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The power of social media in education

Berry Driessen 01 Nov 2017 10 minutes

Social media is where the kids hang out. Are higher education providers using this to their advantage? From student recruitment, to communication and collaboration, Berry Driessen looks at how universities are getting their message across.

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The three stages of higher education data

Philip Otley Berry Driessen Phil Bolton 23 Oct 2017 10 minutes

A student is for life, not just a few years on campus. By viewing the student lifecycle more broadly, higher education providers can – and must – become more sophisticated in their approach to data, argues Philip Otley.

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Are electroceuticals the pulse of a new health era?

Richard Royle 17 Oct 2017 8 minutes

Pharmaceutical companies are experimenting with a drug-free future. They’re not alone, teaming up with tech companies in the business of bioelectronics. Why is the industry looking to electroceuticals for its next health kick?

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Infographic: Asia-Pacific goes digital in 2017

12 Oct 2017 2 minutes

The world is increasingly getting online and embracing social media. Distribution is uneven and while some regions are falling behind, others are going from strength to strength.

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Infographic: Smart cities, smarter lives

21 Sep 2017 2 minutes

By 2040, global energy consumption could rise by over 50%. Half the world’s population will be living in water-stressed areas by 2025. Here’s how a smart city could promote urban sustainability.

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Saving lives and managing disasters with technology

Amy Gibbs 19 Sep 2017 11 minutes

Technology can’t stop natural disasters from happening, but it is proving essential when it comes to responding to them. Here are four life-saving developments in emergency management.

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Balancing on the tightrope: How government can embrace innovation in a high-risk world

Gulandam Khan 28 Aug 2017 9 minutes

Government needs to innovate and experiment, but public scrutiny denies it the chance to fail fast. Here are three ways the public sector can drive change without the risk.

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Can robots create art?

Amy Gibbs 15 Aug 2017 12 minutes

From assisting creative professionals with daily tasks to helping make aesthetic decisions, artificial intelligence has its electronic sights set on the design world.

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Give like a girl: How crowdfunding is empowering female entrepreneurs

Kate Bennett Eriksson 08 Aug 2017 5 minutes

A new study has shown that women are more successful at seed crowdfunding than men. Kate Eriksson examines what that says about traditional funding models.

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