Archived News for Education Sector Professionals - July, 2018
More details have emerged about $443.8 million in reef funding that was awarded without a competitive tender process.
Manufacturing change urged
Australian manufacturing must innovate or be swallowed up in just a few short years, according to one expert.
Defence wants cyber help
The Defence Department wants help to develop cyber solutions for national security issues.
Robo-mirror senses mood
Australian researchers have made an AI-powered mirror that can assess a person’s mood.
ANU caps internationals
ANU says it will no longer increase student enrolments due to concerns about dropping quality.
NSW offers uniform options
The NSW Government is giving all schoolgirls the option of wearing shorts and pants instead of skirts and dresses.
Tudge wants to judge 'values'
Citizenship Minister Alan Tudge says migrants should sit an Australian “values” test ...
Sleep study shows brain boost
Researchers say brain stimulation during sleep could improve memory processes.
Virtual plant tour taking off
A new virtual reality program developed in WA takes students on an immersive journey through the cells of plants.
Health groups hiding money links
Experts say many consumer health organisations hide their industry sponsorship.
Hunt stops Insta spend
The federal health department will halt a scheme that has paid over $600,000 to popular Instagram users.
Obesity experts want more data
Obesity experts want children's height and weight to be measured every two years.
Sun study shows screen benefit
Australians who regularly use sunscreen in childhood can reduce their risk of developing melanoma by 40 per cent, new research shows.
Tech heads sign robo-pledge
Leaders of the tech world have signed a global pledge against autonomous weapons.
Call for uni staff abuse skills
Universities Australia says all frontline staff should be trained as first responders to sexual assault or abuse.
Neanderthal study makes fiery finding
New studies show Neanderthals may have been able to create their own fire.
Passive radar to watch space objects
Astronomers in Western Australia are working on a passive radar to monitor objects in space.
Slavery study finds thousands bonded
Reports say there are about 15,000 people living in some form of slavery in Australia.
CDP scheme dubbed 'devastating'
Centrelink’s remote work-for-the-dole scheme has been labelled “devastating” for Indigenous participants.
Big data turned on health
Researchers have analysed millions of Medicare claims to gain insights into Australian general practice.