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    Queensland
    new research institute
    A new research centre has recently opened at the University of Queensland. The Alliance for Environmental Health Sciences is jointly funded by Queensland Health and UQ, and replaces the National Research Centre for Environmental Toxicology.Centre Director Professor Kevin Thomas said it drew...
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    Queensland
    university research
    This little series of two videos (Part 2 can be found here) shows the work of JCU's Turtle Health Research Team in the aftermath of Cyclone Debbie. One of the team members is Study Options' student Rebecca Diggins, you can read her student story here. Find out more about research programmes at...
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    Victoria
    As part of the Bachelor of International Business at Monash University, students have the opportunity to spend a trimester of their degree at Japan’s Osaka University and also participate in an internship at Mitsubishi.Currently there are twenty students from Monash University on this tour.Giacomo...
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    Victoria
    New Course
    Monash University is introducing a new urban planning Masters to commence in 2018.  The new two-year Master of Urban Planning and Design aims to put graduates ahead of the competition by training them to integrate design with traditional policy-driven processes.This practical, project-based...
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    Queensland
    Commonwealth Games, sport facilities
    Former Olympic and Commonwealth Champion Libby Trickett OAM and Griffith University Vice Chancellor Professor Ian O’Connor at the opening of the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre. Photo credit: Griffith University
    The new Aquatic Centre at Griffith University was officially opened recently, a year ahead of the Commonwealth Games which will be hosted in Gold Coast during 2018.The Olympic-sized pool will be in use during the Games as a training and warm-up facility, but will otherwise be open for use by...
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    Australia
    Scholarship opportunity
    The Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships are the Australian Government's internationally competitive, merit-based scholarship programme. They offer high-performing students, researchers and professionals from around the world the opportunity to further their studies in Australia.  There are...
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    Australia, New Zealand
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    Walking through vineyards in Western Australia. Photo credit: Tourism Australia
    According to the latest World Happiness Report, New Zealand and Australia are the eighth and ninth happiest countries in the World to live in!The Scandinavian countries have typically always performed well in the Happiness Report, this year the table features in order from 1-10: Norway, Denmark,...
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    North Island
    university research
    Professors Peter Tyler and Richard Furneaux of Ferrier Research Institute at VUW. Photo credit: VUW
    Japan has become the first country to approve use of a new anti-Lymphoma drug that has been developed after initial research by Victoria University of Wellington researchers.  The new oral drug, called Mundesine®, treats patients with a type of lymphoma called peripheral T-cell lymphoma (PTCL...
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    Tasmania
    subject rankings, world rankings
    Seal pup and mum. Photo credit: IMAS at the University of Tasmania
    New international rankings have rated the University of Tasmania amongst the top ten in the world in three key subjects. The University was ranked fourth in the world for Marine and Freshwater Biology, and seventh for both Fisheries and for Oceanography, according to the Centre for World University...
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    South Australia
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    A University of Adelaide-built satellite was launched into space early on Wednesday morning aboard the Atlas V rocket bound for the International Space Station.The satellite called 'CubeSat' is the product of four years of hard work by about 50 University of Adelaide students and a dozen staff led...
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