Australia punches well above its weight in terms of research outcomes, a habit highlighted by the release of the Ten of the Best Research Projects 2013 report.

The Federal Government has unveiled a $28 million scheme to provide 400 truancy officers to schools across remote parts of Australia.

The Federal Government has released a report on the financial situation of the country’s universities.

The advertising game is often one of subtlety, suggestion and subliminal messaging – other times the formula is just to place a scantily-clad person next to the thing you want to sell, but research at the University of Queensland is investigating whether sex really is the best way to make a sale.

Over a million Australian students, young jobseekers, carers and young people with a disability will see a small increase to their Centrelink payments from next year.

About forty young graduates had their public service careers ended before they could begin, but now may get another start.

The Federal Government has bumped forward a program in response to the high unemployment rate in Tasmania.

Queensland public servants are feeling the sting of a thousand cuts, with a recent survey finding more than a third believe their workplace is less efficient following the year of downsizing.

This time of year means graduation for many students, and in the case of an honours graduand from ANU, brings the chance to change the world some more.

Australia’s ecology is littered with tricksters, shysters and con-artists; according to a new report.

A new weapon has been added to the citizen scientist’s arsenal, with the launch of a tool that allows anyone to find black holes in deep space from the comfort of an armchair.

All but one of the medical professionals advising on the health and well-being of asylum seekers have been sacked, following a purge that could leave thousands at risk.

Most Australian parents do not want fast-food companies plugging their products to kids at sporting grounds.

Three students have taken first place in a computer competition which required teams to write code for 24 hours straight.

A video game controller that allows people with limited use of their hands to play the latest games has won a design award in South Australia.

A resplendent green phoenix is rising from the ashes of a Tasmanian primary school.

The Australian Education Union (AEU) has raised concerns after Northern Territory Police suddenly armed its school-based police officers.

New research suggests that studying music has very little impact on a child’s general intelligence, with a finding that could spell an end to French horn lessons around the world.

‘Bitcoin’ has been named word of the year by the Australian National Dictionary Centre (ANDC), marking the mainstream landing of the decentralised digital currency.

The New South Wales Government will re-open a school that seeks to provide courses in one of Australia’s most neglected fields.

Millions of dollars have been provided to allow more Indigenous and disadvantaged Australians to attend university.

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