Innovation Tag

12 Oct Graduate researchers, business to benefit from new guidelines

By DAVID MYTON Across the world governments and universities have been working to develop a new model of the PhD that aligns more with national industrial, economic and social goals. Australia is now taking steps on the same path, its latest move being the release of new guidelines...

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28 Sep Human capital key in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

By DAVID MYTON Businesses will need to recognise investment in human capital is “an asset rather than a liability” if they are to succeed in the unfolding Fourth Industrial Revolution, according to a new report from the World Economic Forum. Ensuring positive outcomes and a future of good...

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22 Sep Recruiters reveal top graduate learning outcomes

By DAVID MYTON A graduate with proficiency and skills garnered from across disciplines is more likely to find favour with company job recruiters, according to a new survey for the Association of American Colleges and Universities. The survey sought the views of 500 private sector business executives and...

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31 Oct Universities – butchers or turkeys?: HECG Highered Trendwatch

By DAVID MYTON According to QUT’s corporate engagement maestro Professor Michael Rosemann, in this rapidly shape-shifting digital era businesses and other enterprises face a choice: either of being disrupted, or being the disruptors. In an analogy he made in a CMM In Conversation With interview, there are turkeys and...

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31 Oct Universities – self-serving or civically engaged: HECG Trendwatch

By DAVID MYTON In a blistering speech earlier this year, international higher education policy expert Professor Ellen Hazelkorn argued that while higher education historically has had a close relation with the city and country of its founding, today universities are “considered part of the elite” and have become disengaged from...

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