith Business School MBA students fast-tracked access to the internationally recognised Chartered Manager (CMgr) designation.

Students enrolled in the fully flexible MBA from January 2018 are set to graduate with an additional globally recognised diploma in strategic management and leadership, which will allow them to apply for and receive the CMgr designation within weeks of receiving their degree. …

Western Sydney’s construction industry will be challenged to reconsider its future, at a conference co-hosted by Western Sydney University’s Centre for Smart Modern Construction (c4SMC).


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Western Sydney’s construction industry will be challenged to reconsider its future, at a conference co-hosted by Western Sydney University’s Centre for Smart Modern Construction (c4SMC) and Australia’s leading industry voice on construction transformation PrefabAUS.

The conference – Construction Opportunities in Western Sydney: Modernise or Die – will bring together NSW’s major construction agencies, policy makers, academics and industry and feature a keynote by internationally renowned thought leader on the future of construction, …

Early childhood educators from across Australia have been learning new ways to introduce pre-schoolers to STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) concepts with the University of Canberra’s STEM Education Research Centre (SERC).


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Early childhood educators from across Australia have been learning new ways to introduce pre-schoolers to STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) concepts with the University of Canberra’s STEM Education Research Centre (SERC).

Educators from early learning centres have engaged with digital technology in ways that integrate educational apps into play-based contexts to further young children’s grasp of foundational concepts in STEM.

The training is part of the Federal Government’s Early Learning STEM Australia (ELSA) pilot program, …

University 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.


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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. …

James Cook University researchers will examine the structure of the Great Artesian Basin – Australia’s 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 – Australia’s most important onshore reservoir for groundwater and hydrocarbon resources.

JCU’s 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, …

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’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. …

The University of Sydney has placed 34th in the world, 2nd in Australia, in the latest US News Best Global Universities rankings.


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Research and reputation excellence secure position The University of Sydney has placed 34th in the world in the latest US News Best Global Universities rankings.

The excellent result sees the University move from 45th place last year and maintain its second position in the national rankings.

“The University’s high quality research is the main reason for our continuing success in these prestigious rankings. It reflects our ongoing commitment to being a leading comprehensive, …

The University of Adelaide's highly regarded MBA program is now among the top 5 MBAs of all business schools in the nation.


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Uni of Adelaide MBA ranked top 5 in the nation

The University of Adelaide’s highly regarded MBA program is now among the top 5 MBAs of all business schools in the nation, according to the latest The Australian Financial Review BOSS magazine rankings.

The Adelaide MBA has moved up one place in the BOSS rankings to the number 5 spot, confirming its position as a leading Australian MBA program and the very best offered in the State. …