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CQUni distance learners to study human body in online labs


CQUniversity’s distance education students are to conduct laboratory studies of the human body using online virtual patients, clinics, dissecting rooms, labs and diagnostic tools – without ever stepping foot in a conventional laboratory. The University has adopted a revolutionary new Adaptive eLearning Platform developed by the Australian education technology start-up Smart Sparrow, enabling the creation of rich, interactive and adaptive ... Read More »

Monash announces new appointment to its joint research institute in China

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Monash University has announced the appointment of Professor Aibing Yu as Pro Vice-Chancellor and President of its new Monash University-Southeast University Joint Research Institute in Suzhou, China. Monash is the only Australian university to be granted a licence to operate in China, one of the world’s largest and fastest-growing economies. The establishment of the Monash University-Southeast University Joint Research Institute ... Read More »

Australia working with Hebrew University on climate change

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The University of New South Wales has been involved in a joint project with the Hebrew University of Jerusalem dealing with greenhouse gases. The warming effect of human-induced greenhouse gases is a given, but to what extent can we predict its future influence? That is an issue on which science is making progress, but the answers are still far from ... Read More »

University of NSW study predicts 5C global warming before 2100

global warming

Global temperatures are set to increase by up to five degrees centigrade by 2100, according to an Australian-led study. It suggests climate is more sensitive to greenhouse gas emissions than was previously thought. By 2200, the world could be more than 8C warmer than it was in pre-industrial times if carbon dioxide emissions are not reduced, say the researchers. The ... Read More »

First joint professors to lead the Monash-Warwick global research agenda

Monash University

The Monash Warwick Alliance has made its first three joint research appointments as part of a drive to tackle the global challenges of the 21st Century. Two leading polymer chemists – Professor Tom Davis and Professor Sébastien Perrier – will join the Alliance to work in the rapidly emerging field of nanomedicine. Professor Adam Lee, whose work bridges the fields ... Read More »

Top Australian universities team up for solar research projects

Two of Australia’s top universities will work together on crucial solar photovoltaic research projects that will substantially lay the country’s solar foundation infrastructure. The University of New South Wales and the University of Queensland have secured major funding worth $40.7 million from the Education Investment Fund Research Infrastructure Program to hold two subsequent studies that will support upcoming power plants ... Read More »

Australia: University of Melbourne ranked best for computer science

By Michael Lee When it comes to sourcing graduates, Australian businesses have their pick from about 39 local universities. But only eight of these institutions rank in the top 100 for computer science degrees, according to Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings. The University of Melbourne topped the eight, equal with the University of Hong Kong at 21st place, globally. ... Read More »

International High Achiever Scholarships at UNSW, Australia, 2012

The College of fine arts (COFA) offers International scholarship for graduate and postgraduate students who are enrolling in the University of New South Wales, Australia 2012 Study Subject: Fine Arts Course Level: Graduate and Postgraduate Scholarship Provider: The College of Fine Arts (COFA), University of New South Wales Scholarship can be taken at: Australia  Eligibility: To be eligible you should ... Read More »

Australian universities launch nation-wide, collaborative online student publication

In an exciting development for all undergraduate history students, the first issue of a new student-orientated online journal has just been launched. Established in partnership with nine universities across Australia, History in the Making supports education outcomes while providing an opportunity for aspiring historians to experience the peer review process and to get published. “Students care about their education. Building ... Read More »

Australian universities defend alternative-medicine teaching

Universities in Australia are defending their teaching of alternative medicine after a group of the country’s top scientists and doctors urged them to abandon this increasingly popular subject. Friends of Science in Medicine — a recently formed group that includes more than 400 prominent scientists, doctors, academics and consumer advocates from Australia and overseas — wrote to the vice chancellors ... Read More » • Free Website Templates - Downlaod Full Themes