Australian Universities

It Really is All About the Bass

<i>Summary: A new study reports that while listening to music, brain activity becomes synchronized to the rhythmic structure of the sound, specifically</i> …

Neuroscience

Jobs

<b>Classification:</b> Professor (Level E1)<b><br>Salary package:</b> $174,814 plus 17% superannuation<b><br>Term:</b> Full time, Continuing<p>Position overview<p>The ANU Centre for …

Australian National University

'Australia's tallest skyscraper' risks turning Melbourne into 'Asian mega city'

An ambitious plan to build Australia's tallest tower in the inner city suburb of Southbank has sparked fears that Melbourne could be transformed into …

Mega Cities

How to lead 54 scientists to crack the koala’s genetic code

La Trobe alumna Professor Rebecca Johnson has an unshakeable passion for applied science. She’s researched social insects as a PhD student, examined …

La Trobe University

Casuarina campus ‘ablaze’ for Discover CDU

16-Aug-2018<p>Fire training exercise at the new facility on Casuarina campus.<p>Demonstrations and a sneak peek into the brand new $2.3 million fire ground …

Demonstration

Tasmanian Housing Update, August 2018

Introduction<p>This Tasmanian Housing Update has been prepared to inform ongoing community debate and policy deliberations concerning the housing …

Housing

Medical diagnostic kit in development for remote communities

A scientist at ANU is developing a new diagnostic kit for use in remote communities to detect malaria and other diseases that can be activated just …

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Making the financial industry more like a health service

Share selection to:<p>Earlier this year the chief of a major financial planning firm collapsed in the witness stand during Australia’s ongoing inquiry …

Financial Services

ARWU ranks Swinburne in top 400 universities globally

Swinburne has ranked in the top 400 of the world’s best universities, according to the highly-regarded ARWU.

University Rankings

Nanotechnologist honoured with CRSI Medal

The Director of the University of Newcastle’s Global Innovative Centre for Advanced Nanomaterials, Professor Vinu is leading the charge in …

Australian Universities

Women in science setting sail for Antarctica

Three University of Queensland researchers are among a group of 100 female scientists from around the world taking part in a year-long leadership …

Antarctica

US professor, who says being transgender is a 'delusion', to speak at WA university

A US professor of paediatric medicine, who says the transgender movement is based on ideology rather than science, will speak at the University of Western Australia despite pressure to ban him.<p>A student petition with more than 6,000 signatures is protesting against the appearance on Friday of the …

Western Australia

Balancing Business Needs With a Cybersecurity Plan

Professor Andrew Woodward Says There's Always Ongoing Tension Jeremy Kirk (jeremy_kirk) • August 15, 2018<p>Although cybersecurity plans sometimes clash …

Cybersecurity

Which Is The World's Most Liveable City? The Answer Is Not That Simple

Don't believe everything you read.<p>Melbourne lost its "most liveable city" title yesterday and is confronting being runner-up to Vienna after seven …

RMIT University

Solve tomorrow’s problems

Deakin University

Coles Little Shop's rarest collectable item still up for grabs

They're the collectable items sending Aussie families into a spin.Now, just as the clock starts counting down to the end of the Little Shop …

Miniature

UNSW awarded $25m in latest health and medical research grants

Programs that provide same-day testing for infectious disease, better health care for children with neurodevelopmental problems and the development …

Public Health

How your jeans could save your knees

Recycled denim could have surprising uses in health care, water filtration and battery technology, while addressing the global challenge of textile …

Deakin University

Democratic race for Florida attorney general gets bogged down in lawsuits

What looks like an easy win for Tampa state Rep. Sean Shaw in the Democratic primary for attorney general, setting set up a serious general election …

Government

Numberplate thefts in Victoria doubles over the last decade, crime statistics reveal

They thought it wouldn't happen in a nice suburbs like theirs.<p>Residents in a quiet, leafy Clifton Hill street in inner Melbourne woke up one morning …

RMIT University

Kids start battling body image issues at just 8 years old

Children as young as eight are suffering from body image issues that could have serious and long-term health consequences, startling new research has …

Body Image

The great (climate) depression

Share selection to:<p>Imagine something similar to the Great Depression of 1929 hitting the world, but this time it never ends.<p>Economic modelling …

Climate Change

Coming out at work is complex and an ongoing dilemma, research finds

16 Aug 2018<p>Less than a third of LGBTIQ+ employees are out to all their colleagues and this significantly compromises their wellbeing and work …

The Workplace

Courtney Barnett Covers Elyse Weinberg For ‘Spotify Singles’

Courtney Barnett covered Elyse Weinberg’s “Houses” and performed “Charity” for her ‘Spotify Singles’ session.The post Courtney Barnett Covers Elyse …

Courtney Barnett

Epigenetics: research explores policy risks

Epigenetics and the notion of plasticity have changed the way we think about human development. Deakin’s new ARC Future Fellow Maurizio Meloni is …

Epigenetics

Prehistoric mummy reveals ancient Egyptian embalming ‘recipe’ was around for millennia

The ancient Egyptians developed sophisticated embalming treatments far earlier and across a wider geographical area than had been previously known, …

Archaeology

The Future Examined: Big data offers big picture insights

The “big data” buzzword may have slipped out of fashion but the idea of distilling meaning out of vast volumes of consumer data is more relevant than …

Big Data

AFL Preview

<b>SUMMARY</b><p>While other teams around it on the ladder have stumbled, Hawthorn has won four straight games. The run of victories leaves the Hawks in prime …

St Kilda

Speech Pathology Ideas Night

The team from the School of Occupational Therapy, Social Work and Speech Pathology at Curtin University are keen to engage as much as we can with …

Autism

Why Buying Your First Home Is So Hard In Australia

Housing affordability, high house prices and rents are attracting plenty of media attention right now. The latest figures on house prices, mortgages, …

Housing