Archived News for Education Sector Professionals - September, 2021
The National Tertiary Education Union has backed compulsory COVID-19 vaccination for university staff and students.
TEQSA ranks expand
The Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) has a new commissioner.
Trust drives lockdown buy-in
A new study suggests trust in scientists drives public adherence to pandemic restrictions.
AI aimed at next pandemic
Researchers are attempting to use artificial intelligence to predict the next pandemic.
Landsat 9 boosts orbital view
The world's most advanced land-monitoring satellite has been launched into orbit.
ATSE creates STEM mentors
The Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE) has launched a new, global, STEM mentoring program.
Crows cleared in camp probe
Safework SA has cleared a football team of workplace safety breaches from 2018.
DNA data to drive change
Experts say data from the genome and epigenome will help prevent, diagnose and treat cancer.
Colleges back vax mandate
A majority of independent tertiary education colleges support compulsory COVID-19 vaccinations ...
Footprints show ancient occupation
Fossil footprints have pushed back the date of human occupation in North America.
Monash admits underpayment
Monash University has systematically underpaid many of its casual academics.
Ley allows challenged expansion
The Federal Government has approved a mine expansion that was challenged in court by school students.
Mozart checked for epileptic effect
Researchers are investigating the therapeutic power of a Mozart sonata.
Cat bug linked to psychosis
Exposure to toxoplasma, a disease carried by cats, may increase the likelihood of developing psychosis in young people already at risk.
Experts urge nuclear training
Australia’s new submarine deal will require a generation of nuclear specialists to be trained.
Green AI shaking up ASX
A UK-based data analytics firm is using artificial intelligence (AI) to help activist investors maximise profits.
Locals spot gamma-ray source
ANU astrophysicists have uncovered the previously unknown origin of gamma-rays.
Unis short on specific risks
Australia’s main university lobby is unsure which countries are a foreign interference risk.