University Of Canberra Researcher Named Recipient Of 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‚Äôs research is captured in a new book,¬† …

Students Get The Career Ready Advantage at La Trobe University



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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 First In Australia To Offer Pathway To Chartered Manager



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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 Construction Industry Challenged To Modernize Or Die



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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 ‚ÄstConstruction Opportunities in Western Sydney: Modernise or Die¬†‚Äď 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 Switch To New Technology From University of Canberra



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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‚Äôs Early Learning STEM Australia (ELSA) pilot program, …

UniSA’s Mawson Lakes Goes Ahead with Renewable Energy Project



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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‚Äôs Mawson Lakes campus will house one of the largest flow battery and hydrogen fuel cell systems of any university in Australia. …

Australia’s Jurassic Mysteries to be Unearthed by JCU Researchers



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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, …

Thomas Kenneally Appointed Professorial Fellow At UniSA



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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. …

University Of Sydney Moves Up In Latest Global 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.

‚ÄúThe University‚Äôs 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, …

University of Adelaide’s MBA Ranked Top 5 in Australia



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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. …