Sydney gears up for WUN-SPIN 2012
Recent developments in the emerging field of spintronics – the technology that is expected to drive the next wave of faster and smaller electronic devices – will be discussed at an international conference hosted by the Worldwide Universities Network at the University of Sydney this July.
UCT to host international education conference
WUN partner, the University of Cape Town, will host the 16th International Education Association of South Africa Conference on 29 August to 1 September 2012.
The theme of the conference is promoting higher education internationalisation through international research collaboration, partnership and innovative teaching. The event will take a broad view of internationalisation of higher education with topics ranging from the role of donors, governments and agencies in promoting internationalisation to quality assurance in higher education internationalisation.
Volcanic plumbing exposed
Two new studies into the “plumbing systems” that lie under volcanoes could bring scientists closer to predicting large eruptions.
University of Leeds inks £3m research deal with Sinochem Group
The University of Leeds has signed a £3m collaborative research deal with Sinochem Group.