Archived News for Education Sector Professionals - October, 2016
The Education Minister’s efforts to reform higher education are trundling along.
Single-celled soccer on simple 'scope
Engineers have unveiled a cheap, open-source microscope that turns protozoa into Pac-Man.
Council combats tree inequality
New research has looked at the 'thermal inequality' created by a lack of trees in poorer suburbs.
Lifeline NT failed by funding
The Northern Territory government has refused further funding for Lifeline Top End.
Fly brains shed light our own
Scientists have removed and analysed single neurons from fruit fly embryos...
WHO prescribes climate fight
The World Health Organization (WHO) says doctors have a role to play in the climate change debate.
VET reform to avoid rorts
The Government is shutting down the loans scheme for students undertaking vocational education and training.
NBN sends new satellite skyward
The NBN’s second Sky Muster satellite has launched, on its way to bringing more coverage to some of our most internet-starved areas.
Remote scheme hurting workers
Job providers say a remote work for the dole scheme is “causing more harm than good”.
Bagel physics bags Nobel
Three British scientists have been awarded the Nobel Prize in physics for some mind-bending breakthroughs.
Big probe spots pill problems
Hormonal birth control has been linked to a higher risk of developing depression, with teenagers most vulnerable.
Talks launched on disturbing report
The Federal Government will hold high-level roundtable discussions on Indigenous suicide in the Kimberley region.
Techno-trees aid Canberra arborists
Australian engineers are networking soil and trees, lending a high-tech hand to some vital conservation efforts.