Archived News for Education Sector Professionals - January, 2022
An extensive study has found that allegedly psychic predictions are correct about 11 per cent of the time - less frequently than random guesses.
Mystery bursts emerge from space
A team mapping radio waves across the Universe has discovered something unusual.
COVID kills local news
Dozens of newspapers in regional Australia have folded since the COVID-19 pandemic began.
CSIRO enhances high-tech diet
CSIRO has developed an AI weight loss coach to administer its data-driven diet.
Teacher return questioned
The Australian Primary Principals Association (APPA) warns bringing back retired teachers may not be enough ...
VR gives new sub view
Maritime archaeologists are allowing people to access a protected submarine wreck from the comfort of their homes.
Experts call for local eyes
Experts say Australia must build its own network of Earth Observation satellites.
Experts prove quantum viability
Australian researchers have proven that near error-free quantum computing is possible.
Psychedelic tests funded
Sydney researchers have been awarded over $3 million to study therapeutic uses of MDMA and psilocybin.
PM waives visa fees
Prime Minister Scott Morrison says visa charges will be waived for international students and working holiday makers.
Scheme to boost STEM women
The federal government is funding a 7-year, $41.2 million project to elevate women’s leadership in STEM.
Australia avoids oversight
Australia has failed to sign off on a four year old commitment for better oversight of detention centres.
Ryugu rocks detailed
Scientists have analysed asteroid samples that dropped into the WA desert in 2020.
Billionaires win in global decline
Oxfam says “billionaires have had a terrific pandemic”, and is calling for changes to reduce inequality.
Lawyer slams school silence
Legal experts want changes to be made so that teachers cannot simply be moved from one school to the next when they are accused of crimes.
Cash backs anti-LGBT acts
The attorney general is defending the rights of religious people to discriminate.