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Bachelor of Aviation students at Griffith University could become future pilots with Qantas thanks to a new partnership.

The Qantas Future Pilot Program provides students with access to experienced pilots during their degree, with selected students invited to complete an intensive 12-week Airline Transition Course.

Graduates can then transition to employment with QantasLink and complete their training under the supervision of QantasLink’s experienced training team and become qualified as First Officers flying the airline’s Dash 8 200/300 or Q400 fleet. …

Flinders University researchers have made a discovery that can help respond to the decline of insect pollinators, creating a future of greater food security.


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Researchers have made a discovery that could help respond to the global decline of insect pollinators, and create a future of greater food security.

Hoverflies?have been found to respond to a number of different floral cues in a new study led by Flinders University and colleagues at National Centre for Biological Sciences, India.

Nearly 75% of the world’s crops rely on animal pollination, but nearly 40% of our insect pollinators are facing extinction due to pesticide use, …

A highly-decorated research scientist and a respected business leader have been appointed La Trobe University Vice Chancellor’s Fellows.


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Recent winner of the Prime Minister’s Prize for Science, Distinguished Professor Jenny Graves AO has been appointed a VC Fellow. As the first solo female to win the coveted prize, she will work to help ensure more women are successful in their science careers.

Former Incitec Pivot Limited CEO James Fazzino will utilise his strong industry connections and insights to help employment outcomes of business school graduates.

The two appointments were announced today by Vice-Chancellor, …

Three researchers from Western Sydney University have been accepted into the Australian Research Council (ARC) College of Experts.


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Three researchers from Western Sydney University have been accepted into the Australian Research Council (ARC) College of Experts. Members of the college are selected based on their multi-disciplinary and cross-disciplinary expertise.

Professor Scott Holmes, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research, Engagement, Development and International), says the appointments reflect the University’s continued history of impactful research.

“This success adds to Western’s continuing contribution to the advancement of knowledge and research innovation in Australia,” says Professor Holmes. …

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, …

2 professors from Macquarie Uni have been named "Web of Science 2017 Highly Cited Researcher", meaning they are among a group of frequently cited researchers.


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TWO MACQUARIE RESEARCHERS ACHIEVE THE WEB OF SCIENCE 2017 HIGHLY CITED RESEARCHER LIST

Two researchers from Macquarie University, Professor Richard Kefford and Professor Ian Wright, have been named a Web of Science 2017 Highly Cited Researcher, meaning they are among a distinguished group of the most frequently cited researchers in the world.

The Web of Science citation analysis identifies the most frequently cited researchers as determined by the extent to which their papers have supported, …

Deakin University Professor and Australian Laureate Fellow Maria Forsyth has been presented with Victoria's highest scientific honour.


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Alfred Deakin Professor and Australian Laureate Fellow Maria Forsyth has been presented with Victoria’s highest scientific honour, receiving the 2017 Victoria Prize for Science and Innovation – Physical Sciences.

Professor Forsyth, who is Director of the Battery Technology Research and Innovation Hub (BatTRI-Hub) through Deakin University’s Institute of Frontier Materials and CSIRO, was awarded the prestigious $50,000 prize for her ground-breaking research in electrochemical sciences.

Her decades of internationally-recognised research is enabling the next generation of safer and higher energy density battery technologies, …

The University of Canberra continues its rise up the global rankings to sit among the best universities in the world with the latest results.


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The University of Canberra continues its rise up the global rankings to sit among the best universities in the world with the latest results.

The 2018 Times Higher Education (THE) World Rankings have placed the University of Canberra in the top two per cent of tertiary institutions worldwide.

An improved performance in research and teaching reputation, citation of publications by academic peers and international outlook saw the University climb to the 351-400 band for 2018, …

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. …

A University of Newcastle academic has been recognized for his quality teaching practice and outstanding contributions to student learning.


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A University of Newcastle (UON) academic has been recognised for his quality teaching practice and outstanding contributions to student learning, specifically for his leadership of the successful clinical program at the Newcastle Law School.

Mr Shaun McCarthy, Director of UON’s Legal Centre, has today been presented with a 2017 Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning, awarded by the Australian Awards for University Teaching (AAUT).

An advocate for innovative and multidisciplinary initiatives within the Bachelor of Laws and Juris Doctor, …