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    Queensland
    university research
    The researchers’ rendition of the famous Mona Lisa, approximately 100 microns wide. Photo credit: UQ
    Scientists in the UQ-based ARC Centre of Excellence for Engineered Quantum Systems have recreated the Mona Lisa, Van Gogh’s Starry Night and dozens of other images on a quantum ‘canvas’, that is no more than the width of a human hair.The images were projected and photographed on a blob of gaseous...
  • News
    North Island
    student life, student projects
    A working bee at the University of Auckland bee sanctuary. From left student volunteers Edmund Sharrock, Louis Newton, Kaya Shlomi, Wednesday Davis and Georgia McCrory-Bowick. Photo credit: The University of Auckland
    The University of Auckland’s new bee sanctuary is taking shape behind the Law School thanks to a dedicated group of bee-loving students.Georgia McCrory-Bowick, who is studying a conjoint Bachelor of Arts and Science degree, is the creator of the University’s bee sanctuary. She learnt the...
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    Western Australia
    university research
    A global study led by the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) and involving scientists from The University of Western Australia has identified genes that can be used to develop drought and heat tolerant chickpeas.Chickpeas are the third most commonly produced...
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    Tasmania
    facilities
    Australia’s Federal Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, Karen Andrews, has recently announced that space-tracking facilities in Tasmania will be receiving a AU$1.2 million upgrade.As part of the announcement made in Launceston this month she said: "The upgraded University of Tasmania...
  • News
    Queensland
    award, rankings
    University of Queensland researcher Professor Ove Hoegh-Guldberg has been named as one of the world’s 100 most influential people in climate policy for 2019. Professor Hoegh-Guldberg leads the Global Change Institute at the University, and is also Deputy Director of the ARC...
  • News
    Victoria
    New Course
    Deakin University has announced a new Master of Engineering coursework programme that will be open to international students from Trimester 2 (July) 2019 onward.The new degree programme is specially designed to meet the needs of students who've graduated with a three-year Bachelor of Engineering...
  • News
    Victoria
    campus, facilities
    The University of Melbourne has recently opened two brand new state-of-the-art learning spaces.  A life sciences building in the biomedical precinct of the Parkville campus and a brand new home for the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music at its Southbank campus.Life Sciences ComplexThe new life...
  • News
    Victoria
    Scholarship opportunity
    The University of Melbourne has announced a number of different scholarship options for students applying to study eligible programmes at the Melbourne School of Design.MSD Merit ScholarshipsMSD will be awarding a AUD $10,000 one off payment to high achieving international students applying to...
  • News
    North Island
    student life, University news
    Recently Hugh Jackman paid a visit to AUT University’s South Campus, and announced the New Zealand dates for a global tour by singing live with AUT’s Oceanian Voices choir.The visit from Hugh, plus actor and singer Keala Settle, was a complete surprise to the choir who have been rehearsing 'This is...
  • News
    Western Australia
    university research
    Murdoch University has become the first university in Western Australia to become a signatory to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Sustainable Development Goals were agreed by UN member states in 2015 and aim to end extreme poverty, promote prosperity and well-being,...
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