525,600 minutes.. how do you measure a year? This is the opening line from the opening song  of the Broadway musical Rent. It is an interesting way to think about the passage of time. For me however, it speaks to…

Are Universities a product of the quality of their national higher education system? We see various world rankings of Universities published by numerous sources. Institutions place high value on their position and standing in these lists. Therefore it would be…

Episode 5 of a 9 part series where Edward Johnson Jr. (a.k.a. Eddie) sits down with Campbell Thomson, Director Research Services at The University of Western Australia, to discuss Research Administration “down under.”
State And Commonwealth Fire Play

Episode 4 of a 9 part series where Edward Johnson Jr. (a.k.a. Eddie) sits down with Campbell Thomson, Director Research Services at The University of Western Australia, to discuss Research Administration “down under.”
G’Day NIH

Episode 3 of a 9 part series where Edward Johnson Jr. (a.k.a. Eddie) sits down with Campbell Thomson, Director Research Services at The University of Western Australia, to discuss Research Administration “down under.”
No Worries, I’ll Do It All

Episode 2 of a 9 part series where Edward Johnson Jr. (a.k.a. Eddie) sits down with Campbell Thomson, Director Research Services at The University of Western Australia, to discuss Research Administration “down under.” http://traffic.libsyn.com/soundsofera/No-Worries-Ill-Do-It-All.mp3 Podcast: Download (Duration: 5:15 — 8.0MB)…
Research Administrators Come From OZ

Episode 1 of a 9 part series where Edward Johnson Jr. (a.k.a. Eddie) sits down with Campbell Thomson, Director Research Services at The University of Western Australia, to discuss Research Administration “down under.” http://traffic.libsyn.com/soundsofera/Research-Administrators-come-from-OZ.mp3 Podcast: Download (Duration: 6:13 — 9.3MB)…

The Australian government plans to cap annual tax deductions for self-education expenses at $2,000, estimating a saving of $514.3 million over the next four years. Industry groups, including Universities Australia, believe this will have a negative impact on professional development…