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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Fact check: Did Kristina Keneally cut school funding while she was premier of NSW?Keneally's tenure depended on the level of combined federal and state funding.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 hours ago
Keneally's tenure depended on the level of combined federal and state funding. Emeritus Professor Brian Caldwell, from the University of Melbourne, points out that federal funding increased over that period. "For as far back as I can remember, the... Read more
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News.com.au
RUSH HOUR: 2000-year-old mummy had cancerbeing brought back to life after her mummified head was found in a basement at
News.com.au / Posted 5 hours ago
being brought back to life after her mummified head was found in a basement at Melbourne University. Credit: Paul Burston/University of Melbourne A 2000-year-old mummy has been diagnosed with cancer. Picture Queensland cops stop for a peek at... Read more
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Canberra Times
Robots aren't stealing jobs: truth behind claim scaring pants off our graduatesthe shrinking number of jobs into their historical context. But the charge has
Canberra Times / Posted 9 hours ago
the shrinking number of jobs into their historical context. But the charge has been led by Professor Jeff Borland, of the University of Melbourne, one of our top labour-market economists. With a colleague, Dr Michael Coelli, Borland examined the... Read more
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Gulf News
Tasmanian tiger doomed long before humans came alonghope is that there is a lot the thylacine can tell us about the genetic basis o
Gulf News / Posted 11 hours ago
hope is that there is a lot the thylacine can tell us about the genetic basis of extinction to help other species,” said University of Melbourne biologist Andrew Pask, co-author of a study published in Nature Ecology and Evolution.Pask added the... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Lack Of Genetic Diversity May Have Doomed Tasmanian Tiger, Scientists Saydoubts that human hunting was the proximate cause of thylacine's demise, accord
KERA North Texas / Posted 11 hours ago
doubts that human hunting was the proximate cause of thylacine's demise, according to lead researcher Andrew Pask of the University of Melbourne, its fate may have been sealed tens of thousands of years before the last known animal died at the... Read more
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Weekly Times
City school-leavers look to future in agricultureand ­advice to make the best use of technology, inform decision-making and maxi
Weekly Times / Posted 12 hours ago
and ­advice to make the best use of technology, inform decision-making and maximise productivity.” According to the Good Education Group, the University of Melbourne is Victoria’s largest enroller of agriculture students, with mo... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Lack Of Genetic Diversity May Have Doomed Tasmanian Tiger, Scientists Saydoubts that human hunting was the proximate cause of thylacine's demise, accord
KPBS San Diego / Posted 12 hours ago
doubts that human hunting was the proximate cause of thylacine's demise, according to lead researcher Andrew Pask of the University of Melbourne, its fate may have been sealed tens of thousands of years before the last known animal died at the... Read more
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Canberra Times
Millennial on medication: time to break the silence about using antidepressantsthe stigma surrounding medication. If you are aged under 30 and have something
Canberra Times / Posted 15 hours ago
the stigma surrounding medication. If you are aged under 30 and have something to say, send your 430 words to smhopinion@fairfaxmedia.com.au. Louis Hanson is a writer, a student at the University of Melbourne, and an LGBTQI mental health advo... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Tasmanian tiger doomed long before humans came alonghope is that there is a lot the thylacine can tell us about the genetic basis o
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 hours ago
hope is that there is a lot the thylacine can tell us about the genetic basis of extinction to help other species," said University of Melbourne biologist Andrew Pask, co-author of a study published in Nature Ecology and Evolution. Pask added... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Millennial on medication: time to break the silence about using antidepressantsthe stigma surrounding medication. If you are aged under 30 and have something
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 19 hours ago
the stigma surrounding medication. If you are aged under 30 and have something to say, send your 430 words to smhopinion@fairfaxmedia.com.au. Louis Hanson is a writer, a student at the University of Melbourne, and an LGBTQI mental health advo... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Tasmanian tiger doomed long before humans came alonghope is that there is a lot the thylacine can tell us about the genetic basis o
The Borneo Post / Posted 19 hours ago
hope is that there is a lot the thylacine can tell us about the genetic basis of extinction to help other species,” said University of Melbourne biologist Andrew Pask, co-author of a study published in Nature Ecology and Evolution. Pask added... Read more
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The Age
Millennial on medication: time to break the silence about using antidepressantsthe stigma surrounding medication. If you are aged under 30 and have something
The Age / Posted 19 hours ago
the stigma surrounding medication. If you are aged under 30 and have something to say, send your 430 words to smhopinion@fairfaxmedia.com.au. Louis Hanson is a writer, a student at the University of Melbourne, and an LGBTQI mental health advo... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Sex and desire in Australia's convict systemDebauchery on the fatal shore: The sex lives of Australia's convicts By Graham
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 19 hours ago
Debauchery on the fatal shore: The sex lives of Australia's convicts By Graham Willett, University of Melbourne Photo: Only two offences deserved the death penalty, according to Arthur Phillip: murder and sodomy. (State Library of New South Wales,... Read more
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BBC News
Tasmanian tiger genes 'were in poor health'our analysis showed that the thylacine was in very poor [genetic] health," said
BBC News / Posted 19 hours ago
our analysis showed that the thylacine was in very poor [genetic] health," said lead researcher Dr Andrew Pask, from the University of Melbourne. "The population today would be very susceptible to diseases, and would not be very healthy." He... Read more
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The Age
Robots aren't stealing jobs: truth behind claim scaring pants off our graduatesthe shrinking number of jobs into their historical context. But the charge has
The Age / Posted 20 hours ago
the shrinking number of jobs into their historical context. But the charge has been led by Professor Jeff Borland, of the University of Melbourne, one of our top labour-market economists. With a colleague, Dr Michael Coelli, Borland examined the... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Robots aren't stealing jobs: truth behind claim scaring pants off our graduatesthe shrinking number of jobs into their historical context. But the charge has
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 20 hours ago
the shrinking number of jobs into their historical context. But the charge has been led by Professor Jeff Borland, of the University of Melbourne, one of our top labour-market economists. With a colleague, Dr Michael Coelli, Borland examined the... Read more
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Western Advocate
Secrets of weird, wonderful Tassie tiger revealedof its closest genetic relatives is a wallaby. "It looks nothing like any othe
Western Advocate / Posted yesterday
of its closest genetic relatives is a wallaby. "It looks nothing like any other marsupial. It's a dog with a pouch," says University of Melbourne Associate Professor Andrew Pask, who led the international team behind the work. Associate Professor... Read more
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Manning River Times
Secrets of weird, wonderful Tassie tiger revealedof its closest genetic relatives is a wallaby. "It looks nothing like any othe
Manning River Times / Posted yesterday
of its closest genetic relatives is a wallaby. "It looks nothing like any other marsupial. It's a dog with a pouch," says University of Melbourne Associate Professor Andrew Pask, who led the international team behind the work. Associate Professor... Read more
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The North West Star
Secrets of weird, wonderful Tassie tiger revealedof its closest genetic relatives is a wallaby. "It looks nothing like any othe
The North West Star / Posted yesterday
of its closest genetic relatives is a wallaby. "It looks nothing like any other marsupial. It's a dog with a pouch," says University of Melbourne Associate Professor Andrew Pask, who led the international team behind the work. Associate Professor... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Secrets of weird, wonderful Tassie tiger revealedof its closest genetic relatives is a wallaby. "It looks nothing like any othe
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
of its closest genetic relatives is a wallaby. "It looks nothing like any other marsupial. It's a dog with a pouch," says University of Melbourne Associate Professor Andrew Pask, who led the international team behind the work. Associate Professor... Read more
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The Border Mail
Secrets of weird, wonderful Tassie tiger revealedof its closest genetic relatives is a wallaby. "It looks nothing like any othe
The Border Mail / Posted yesterday
of its closest genetic relatives is a wallaby. "It looks nothing like any other marsupial. It's a dog with a pouch," says University of Melbourne Associate Professor Andrew Pask, who led the international team behind the work. Associate Professor... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Secrets of weird, wonderful Tassie tiger revealedof its closest genetic relatives is a wallaby. "It looks nothing like any othe
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
of its closest genetic relatives is a wallaby. "It looks nothing like any other marsupial. It's a dog with a pouch," says University of Melbourne Associate Professor Andrew Pask, who led the international team behind the work. Associate Professor... Read more
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The Courier
Secrets of weird, wonderful Tassie tiger revealedof its closest genetic relatives is a wallaby. "It looks nothing like any othe
The Courier / Posted yesterday
of its closest genetic relatives is a wallaby. "It looks nothing like any other marsupial. It's a dog with a pouch," says University of Melbourne Associate Professor Andrew Pask, who led the international team behind the work. Associate Professor... Read more
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WA Today
Secrets of weird, wonderful Tassie tiger revealedof its closest genetic relatives is a wallaby. "It looks nothing like any othe
WA Today / Posted yesterday
of its closest genetic relatives is a wallaby. "It looks nothing like any other marsupial. It's a dog with a pouch," says University of Melbourne Associate Professor Andrew Pask, who led the international team behind the work. Associate Professor... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Secrets of weird, wonderful Tassie tiger revealedof its closest genetic relatives is a wallaby. "It looks nothing like any othe
Northern Daily Leader / Posted yesterday
of its closest genetic relatives is a wallaby. "It looks nothing like any other marsupial. It's a dog with a pouch," says University of Melbourne Associate Professor Andrew Pask, who led the international team behind the work. Associate Professor... Read more
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Daily Mail
Tasmanian Tigers could come back from the deadis one of the most complete for an extinct species, it is technically the first
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
is one of the most complete for an extinct species, it is technically the first step in bringing the thylacine back,' University of Melbourne Associate Professor Andrew Pask told The Daily Telegraph. Associate Professor Pask, who led the... Read more
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Canberra Times
Secrets of weird, wonderful Tassie tiger revealedits closest genetic relatives is a wallaby. Dr Christy Hipsley from Museums Vi
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
its closest genetic relatives is a wallaby. Dr Christy Hipsley from Museums Victoria and Associate Professor Pask from the University of Melbourne were part of a team of scientists who sequenced the Tasmanian tiger genome. The genome was sourced... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Tasmanian tigers were in 'bad genetic shape' before extinctiontogether an extinct species' genome is no easy feat. DNA has a habit of falling
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
together an extinct species' genome is no easy feat. DNA has a habit of falling apart, study co-author and University of Melbourne evolutionary biologist Andrew Pask said. "[In the past], we've done a lot of work getting DNA from... Read more
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The Age
Secrets of weird, wonderful Tassie tiger revealedits closest genetic relatives is a wallaby. Dr Christy Hipsley from Museums Vi
The Age / Posted yesterday
its closest genetic relatives is a wallaby. Dr Christy Hipsley from Museums Victoria and Associate Professor Pask from the University of Melbourne were part of a team of scientists who sequenced the Tasmanian tiger genome. The genome was sourced... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Secrets of weird, wonderful Tassie tiger revealedits closest genetic relatives is a wallaby. Dr Christy Hipsley from Museums Vi
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
its closest genetic relatives is a wallaby. Dr Christy Hipsley from Museums Victoria and Associate Professor Pask from the University of Melbourne were part of a team of scientists who sequenced the Tasmanian tiger genome. The genome was sourced... Read more
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Herald Sun
Melbourne’s best happy hoursour guide to the best bevvies on a budget, every day of the week. MELBOURNE’S
Herald Sun / Posted yesterday
our guide to the best bevvies on a budget, every day of the week. MELBOURNE’S BEST HAPPY HOURS Closest to: RMIT, ACU, University of Melbourne THE IMPERIAL2-8 Bourke St, MelbourneEverything must go at The Imperial’s knock-off Fridays. $8.50... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Asian artists face struggles, opportunities cracking Australia's art sceneto making me doubt [my identity] that I was not a "real" Aussie boy," he said.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
to making me doubt [my identity] that I was not a "real" Aussie boy," he said. Ho studied writing and performing at the University of Melbourne, however he said it has been difficult to develop his professional career as an artist rather than... Read more
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Canberra Times
Inspiring trailblazer of local historyin England he decided to be a teacher. After the war, Weston entered Ormond Col
Canberra Times / Posted 4 days ago
in England he decided to be a teacher. After the war, Weston entered Ormond College and completed a BA at the University of Melbourne under a serviceman's tertiary scholarship. He became captivated by history under the tutelage of Max... Read more
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The Age
Inspiring trailblazer of local historyin England he decided to be a teacher. After the war, Weston entered Ormond Col
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
in England he decided to be a teacher. After the war, Weston entered Ormond College and completed a BA at the University of Melbourne under a serviceman's tertiary scholarship. He became captivated by history under the tutelage of Max... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Inspiring trailblazer of local historyin England he decided to be a teacher. After the war, Weston entered Ormond Col
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 days ago
in England he decided to be a teacher. After the war, Weston entered Ormond College and completed a BA at the University of Melbourne under a serviceman's tertiary scholarship. He became captivated by history under the tutelage of Max... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Experts urge to dump West Gate Tunnel Project$5.5 billion West Gate Tunnel Project risks worsening traffic congestion and sh
Sky News Australia / Posted 5 days ago
$5.5 billion West Gate Tunnel Project risks worsening traffic congestion and should be dumped, planning experts argue. A University of Melbourne and RMIT report says the toll road represents a 'regrettable retreat' from decades of planning... Read more
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NZCity
Eating disorders: Not everyone is young, thin, white or a womanthe criteria for anorexia nervosa except for being underweight. Atypical anore
NZCity / Posted 5 days ago
the criteria for anorexia nervosa except for being underweight. Atypical anorexia expert Professor Susan Sawyer from the University of Melbourne says patients don't have to be dangerously underweight to have life-threatening symptoms. Her... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
You don't need to be young, thin, white or a woman to have an eating disorderthe criteria for anorexia nervosa except for being underweight. Atypical anore
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
the criteria for anorexia nervosa except for being underweight. Atypical anorexia expert Professor Susan Sawyer from the University of Melbourne says patients don't have to be dangerously underweight to have life-threatening symptoms. Her... Read more
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Mumbrella
Press Council awards journalism studentsacademic record that was commended by her lecturers.” Cheyne Anderson (Univers
Mumbrella / Posted 5 days ago
academic record that was commended by her lecturers.” Cheyne Anderson (University of Technology Sydney) and Tim Clare (University of Melbourne) were highly commended in the Australian Press Council 2017 Postgraduate Prize category for an essay... Read more
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Western Advocate
Meet the gun-loving Senator McKenzie​access for regional students to higher eduction, a cause close to her. After dr
Western Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
access for regional students to higher eduction, a cause close to her. After dropping out of a science degree at the University of Melbourne because of the long commute, she returned to study later in life as a heavily-pregnant... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Meet the gun-loving Senator McKenzie​access for regional students to higher eduction, a cause close to her. After dr
Daily Liberal / Posted 5 days ago
access for regional students to higher eduction, a cause close to her. After dropping out of a science degree at the University of Melbourne because of the long commute, she returned to study later in life as a heavily-pregnant... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Meet the gun-loving Senator McKenzie​access for regional students to higher eduction, a cause close to her. After dr
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 5 days ago
access for regional students to higher eduction, a cause close to her. After dropping out of a science degree at the University of Melbourne because of the long commute, she returned to study later in life as a heavily-pregnant... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Meet the gun-loving Senator McKenzie​access for regional students to higher eduction, a cause close to her. After dr
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 5 days ago
access for regional students to higher eduction, a cause close to her. After dropping out of a science degree at the University of Melbourne because of the long commute, she returned to study later in life as a heavily-pregnant... Read more
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Canberra Times
Government anger as Labor says no to cashless welfare cards in WA Goldfields police figures found a reduction in crime. However, some experts have still cr
Canberra Times / Posted 6 days ago
police figures found a reduction in crime. However, some experts have still criticised the research. Earlier this year, University of Melbourne researcher Dr Elise Klein was vocal about the impact of the card following extensive research in the... Read more
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WA Today
Government anger as Labor says no to cashless welfare cards in WA Goldfieldspolice figures found a reduction in crime. However, some experts have still cr
WA Today / Posted 6 days ago
police figures found a reduction in crime. However, some experts have still criticised the research. Earlier this year, University of Melbourne researcher Dr Elise Klein was vocal about the impact of the card following extensive research in the... Read more
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The Age
Government anger as Labor says no to cashless welfare cards in WA Goldfields police figures found a reduction in crime. However, some experts have still cr
The Age / Posted 6 days ago
police figures found a reduction in crime. However, some experts have still criticised the research. Earlier this year, University of Melbourne researcher Dr Elise Klein was vocal about the impact of the card following extensive research in the... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Government anger as Labor says no to cashless welfare cards in WA Goldfields police figures found a reduction in crime. However, some experts have still cr
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 6 days ago
police figures found a reduction in crime. However, some experts have still criticised the research. Earlier this year, University of Melbourne researcher Dr Elise Klein was vocal about the impact of the card following extensive research in the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Rare 1663 map of Australia painstakingly restoredin storage in Sweden. In May 2016, after a public appeal raised $100,000, the
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 6 days ago
in storage in Sweden. In May 2016, after a public appeal raised $100,000, the map was sent to the Grimwade Centre at the University of Melbourne. "It was extremely fragile," Denys Cloughley, NLA's manager of preservation, said. "Just looking at... Read more
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Junkee
Hannah Gadsby On Leaving Comedy, Australia's Ongoing Bullshit, And That Final Gut-Punching Showto miss it. Nanette‘s last Australian shows will be at the Sydney Opera House
Junkee / Posted 6 days ago
to miss it. Nanette‘s last Australian shows will be at the Sydney Opera House on January 20. Details here. Caleb Triscari is a writer and former editor of Farrago, the student publication of the University of Melbourne. He tweets at @calebjtrisca... Read more
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Business Insider Australia
Australian dogs are being trained to help find endangered species in the wildthreatened species.” Bennett is collaborating with Dr Joslin Moore of Monash U
Business Insider Australia / Posted 7 days ago
threatened species.” Bennett is collaborating with Dr Joslin Moore of Monash University and Dr Cindy Hauser, from the University of Melbourne. Her research is funded by Monash University, the Australian Research Council, and the non-profit... Read more
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