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National science and research priorities 27 May 2015
Universities Australia commends the Federal Government’s setting of national priorities for science and research.
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Enhancing university-industry research collaboration 26 May 2015
Universities Australia welcomes the next stage in the Federal Government’s agenda to boost the commercial returns from research.
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Australia's university system efficient but underfunded 21 May 2015
The latest Universitas 21 Report ranks Australia as one of the top countries for the efficiency of its higher education system despite disturbingly low levels of public investment compared with other countries.
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Research ideas welcome, sustainable funding needed 15 May 2015
Last night the leader of the Opposition, Bill Shorten, committed to lifting research funding to three per cent of GDP by the end of the next decade but stopped short in identifying the commensurate savings measures that would be needed to fund such a commitment.
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Research programmes take a hit as universities and students left in policy limbo 12 May 2015
Universities have welcomed a number of positive measures announced in the Abbott Government’s second budget but have expressed deep disappointment at cuts to research programmes and the level of progress made in providing much needed higher education funding and policy certainty.
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