Archived News for Education Sector Professionals - May, 2018
Scientists have taken memories from one sea snail and injected them into another.
Computer learns to move like mammals
Scientists have built a computer system modelled on the human brain, which learned to navigate like a mammal.
Experts improve BCI learning
Swiss researchers say they improved the method for training brain-computer interfaces.
Outback students get Budget boost
This week’s Federal Budget includes a number of education measures.
Probe launched on language lessons
An inquiry has been launched into concerns that a Chinese program in NSW schools could expose students to propaganda.
Budget brings STEM boost
This week’s federal Budget includes a range of funding for universities and research infrastructure.
Mental issues end up in ED
Advocates say an alarming number of children are going to emergency departments due to a mental health crisis.
Crystal mystery found in fertiliser
A common ingredient in fertiliser appears to share some characteristics with mysterious ‘time crystals’.
Space funds set for takeoff
The Federal Government is providing a $50 million boost to Australia's budding space industry.
CDP scheme criticised
The Federal Government’s remote work-for-the-dole scheme has been labelled ineffective and potentially harmful.
Deloitte expert wants dole focus
A leading economist says fixing the “unnecessarily cruel” dole system is a more important than budget repair.