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    South Australia
    The University of Adelaide has announced that this year’s Winter School Programme will feature a short, intensive postgraduate course on Strategic Space Law.The one-week course looks at the legal ramifications of what happens in space and is available primarily to Masters of Law students at Adelaide, but also to the general public.  The course will cover both military and non-military aspects of space and includes a visit to Woomera, South Australia’s most famous space science region....
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    At Queensland House

    Chanelle Baker from the International Office at Griffith University in Queensland is going to be visiting London on Tuesday 26th May.  The information sessions will take place between 12pm and 4pm in the Queensland Room, Queensland House, 392 Strand, London, WC2R OLT.  Please contact Study Options on 0207 353 7200 to book an face-to-face information session with Chanelle.Griffith University offer an excellent range of programmes in Medicine, Dentistry, Physiotherapy,...
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    North Island
    The University of Auckland has published new findings on the discovery of a potential new drug target for the treatment of migraines. Migraines, a common but debilitating neurological disorder, have puzzled scientists for centuries. Current strategies for developing new migraine treatments are based on the knowledge that people who suffer from migraines have elevated levels of a pain-causing hormone called CGPR (calcitonin gene-related peptide).Therefore the medication that has been developed...
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    Victoria
    For the first time researchers at Monash University and St Vincent’s Institute of Medical Research in Melbourne have used mathematical modelling combined with advanced imaging technology to calculate the number and connectivity of the osteocyte network in the human skeleton. Osteocytes are the living cells within bones that make up a living network through the skeleton. They play an important role in sensing mechanical strain, regulating calcium levels in the bloodstream and orchestrating...
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    New South Wales
    UNSW's Ashraf Uddin with one of the next generation hybrid perovskite solar cells. Photo: Robert Largent/UNSW
    UNSW engineers who have developed a new ‘paint-on’ solar cell, have recently received AU$1.5million of seed funding from a top international investor in order to develop the project further for commercial use.The low-cost, high-efficiency solar cell can be ‘painted’ on to building tiles, windows and car roofs to generate electricity.  Associate Professor Ashraf Uddin who is leading the research project says that it could be possible to coat a two-bedroom house with the cells, creating a...
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    Victoria
    Monash University and Amaero Engineering researchers in conjunction with Deakin University and CSIRO, have successfully created the world’s first 3D printed jet engines.he researchers have created two complete jet engines, one of which was recently displayed at the International Air Show in Victoria where the project has drawn interest from companies such as Airbus, Boeing and RaytheonThe manufacturing breakthrough could enable new prototypes to be created rapidly and at a large scale, as well...
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    Study Options Open Days are a series of free information events designed to give students, parents and careers advisors the chance to find out more about studying at Australian and New Zealand universities.Attending the Open Days is an opportunity not to be missed - these are the only events in the UK where you can meet and talk to a large number of Australian and New Zealand universities face-to-face, and under one roof. You can find out more about the courses available, the universities...
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    The Postgraduate Study Fair is an excellent opportunity to meet many institutions offering courses and further training at postgraduate level.  The Study Options team will be exhibiting at the event, with plenty of information on postgraduate courses at universities in Australia and New Zealand.This event will take place in Manchester Central (formerly the G-Mex Centre) on the 16th November, and will be open from 10.30am until 4.30pm.The fair offers:...
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    Australian dollar notes. Photo credit: abc.net.au
    Study Options’ monthly course spotlights are designed to give you more detail on the range of programmes available at Australian and New Zealand universities within a subject area.  The fourth feature in our series covers finance and accounting and we've chosen to profile a few key programmes, below.At postgraduate level commerce and business subjects can be studied in different ways, depending on the student’s academic and professional background - the programmes featured allow the...
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    Australia, New Zealand
    A new survey by the UK Higher Education International Unit has revealed that students who are globally mobile have a lower unemployment rate and higher earnings than their non-mobile counterparts in most subject areas.The survey found that differences were particularly marked in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subject areas, where the unemployment rate of mobile students was 5.2% compared to 6.1% for non-mobile students.Additionally, 88% of the full-time roles...

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