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The latest from the universities and Study Options.

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    South Island
    university research
    Professor Simon Brown's paper published in prestigious peer-reviewed journal Science Advances proves signals on the chips are remarkably like those that pass through the network of neurons in the brain. Photo credit: The University of Canterbury
    A team lead by Professor Simon Brown at the University of Canterbury (UC) has developed computer chips with brain-like functionality that could lead to significantly reducing the global carbon emissions produced from computing. The chips are based on self-organisation of nanoparticles – taking...
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    Australia
    bushfires, donate, emergency
    By now you will all have seen coverage of the devastating bushfires affecting Australia.While the impact on many rural communities has been profound, none of our partner universities have been directly affected by the fires. All campuses remain open and ready to welcome new and returning students...
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    Northern Territory
    university research
    Gouldian finches drinking at a waterhole in Western Australia. Credit: Minden Pictures/Alamy Photo
    For the first time, Australian scientists have shown that environmental DNA (eDNA) can be used to detect the presence of an endangered bird species simply by collecting a cup of water from the pools where they drink.  eDNA has already emerged as a powerful tool to trace rare and threatened...
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    Bristol Office
    office opening hours, Study Options office
    Christmas is coming... and Study Options will be open until the end of the day Monday 23 December. Our offices in Bristol and London will then be closed for Christmas and New Year for just over a week, and we'll all be back on Thursday 2 January.During that Christmas and New Year closing...
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    Victoria
    Postgraduate, Scholarship opportunity
    Deakin University has recently announced a new Global Health Leaders Scholarship for postgraduate health students.  The scholarship award available is worth up to 20% of the total indicative tuition fee and is now on offer to eligible students commencing at Deakin in Trimester 1 (March) in...
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    Queensland
    university research
    The Federal Minister for Education Dan Tehan MP has announced A$35 million in funding to establish the Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence for Innovations in Peptide and Protein Science at the University of Queensland.The new research centre will focus on research to unlock the...
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    Queensland
    university research
    The International Panel on Climate Change has used University of Queensland research to update its National Greenhouse Gas Inventories Guideline for the first time in 13 years.Researchers from UQ’s Advanced Water Management Centre (AWMC), have spent a decade gathering data on...
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    If you are interested in studying at Deakin University, there is lots of opportunities coming up for you to find out about specific degrees in their webinar series.  Times are given in Australian Eastern Standard Time, you can convert to your local timezone here. 4pm AEST will...
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    South Australia
    Scholarship opportunity
    The University of Adelaide has announced a number of tuition fee waiver scholarships for international students commencing their studies at the University in 2020.The 2020 University of Adelaide Global Citizens Scholarship This scholarship is available to high-achieving students enrolling in...
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    Western Australia
    funding, university research
    The Australian Government has awarded a Curtin University-led research mission AU$50 million over the next 10 years to help improve the lives of people with traumatic brain injuries of all severities, from concussion in sports to severe brain injuries from road accidents.The research funding goes...
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