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JCU’s Top Marks for Graduate Employment

James Cook University has been awarded a five-star rating for graduate employment - the eighth year in a row the University has achieved the result. The latest edition of the authoritative tertiary education guide The Good Universities Guide confirms JCU graduates continue to be in high demand, with the University ... 24-Sep-2018 more

UC Is Number One in ACT For Graduate Outcomes

University of Canberra graduates are more likely to gain employment and earn higher starting salaries than their peers studying at other tertiary institutions in Canberra. The University has scored top marks in graduate outcomes in The Good Universities Guide 2019, ranking number one in the ACT for full-time employment (71 per cent) and ... 24-Sep-2018 more

Quick And Not-So-Dirty: A Rapid Nano-Filter For Clean Water

Researchers have designed a rapid nano-filter that can clean dirty water over 100 times faster than current technology. Simple to make and simple to scale up, the technology harnesses naturally occurring nano-structures that grow on liquid metals. The RMIT University and the University of New South Wales (UNSW) researchers behind the ... 24-Sep-2018 more

The root of the problem

A James Cook University medical researcher is paving the way for earlier and more accurate identification of mental health disorders in children – by reading their hair. Dr Hani Mikhail’s groundbreaking Townsville-based research project is investigating the potential for the measurement of cortisol, a stress-related hormone ... 20-Sep-2018 more

Three global researchers awarded Forrest Fellowships to study in WA

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Curtin students strive to be pick of the crop in national competition

Five Curtin agribusiness students will vie for the title of ‘top of the crop’ as part of a national industry-led competition aimed at taking agriculture from the classroom to the paddock. The students will make up Team Curtin in the 10th year of the Australian Universities Crops Competition (AUCC) – an event that attracts ... 18-Sep-2018 more

Curtin students represent Australia with Global Voices scholarships

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Admissions Project Rewards Specialist Maths Skills

The University of Adelaide will make about 100 offers to Year 12 students for study into engineering, computer and mathematical sciences degrees for 2019, as part of a pilot project that will place the focus on specialist mathematics skills among students. Working closely with four South Australian secondary schools on the pilot admissions ... 17-Sep-2018 more

An Aspirin A Day Does Not Prolong Good Health

The results from a seven-year study of the benefits and risks of a low daily dose of aspirin to the lives of people over 70 are published in three papers in today’s New England Journal of Medicine. The study, led by a team from Monash University, involved the University of Adelaide’s Professor Nigel Stocks (Discipline of General ... 17-Sep-2018 more

Genetic sequencing answers critical koala questions

New genetic research has found populations of koalas with the genetic diversity that could be the key to protecting the vulnerable species from extinction. Koala numbers are declining in many areas across Australia. In the most comprehensive study to date, James Cook University researchers have studied the genome of the koala across the ... 14-Sep-2018 more

Project captures Stolen Generations’ voices

A project led by University of Adelaide researchers is collecting oral histories of the Stolen Generations of the Ngarrindjeri people from Murray Bridge, South Australia. The Rawul-Inyeri project, based at Murray Bridge High School, aims to better inform local students and those further afield about the history of the Stolen Generations and ... 14-Sep-2018 more

Wombat conference focuses on Aussie cultural icon

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