The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021 list has been released, with 12 Australian universities among the top 200 in the world. At the top of the Aussie list is the University of Melbourne, followed by the University of Sydney. The top ranking university overall was The University of […]
The University of Melbourne is slashing 450 jobs in an effort to combat financial losses incurred due to the coronavirus pandemic. The university faces $1 billion in losses over the next three years. It comes as the pandemic has caused international student numbers in Australia to plummet. Visit Business Insider […]
Melbourne scientists have successfully grown the coronavirus from a patient sample. It’s the first time the virus has been grown in a cell culture outside of China. The lab-grown virus is set to be used as an antibody test on patients who don’t show symptoms of the virus. Visit Business […]
You’ve probably heard of mindfulness. These days, it’s everywhere, like many ideas and practices drawn from Buddhist texts that have become part of mainstream Western culture. But a review published today in the journal Perspectives on Psychological Science shows the hype is ahead of the evidence. Some reviews of studies […]
Universities of Melbourne, New South Wales, Sydney and Queensland have teamed up with the CSIRO to establish a new “follow on” fund of $20 million. The five parties form Uniseed, a venture capital organisation that had already started a $50 million “commercialisation” fund last year. The latest $20 million pot […]
Australian managers are a mediocre lot who haven’t mastered the basics such as performance monitoring, lack formal training and struggle to achieve targets, according to Australia’s largest survey of business leadership and the first major leadership study since 1991. When they do make decisions, few senior leaders seek advice, leaving […]
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