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The adage “publish or perish” resonates throughout the academy. Scholars and universities both rely on publication statistics to measure achievements and quantify contributions to knowledge.
The University is gearing up globally and extending its profile through connections with international partners, staff, students and alumni.
As a globally geared institution, many of the University’s activities involve collaboration with people and entities overseas.
Universities have always been curators and custodians of knowledge and information. As institutions of learning we understand, perhaps better than any other organisation, the value of preserving this valuable asset for the benefit of future generations.
Most of us have played variations of “spot the difference” – like the classic game of Where’s Wally? Identifying a concealed difference amongst a group of people you know and trust can be much more challenging. In some cases, not understanding this challenge in the workplace can have devastating consequences for you and your colleagues.
From 1 July 2019, working with children checks will be subject to a new statutory regime under the Child Safety (Prohibited Persons) Act 2016. The checks will be issued by a central assessment unit in the Department of Human Services (DHS), their status will be continuously monitored and they will be current for a 5 year period.
The theme for privacy awareness week is “Don’t be in the dark on privacy”.
Planning to buy a product or service? In many cases, purchasing decisions will require consideration of a variety of different issues which may not be apparent at the outset.
Connecting the dots – Should declared interests be registered under the Commonwealth’s Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme?
With the commencement of another Planning Development and Review cycle supervisors may receive declarations by staff of conflicts of interest, or become aware of someone seeking to exert undue influence over staff members’ activities.
Researchers who deal with quarantine status materials should take note of the recent prosecution of a Brisbane transport company found to have breached their biosecurity obligations.