Australian universities

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Academics condemn government’s ‘shortsighted’ decision to veto research grants
Open letter and petition call on acting education minister to reverse decision to ‘censor’ six grants recommended by Australian Research Council

Donna Lu

10, Jan, 2022 @4:30 PM

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Will Australian university campuses ever be the same again post-pandemic?
What counts as ‘normal’ on campuses has changed drastically after Covid lockdowns, for students and staff alike

Wing Kuang

30, Dec, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Federal government’s Christmas Eve veto of research projects labelled ‘McCarthyism’
Research relating to climate activism, literature and China among six projects rejected, leading to accusations of politicisation

Daniel Hurst

24, Dec, 2021 @6:19 AM

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Labor pledges extra university and Tafe places to help rebuild industries hit by pandemic
Anthony Albanese will unveil skills and higher education commitments worth $1.2bn at a campaign-style rally in Sydney

Katharine Murphy Political editor

04, Dec, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Researchers whose funding applications were rejected win appeal to Australian Research Council
Of 32 reassessed applications, six were ranked high enough to be recommended for potentially career-defining funding

Stephanie Convery

02, Dec, 2021 @8:42 AM

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Australian universities to vie for Coalition’s $200m research funding boost
Four universities that demonstrate 'commercialisation readiness’ will receive funding for research hubs in areas including defence, space and clean energy

Paul Karp

24, Nov, 2021 @9:04 AM

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Michaelia Cash says no child should be suspended or expelled under religious discrimination laws
Exclusive: Attorney general asks law reform commission to help ensure children are not discriminated against in faith-based schools

Sarah Martin and Paul Karp

17, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Australia’s universities converting as little as 1% of casual staff to permanent despite labour law change
Six months after Fair Work Act amendments, union says the move to permanent roles remains ‘abysmal across the sector’

Peter Hannam

17, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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What I learned looking back at my year 12 exam papers decades later | Greg Jericho
The pink question sheets now mostly serve as evidence that, as a 16-year-old, I didn’t have a clue what I was doing

Greg Jericho

13, Nov, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Australian workers have more bargaining power post-lockdowns, ACTU says
Labour shortages and improving business conditions mean staff are suddenly in high demand, Sally McManus says

Peter Hannam

10, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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HSC from home: how NSW students and teachers handled a year of Covid disruption
From internet connection woes to managing online learning and exams, lockdowns have been hard on school communities

Madeleine Bower

06, Nov, 2021 @7:00 PM

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If we endorse the IHRA definition of antisemitism we put at risk Australia’s academic freedom | Palestinian Australian university students
Conflating antisemitism with criticism of Israel will only lead to Palestinian injustice – and more antisemitism

Palestinian Australian university students

29, Oct, 2021 @7:00 PM

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