University challenge

Cashing in on women’s health

Women’s health has been sidelined for centuries. But now that women are finally being heard, some unscrupulous companies are cashing in on the movement.

Student demonstrations at many universities, sparked by the Israel-Hamas conflict, revive an old legacy. But these are different times.

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Are universities fit for purpose in the 21st century?

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Universities face a raft of challenges. Is the answer more of the same, or is a rethink needed?

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Australian public universities tout themselves as bastions of innovation and driving forces behind economic growth, but their cultures are getting in the way.

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Academic careers are getting harder to maintain. What does this mean for the future of Australian universities?

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While boosting Bumiputera enrolment, Malaysia’s racial quotas in universities face criticism for hindering meritocracy and causing brain drain.

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We may punch above our weight when it comes to research, but we certainly don’t in realising the commercial impact from it.

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From climate change to collaborating better with industry, universities are facing a range of challenges. Here are some ways they might respond.

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The Indo-Pacific is facing a steep climate change challenge and Australia’s strong education sector seems ready to do more in the fight.

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