Speech at CTLab opening, Canberra

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Speech at CTLab opening, Canberra 7/11/2016 Simon Birmingham: Thank you very much Brian, the Vice Chancellor. It’s wonderful to be back here at the Australian National University. It’s always a delight to visit Australia’s National University and the one university that, as Federal Minister for Education and Training, I don’t just have the…

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Action to improve Australia’s research training system

The Turnbull Government has accepted all six recommendations made by the Australian Council of Learned Academies (ACOLA) to improve Australia’s research training system. Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham and the Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science Greg Hunt said the review found improvements should be made to ensure Australia’s research training system remains…

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International study grants to build Australia’s future prosperity

More than 3000 students, professionals and researchers will get funding from the Turnbull Government to pursue overseas learning and research opportunities next year.   Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham today announced the recipients of the Turnbull Government’s 2017 Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships and Endeavour Mobility Grants which provide opportunities for Australians to undertake…

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Turnbull Government announces funding for ground-breaking research

Creating a new laser system for satellite tracking and mitigating the impacts of space debris, investigating how smartphones can assist people with a disability to navigate essential services, and developing high-performance batteries for electric vehicles are among 989 new research projects that will receive funding from the Turnbull Government. Minister for Education and Training Simon…

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