La Trobe University’s Big Jump In World Subject Ranking



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La Trobe University has jumped 72 places to 243 in the subject category of Clinical, Preclinical and Health, which includes dentistry and allied health.

The University is now in the 201-250 band, up from the 301-400 band last year.

La Trobe Pro Vice-Chancellor for Science, Health and Engineering Professor Robert Pike said it was an excellent result.

“Health teaching and research are among our core strengths at La Trobe and continue to attract global recognition,” Professor Pike said. …

Music Elective Enhances Medicine Studies At Flinders University



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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, …

Bond University Professor Honoured For Outstanding Contribution To Student Learning



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Dr Christian Moro honoured with citation for outstanding contribution to student learning

Dr Christian Moro from the Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine has joined a distinguished cohort of Bond University educators as the most recent recipient of a Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning.

These national honours are awarded annually through the Australian Awards for University Teaching, acknowledging individuals who go above and beyond to deliver a richer, more engaging experience for their students. …

Teaching and research excellence recognized in QS Subject Rankings



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The University of Sydney is ranked first in the world for sports-related subjects and best in Australia for medicine, architecture, veterinary sciences, anatomy and physiology, English language and literature.

The 2017 QS Subject Rankings, released today, rated three University of Sydney subjects in the top 10 globally (sports-related, nursing, and anatomy and physiology) and 31 more subjects in the top 50 globally, including education (11th in the world) and law (13th in the world). …