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    Victoria
    New Course, Postgraduate, Undergraduate
    Deakin University have announced the launch of four new degree programmes to begin at the university in Trimester 1, 2020.Artificial IntelligenceThe first three programmes announced are a suite of qualifications in Artificial Intelligence: Bachelor of Artificial Intelligence; Master of Applied...
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    New South Wales
    free courses, MOOCs
    The University of Newcastle's Law School is offering a free online course (MOOC) in International Climate Change Law and Policy on the edX platform. The course is coordinated by Dr. Elena Aydos (Newcastle Law School, UON), Dr. Sven Rudolph (Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies, Kyoto...
  • News
    South Island
    university research
    Researchers from the University of Otago, who have been undertaking a study to document the biodiversity of Loch Ness by collecting DNA left in the lake, have revealed that they have made a surprising new discovery about the Loch’s famous monster resident.The research team, led by the University of...
  • News
    Queensland
    rankings, university research
    The University of Queensland has been recognised as the top university in the southern hemisphere for global research quality in the 2019 CWTS Leiden Rankings – as measured by the number of publications of a university belonging in the top 1 per cent of their field.The rankings measured the...
  • News
    South Island
    facilities, funding, university research
    Photo credit: The University of Canterbury
    The University of Canterbury aims to craft the future of immersive gaming in New Zealand by assembling an international team of experts, thanks to a Government funding boost of over NZ$3 million and University funding of NZ$4.5 million.The University’s Applied Immersive Gaming Initiative (AIGI) is...
  • News
    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...
  • News
    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...
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