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  • Can a young university be a world-leading university

    Youth is not a bar to excellence, despite older institutions’ rankings success. Jack Grove analyses how some youthful contenders have risen in the ranks Read more
  • Unis urge R&D aid for small business

    Australia’s most prestigious universities are urging the Turnbull government to more closely target its $3 billion research and development tax incentives to small business, amid concerns its innovation agenda is not taking full advantage of considerable spending on public research. Read more
  • Agile Libs are tripping over in innovative ways

    Source: The AFR | When Malcolm Turnbull started exhorting us all to be agile a couple of months ago, you can be pretty sure Ian Macfarlane and Mal Brough weren't the sort of exemplars of the art at the front of his mind. Read more
  • ERA reveals depth and breadth

    Source: The Australian | The government’s $9.7 billion investmen­t in university research is increasingly being spent on areas of excellence, with nearly 90 per cent of research being judged as world-class or better, a major new report reveals. Read more
  • Newer universities shine on world top 100 ladder

    Source: The Australian | Australia has more successful young institutions than any other nation, according to the latest league table of the world’s best universities established during the past 50 years. Read more
  • LPDP Collaborates with ATN Consortium Network

    Source: Jawa Pos | Australian Technology Network of Universities (ATN) will facilitate the signing of cooperation agreement between Australian universities and the Educational Fund Management Institution (LPDP). The cooperation will enable more Indonesian students to undertake postgraduate studies,... Read more
  • Clear policy needed in innovation debate

    Opinion Editorial, Source: The Australian | It’s interesting to watch and participate in the great innovation debate raging in our sector. Smart economies, enhanced industry-academic collaboration and national research priorities are jockeying for position in the public consciousness. This signals... Read more
  • Pyne sees room for optimism for manufacturing

    Christopher Pyne gave his first speech as Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science on 30 September, saying “There’s room for optimism for manufacturing.” Read more
  • Pyne sees CRCs as research hubs for industry growth centres

    Source: The Australian | New Industry and Science Minister Christopher Pyne expects the co-operative research centre program to do much of the research associated with the government’s new industry growth centres. Read more
  • Money must help growth sectors

    Source: 9news.com.au | Minister for industry and innovation, Christopher Pyne, believes the nation must push resources from sectors in decline to growth industries. In one of his first speeches in his new job as Industry, Innovation and Science Minister, Mr Pyne highlights the challenges and... Read more