Universities Australia

The voice of Australia's Universities

The voice of Australia's universities

As the peak body for the sector, we advocate the vast social, economic and cultural value of higher education and research to Australia and the world.

On behalf of our 39 member universities, we provide expert policy advice, analysis and statistical evidence, and media commentary on higher education.

We also make submissions, develop policy across the sector, represent Australia’s universities on government and industry-appointed bodies and partner with university sectors in other countries to enable bilateral and global collaborations.

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A @UTAS_ researcher who looked into how wombats produce their distinctive cube-shaped poo has discovered that it forms its geometric shape within the wombat’s intestines, not at the point of exit as previously thought. ow.ly/diuA50F4cPr

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@uniaus • Jun 11

The Underwater Collision Research Facility at @UTAS_ will be used to simulate the collision of underwater vehicles under controlled conditions. Understanding how structures respond to these events will allow researchers to better assess and mitigate risks. ow.ly/Af6F50F4cOS

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@uniaus • Jun 10

In a collaborative research trial between Zoos Victoria and @UTAS_ 20 precious bandicoots have been released into a National Trust of Australia (Victoria) conservation reserve and are now under the protection of two specially trained Maremma guardian dogs. ow.ly/2ZAN50F4cOc

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