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Published: Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:13:16 +1000

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Time call on uncapped places

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT

The country’s top unis have called for an end to open-slather funding student places, saying it’s unsustainable.(image)


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Giving athletes a sporting chance

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT

More than half the Australian Olympic team are currently studying or have graduated from university.(image)


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Funding fails to improve equity

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT

The present system is a distorted funding model that has failed to achieve its fundamental mission to improve equity.(image)


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Race study UQ economist quits

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT

Paul Frijters was last week successful in overturning charges of research misconduct.(image)


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Rising numbers swell coffers

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT

University revenues are growing at almost double the rate of GDP, driven by healthy growth in student enrolments.(image)


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‘Dole destiny’ for STEM grads

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:15:00 GMT

Efforts to increase the number of people studying science and maths are wrongheaded, says Productivity Commission.(image)


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The amazing world of the hobbit

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT

It sounds like a refresher course on Tolkien, but UOW’s latest MOOC is anchored in a real-life story.(image)


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Targets deny agreeing to courses

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT

College sales staff filed bundles of enrolment documents on behalf of prospective students, a court has heard.(image)


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‘Hotrods’ best nanotech vehicle

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 14:00:00 GMT

Nanotechnology ‘vehicles’ in the form of rods are the best shapes to deliver drugs directly into a cancer cell.(image)


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‘New hope to fix illness’

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 14:00:00 GMT

A world-first trial could extend the life of people suffering from motor neurone disease, says a leading expert.(image)


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