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A mix of skills needed for success at work: new report 21 Jul 2016
A new report released today highlights the breadth of skills needed for today’s jobs and the crucial role that university-industry collaboration plays in successful businesses.
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Universities welcome ministerial line-up 18 Jul 2016
Universities Australia congratulates Senator Simon Birmingham on his re-appointment as Minister for Education and Training and Greg Hunt on his new role as Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science.
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Research Engagement and Impact Assessment Consultation Paper 28 Jun 2016
Governments, universities and businesses have identified Australia’s low levels of collaboration between industry and university researchers as a major barrier to Australia’s successful transition to an innovation nation. The national assessment for university research engagement and impact is an important initiative for encouraging universities to better engage with business and other end-users including small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), the not-for-profit sector, governments and community organisations.
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Independent Hospital Pricing Authority Work Program 2016-2017 9 Jun 2016
HPESG acknowledges the ongoing work of the Independent Hospital Pricing Authority (IHPA) in progressing the intentions of the National Health Reform Agreement and appreciates the opportunity to comment through this short submission on IHPA’s draft work program for 2016-2017. Our response is in relation to Program Objective 3(f): the development of a new classification for Activity Based Funding (ABF) for Teaching, Training and Research (TTR).
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