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Brisbane Times
Concerns over asteroid monitoring after Queensland sightingon Monday night without actually finding a meteorite but said it was unlikely t
Concerns over asteroid monitoring after Queensland sighting
Brisbane Times / Posted 54 minutes ago
on Monday night without actually finding a meteorite but said it was unlikely to be any bigger than three to five metres. University of Queensland Professor Dr Michael Drinkwater agreed that it was difficult to guess the size of what he referred... Read more
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Brisbane Times
No Job for a Woman: Sallyanne Atkinson releases her memoirtitle that I had chosen was An Unexpected Life, because that's what I thought i
No Job for a Woman: Sallyanne Atkinson releases her memoir
Brisbane Times / Posted 54 minutes ago
title that I had chosen was An Unexpected Life, because that's what I thought it was, but the editor at (the University of Queensland Press), after they read it, said it seemed to be a theme that came up all the time," she... Read more
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University of Queensland
Researchers tackling burning questions on bushfiresAhead of Australia’s bushfire season, a national conference starting tomorrow a
Researchers tackling burning questions on bushfires
University of Queensland / Posted 2 hours ago
Ahead of Australia’s bushfire season, a national conference starting tomorrow at The University of Queensland will bring together bushfire researchers with those at the front line. Bushfire 2016: Connecting Science, People and Practice will link... Read more
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University of Queensland
Separating the sheep from the goats: when is an ‘assistance animal’ a pet?be professionally accredited? These are some of the issues to be discussed at
Separating the sheep from the goats: when is an ‘assistance animal’ a pet?
University of Queensland / Posted 4 hours ago
be professionally accredited? These are some of the issues to be discussed at a Brisbane workshop this week, organised by University of Queensland law researcher and lecturer Dr Paul Harpur. Dr Harpur, a former Paralympian who was blinded in an... Read more
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University of Queensland
Regional teachers unite to encourage budding rural scientistsUniversity of Queensland researchers hope to spark excitement about medical res
Regional teachers unite to encourage budding rural scientists
University of Queensland / Posted 4 hours ago
University of Queensland researchers hope to spark excitement about medical research among regional school students by inspiring their science teachers. Teachers from more than 15 regional high schools have united to take part in a week-long... Read more
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University of Queensland
UQ study offers new data tool-kit for Ebola outbreak zonesdata management practises may have contributed to the magnitude of the 2014 Ebo
UQ study offers new data tool-kit for Ebola outbreak zones
University of Queensland / Posted 5 hours ago
data management practises may have contributed to the magnitude of the 2014 Ebola virus disease outbreak in Sierra Leone. University of Queensland and World Health Organisation (WHO) researchers have released a report which recommends the... Read more
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Quartz
Forensic scientists are burning pigs and flying laser planes to find Mexico’s 43 missing studentsof international investigators to help with the probe. They, in turn, enlisted
Forensic scientists are burning pigs and flying laser planes to find Mexico’s 43 missing students
Quartz / Posted 7 hours ago
of international investigators to help with the probe. They, in turn, enlisted José Torero, a fire scientist at Australia’s University of Queensland, St. Lucia, for help. Torero examined the dump site and didn’t find enough evidence of a fire big... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Seeds of salvation: Enter the Arctic Doomsday Vaultarrived on Svalbard at the beginning of this year for a six-month stint, an ele
Seeds of salvation: Enter the Arctic Doomsday Vault
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 hours ago
arrived on Svalbard at the beginning of this year for a six-month stint, an elective in her Marine Biology degree at the University of Queensland. All newcomers to Svalbard have to learn how to use a rifle, if they ever want to leave town that... Read more
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express
Value of expertise of older volunteers 'worth more than £16bn and it could INCREASE'value could increase to £23.7bn by 2020 if more people aged 55 to 74 are persua
Value of expertise of older volunteers 'worth more than £16bn and it could INCREASE'
express / Posted 11 hours ago
value could increase to £23.7bn by 2020 if more people aged 55 to 74 are persuaded to join Researchers at the University of Queensland in Australia found a retired person’s risk of death is dramatically lowered if they take part in... Read more
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Australian Food News
Genetic variation in breastfeeding mothers could have lasting impact on child’s gut healthA University of Queensland study has found a genetic variation which impacts th
Genetic variation in breastfeeding mothers could have lasting impact on child’s gut health
Australian Food News / Posted 22 hours ago
A University of Queensland study has found a genetic variation which impacts the composition of breastmilk and could have a lasting impact on a child’s gut health. Researcher, Paula Smith-Brown, said children aged two to three had lower levels of... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Funnel web venom the bee's knees of natural pesticidesthey pollinate almost 65 per cent of horticultural and agricultural crops produ
Funnel web venom the bee's knees of natural pesticides
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
they pollinate almost 65 per cent of horticultural and agricultural crops produced in Australia. Professor King from the University of Queensland identified the venom compounds while working at the University of Connecticut between 1999 and 2006.... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Dog food research dazzles at 3MT finalsRoberts took home the $5000 first prize and will fly to Brisbane next week for
Dog food research dazzles at 3MT finals
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 days ago
Roberts took home the $5000 first prize and will fly to Brisbane next week for the 2016 Asia-Pacific 3MT Competition at the University of Queensland. His presentation impressed the four judges who praised his passionate delivery and clear outline of... Read more
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Queensland Times
Why whale numbers are both a surprise and concernof this migration season, an 11% jump on 2015 figures and a rate of growth that
Why whale numbers are both a surprise and concern
Queensland Times / Posted 3 days ago
of this migration season, an 11% jump on 2015 figures and a rate of growth that has been consistent for the past 35 years. University of Queensland whale researcher Associate Professor Michael Noad says the population is doubling every seven years... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Why whale numbers are both a surprise and concernof this migration season, an 11% jump on 2015 figures and a rate of growth that
Why whale numbers are both a surprise and concern
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
of this migration season, an 11% jump on 2015 figures and a rate of growth that has been consistent for the past 35 years. University of Queensland whale researcher Associate Professor Michael Noad says the population is doubling every seven years... Read more
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News Mail
Why whale numbers are both a surprise and concernof this migration season, an 11% jump on 2015 figures and a rate of growth that
Why whale numbers are both a surprise and concern
News Mail / Posted 3 days ago
of this migration season, an 11% jump on 2015 figures and a rate of growth that has been consistent for the past 35 years. University of Queensland whale researcher Associate Professor Michael Noad says the population is doubling every seven years... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Why whale numbers are both a surprise and concernof this migration season, an 11% jump on 2015 figures and a rate of growth that
Why whale numbers are both a surprise and concern
Daily Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
of this migration season, an 11% jump on 2015 figures and a rate of growth that has been consistent for the past 35 years. University of Queensland whale researcher Associate Professor Michael Noad says the population is doubling every seven years... Read more
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Northern Star
Why whale numbers are both a surprise and concernof this migration season, an 11% jump on 2015 figures and a rate of growth that
Why whale numbers are both a surprise and concern
Northern Star / Posted 3 days ago
of this migration season, an 11% jump on 2015 figures and a rate of growth that has been consistent for the past 35 years. University of Queensland whale researcher Associate Professor Michael Noad says the population is doubling every seven years... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Why whale numbers are both a surprise and concernof this migration season, an 11% jump on 2015 figures and a rate of growth that
Why whale numbers are both a surprise and concern
The Daily Mercury / Posted 3 days ago
of this migration season, an 11% jump on 2015 figures and a rate of growth that has been consistent for the past 35 years. University of Queensland whale researcher Associate Professor Michael Noad says the population is doubling every seven years... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Why whale numbers are both a surprise and concernof this migration season, an 11% jump on 2015 figures and a rate of growth that
Why whale numbers are both a surprise and concern
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
of this migration season, an 11% jump on 2015 figures and a rate of growth that has been consistent for the past 35 years. University of Queensland whale researcher Associate Professor Michael Noad says the population is doubling every seven years... Read more
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New Kerala
Lower prenatal attachment may lead to infant developmental delays - newkerala.com #122839newborn in their arms, but it begins well before they have met face-to-face," s
Lower prenatal attachment may lead to infant developmental delays - newkerala.com #122839
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
newborn in their arms, but it begins well before they have met face-to-face," said Grace Branjerdporn, researcher at the University of Queensland School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, in Australia. "The research provides the foundation... Read more
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University of Queensland
International grant grows UQ researchA University of Queensland researcher has received a prestigious international
International grant grows UQ research
University of Queensland / Posted 3 days ago
A University of Queensland researcher has received a prestigious international grant recognising his pioneering research into new treatments for growth disorders. Dr Brooks said his research sought to develop new treatments for patients with growth... Read more
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PhysOrg
Trophy hunting of lions can conserve the speciesterm-tenure: lion trophy hunting in Tanzania' (Henry Brink, Robert J. Smith, bo
Trophy hunting of lions can conserve the species
PhysOrg / Posted 4 days ago
term-tenure: lion trophy hunting in Tanzania' (Henry Brink, Robert J. Smith, both University of Kent , Kirsten Skinner, University of Queensland, Nigel Leader-Williams, University of Cambridge) can be viewed online in the journal PLOS ONE. More... Read more
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PhysOrg
Leaders who die in office more often described as 'charismatic'If you're a leader who wants to be perceived as charismatic, you're better off
Leaders who die in office more often described as 'charismatic'
PhysOrg / Posted 4 days ago
If you're a leader who wants to be perceived as charismatic, you're better off dead. University of Queensland School of Psychology researcher Dr Niklas Steffens and colleagues conducted two studies which tested notions of charisma. "One of these... Read more
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University of Queensland
Boeing partnership to give UQ students and researchers new altitudeA key partnership will soon take off at The University of Queensland, as Boeing
Boeing partnership to give UQ students and researchers new altitude
University of Queensland / Posted 4 days ago
A key partnership will soon take off at The University of Queensland, as Boeing Research and Technology Australia establishes a presence at the UQ St Lucia campus, in an Asia-Pacific first. Boeing Chairman, President and CEO Mr Dennis Muilenburg... Read more
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University of Queensland
Students to benefit from healthy ageing partnershipHealth students at The University of Queensland will be offered greater employm
Students to benefit from healthy ageing partnership
University of Queensland / Posted 4 days ago
Health students at The University of Queensland will be offered greater employment and practical placement opportunities as the result of a partnership with retirement village provider Aveo. UQ Health Care Chief Executive Darryl Grundy said The... Read more
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University of Queensland
UQ and NASA team up to study Great Barrier ReefUniversity of Queensland researchers are playing a key role in a NASA airborne
UQ and NASA team up to study Great Barrier Reef
University of Queensland / Posted 4 days ago
University of Queensland researchers are playing a key role in a NASA airborne mission designed to transform understanding of earth's valuable and ecologically sensitive coral reefs. The mission has set up shop in Australia for a two-month... Read more
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University of Queensland
UQ researcher to join landmark world education initiativeA University of Queensland neuroscientist has been awarded a prestigious intern
UQ researcher to join landmark world education initiative
University of Queensland / Posted 5 days ago
A University of Queensland neuroscientist has been awarded a prestigious international fellowship in recognition of Australia’s research into how the brain learns. Queensland Brain InstituteProfessor Ross Cunnington from will travel to Switzerland... Read more
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University of Queensland
‘Pop’ can’t wait to flash his gnashersSouth Brisbane Homeless Men’s Hostel, Mr Green recently underwent his first den
‘Pop’ can’t wait to flash his gnashers
University of Queensland / Posted 5 days ago
South Brisbane Homeless Men’s Hostel, Mr Green recently underwent his first dental check-up in six years thanks to The University of Queensland School of Dentistry. “I have always been self-conscious about my teeth since I lost them,” Mr Green... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Australia's top universities revealedfrom industry. HOW AUSTRALIA'S TOP UNIVERSITIES RANK 33 University of Melbour
Australia's top universities revealed
Sky News Australia / Posted 5 days ago
from industry. HOW AUSTRALIA'S TOP UNIVERSITIES RANK 33 University of Melbourne 47 Australian National University 60 University of Queensland and University of Sydney 74 Monash University 78 University of New South Wales 125 University of... Read more
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University of Queensland
Dying for charismaIf you’re a leader who wants to be perceived as charismatic, you’re better off
Dying for charisma
University of Queensland / Posted 5 days ago
If you’re a leader who wants to be perceived as charismatic, you’re better off dead. University of Queensland School of Psychology researcher Dr Niklas Steffens and colleagues conducted two studies which tested notions of charisma. “One of these... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian universities jump up world rankingsUniversity of Melbourne jumped eight places to come in equal 33rd, with the Aus
Australian universities jump up world rankings
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
University of Melbourne jumped eight places to come in equal 33rd, with the Australian National University (47th), University of Queensland and University of Sydney (equal 60th), Melbourne's Monash University (74th) and the University of... Read more
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WA Today
Top Sydney university drops in prestigious rankings racenation's oldest tertiary institution, the University of Sydney, dropped from 56
Top Sydney university drops in prestigious rankings race
WA Today / Posted 5 days ago
nation's oldest tertiary institution, the University of Sydney, dropped from 56 to 60 this year, tying with the University of Queensland, while its Sydney rival UNSW moved up four places to 78. The University of Melbourne is once again... Read more
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Canberra Times
ANU and University of Canberra rise in world university rankingsnation's oldest tertiary institution, the University of Sydney, dropped from 56
ANU and University of Canberra rise in world university rankings
Canberra Times / Posted 5 days ago
nation's oldest tertiary institution, the University of Sydney, dropped from 56 to 60 this year, tying with the University of Queensland, while its Sydney rival UNSW moved up four places to 78. For the first time in the ranking's... Read more
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The Border Mail
Revealed: the best universities in Australiaon Thursday. The University of Melbourne was again ranked 33rd, followed by th
Revealed: the best universities in Australia
The Border Mail / Posted 5 days ago
on Thursday. The University of Melbourne was again ranked 33rd, followed by the Australian National University (47th), the University of Queensland (equal 60th), the University of Sydney (equal 60th), Monash University (74th) and the University of... Read more
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The Courier
Revealed: the best universities in Australiaon Thursday. The University of Melbourne was again ranked 33rd, followed by th
Revealed: the best universities in Australia
The Courier / Posted 5 days ago
on Thursday. The University of Melbourne was again ranked 33rd, followed by the Australian National University (47th), the University of Queensland (equal 60th), the University of Sydney (equal 60th), Monash University (74th) and the University of... Read more
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The Courier
ANU and University of Canberra rise in world university rankingsnation's oldest tertiary institution, the University of Sydney, dropped from 56
ANU and University of Canberra rise in world university rankings
The Courier / Posted 5 days ago
nation's oldest tertiary institution, the University of Sydney, dropped from 56 to 60 this year, tying with the University of Queensland, while its Sydney rival UNSW moved up four places to 78. For the first time in the ranking's... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
ANU and University of Canberra rise in world university rankingsnation's oldest tertiary institution, the University of Sydney, dropped from 56
ANU and University of Canberra rise in world university rankings
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 5 days ago
nation's oldest tertiary institution, the University of Sydney, dropped from 56 to 60 this year, tying with the University of Queensland, while its Sydney rival UNSW moved up four places to 78. For the first time in the ranking's... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Times Higher Education rankings: Australia's success not guaranteed as Asia risesnation's oldest tertiary institution, the University of Sydney, dropped from 56
Times Higher Education rankings: Australia's success not guaranteed as Asia rises
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 5 days ago
nation's oldest tertiary institution, the University of Sydney, dropped from 56 to 60 this year, tying with the University of Queensland, while its Sydney rival UNSW moved up four places to 78. The University of Melbourne is once again... Read more
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The Young Witness
ANU and University of Canberra rise in world university rankingsnation's oldest tertiary institution, the University of Sydney, dropped from 56
ANU and University of Canberra rise in world university rankings
The Young Witness / Posted 5 days ago
nation's oldest tertiary institution, the University of Sydney, dropped from 56 to 60 this year, tying with the University of Queensland, while its Sydney rival UNSW moved up four places to 78. For the first time in the ranking's... Read more
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The Young Witness
Times Higher Education rankings: Australia's success not guaranteed as Asia risesnation's oldest tertiary institution, the University of Sydney, dropped from 56
Times Higher Education rankings: Australia's success not guaranteed as Asia rises
The Young Witness / Posted 5 days ago
nation's oldest tertiary institution, the University of Sydney, dropped from 56 to 60 this year, tying with the University of Queensland, while its Sydney rival UNSW moved up four places to 78. The University of Melbourne is once again... Read more
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Western Advocate
ANU and University of Canberra rise in world university rankingsnation's oldest tertiary institution, the University of Sydney, dropped from 56
ANU and University of Canberra rise in world university rankings
Western Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
nation's oldest tertiary institution, the University of Sydney, dropped from 56 to 60 this year, tying with the University of Queensland, while its Sydney rival UNSW moved up four places to 78. For the first time in the ranking's... Read more
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Western Advocate
Times Higher Education rankings: Australia's success not guaranteed as Asia risesnation's oldest tertiary institution, the University of Sydney, dropped from 56
Times Higher Education rankings: Australia's success not guaranteed as Asia rises
Western Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
nation's oldest tertiary institution, the University of Sydney, dropped from 56 to 60 this year, tying with the University of Queensland, while its Sydney rival UNSW moved up four places to 78. The University of Melbourne is once again... Read more
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Kiama Independent
ANU and University of Canberra rise in world university rankingsnation's oldest tertiary institution, the University of Sydney, dropped from 56
ANU and University of Canberra rise in world university rankings
Kiama Independent / Posted 5 days ago
nation's oldest tertiary institution, the University of Sydney, dropped from 56 to 60 this year, tying with the University of Queensland, while its Sydney rival UNSW moved up four places to 78. For the first time in the ranking's... Read more
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Manning River Times
ANU and University of Canberra rise in world university rankingsnation's oldest tertiary institution, the University of Sydney, dropped from 56
ANU and University of Canberra rise in world university rankings
Manning River Times / Posted 5 days ago
nation's oldest tertiary institution, the University of Sydney, dropped from 56 to 60 this year, tying with the University of Queensland, while its Sydney rival UNSW moved up four places to 78. For the first time in the ranking's... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
ANU and University of Canberra rise in world university rankingsnation's oldest tertiary institution, the University of Sydney, dropped from 56
ANU and University of Canberra rise in world university rankings
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 5 days ago
nation's oldest tertiary institution, the University of Sydney, dropped from 56 to 60 this year, tying with the University of Queensland, while its Sydney rival UNSW moved up four places to 78. For the first time in the ranking's... Read more
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The North West Star
ANU and University of Canberra rise in world university rankingsnation's oldest tertiary institution, the University of Sydney, dropped from 56
ANU and University of Canberra rise in world university rankings
The North West Star / Posted 5 days ago
nation's oldest tertiary institution, the University of Sydney, dropped from 56 to 60 this year, tying with the University of Queensland, while its Sydney rival UNSW moved up four places to 78. For the first time in the ranking's... Read more
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University of Queensland
UQ’s global excellence remains firmThe University of Queensland has confirmed its status as one of the world’s top
UQ’s global excellence remains firm
University of Queensland / Posted 5 days ago
The University of Queensland has confirmed its status as one of the world’s top universities, placing 60th internationally and 3rd in Australia in a prestigious global ranking. The Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2016-17 –... Read more
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Daily Liberal
ANU and University of Canberra rise in world university rankingsnation's oldest tertiary institution, the University of Sydney, dropped from 56
ANU and University of Canberra rise in world university rankings
Daily Liberal / Posted 5 days ago
nation's oldest tertiary institution, the University of Sydney, dropped from 56 to 60 this year, tying with the University of Queensland, while its Sydney rival UNSW moved up four places to 78. For the first time in the ranking's... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Times Higher Education rankings: Australia's success not guaranteed as Asia risesnation's oldest tertiary institution, the University of Sydney, dropped from 56
Times Higher Education rankings: Australia's success not guaranteed as Asia rises
Daily Liberal / Posted 5 days ago
nation's oldest tertiary institution, the University of Sydney, dropped from 56 to 60 this year, tying with the University of Queensland, while its Sydney rival UNSW moved up four places to 78. The University of Melbourne is once again... Read more
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The Age
Top Sydney university drops in prestigious rankings racenation's oldest tertiary institution, the University of Sydney, dropped from 56
Top Sydney university drops in prestigious rankings race
The Age / Posted 5 days ago
nation's oldest tertiary institution, the University of Sydney, dropped from 56 to 60 this year, tying with the University of Queensland, while its Sydney rival UNSW moved up four places to 78. The University of Melbourne is once again... Read more
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