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Less cash for more PhDs
THE flagship grant program of the Australian Research Council should radically be redesigned, with emphasis on a large number of low-cost grants to train PhD students, a group of scientists has urged.

Sunday, 07 Dec 2008
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TAFE nursing breaks barriers
SOME universities have opened alliance discussions with TAFE colleges to deliver professional degrees using interstate and metropolitan TAFE infrastructure.

Sunday, 07 Dec 2008
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British unis to go offshore
UNIVERSITIES in Britain will have a brighter future if they focus their international efforts on a long-term program of internationalisation, a move that could include building overseas campuses.

Monday, 24 Nov 2008
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Music school to be truly national
PETER Garrett killed off one classical music institute yesterday and gave birth to another.

Monday, 24 Nov 2008
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Monash University VC in debate
MONASH University's incoming vice-chancellor Ed Byrne has waded into the policy debate, calling for a more student demand-led system that he said would drive quality.

Monday, 24 Nov 2008
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Guild in Murdoch University row
MURDOCH University's Guild of Students has accused the chancellor of threatening to withdraw or withhold funding unless it tones down its activism.

Monday, 24 Nov 2008
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Restrict research to elite
AUSTRALIA'S top universities will lose their global position unless research investment is concentrated in the hands of proven performers, according to a survey of international research funding trends by the Group of Eight.

Monday, 24 Nov 2008
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Victorian universities job cuts
INDUSTRIAL unrest at Victorian universities is set to worsen after La Trobe University warned staff that voluntary job cuts weren't meeting targets, raising the prospect of compulsory layoffs.

Monday, 24 Nov 2008
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