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Future Faces of Agribusiness

The agribusiness sector is one of Australia’s largest and most important industry sectors, with an estimated value of $436 billion, and employing approximately 1.4 million people*. With growing populations, climate change, changing consumer demands, new international trade agreements and technological advances, the agribusiness sector is dynamic and complex. It needs people with innovative and critical […]

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World Food Day: Curbing Food Waste

Today, we celebrate World Food Day. This day is dedicated to addressing global hunger issues. The theme for this year is: A #ZeroHunger world by 2030 is possible. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations have made it clear that “our actions are our future.” So what simple actions can we take? One […]

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Shakespeare Matters MOOC nominated for the 2018 edX Prize

We are excited to announce that Lucy Potter has been nominated as a finalist in the 2018 edX prize for the Shakespeare Matters MOOC. The edX prize celebrates contributions and innovations of MOOC teachers in the edX community. There are 10 finalists for the edX Prize and the winner will be announced at the edX […]

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Student Spotlight: Human Reproduction with Rhaneela Punitham

Meet University of Adelaide student, Rhaneela Punitham. She is in her final year of university, studying a Bachelor of Health Sciences/Bachelor of Mathematical and Computer Sciences, with majors in microbiology/immunology, pharmacology and statistics. She is also a student co-creator in the upcoming Sex and Human Reproduction MOOC, working collaboratively with AdelaideX, Professor Mario Ricci and other […]

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Big data leads to big careers

Data science careers are pegged as the hottest jobs of this century. Whether in education, fintech or business, a career working with big data could see you working for big names like Airbnb or Coca Cola. Data science also has massive implications for global challenges such as the spread of disease, feeding the world and […]

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3 reasons why an effective risk management process is a must!

Risk management is not just a tick box compliance exercise. While compliance is an important element of risk management, an effective risk management process can also be used to inform and support quality decision making, resulting in a successful project. Here are three reasons why an effective risk management process is a must:

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AdelaideX Trending Courses: April/May 2018

Interested in producing or recording your own music? Or maybe learning how to analyse large sets of data? Or learning some vital business skills to become a successful entrepreneur? We have courses for you! Here are some of our most popular courses for April/May 2018:

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Thoughts On Love

Thoughts on love…

Have you ever seen two people fall in love and been baffled as to why? What is most important in a relationship? Is it passion or compatibility? Or romance or stability? To celebrate Valentine’s Day, we grabbed some snippets from our Shakespeare Matters MOOC discussion forum. Our learners considered these questions, and shared their experiences […]

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The aftermath of the white noise YouTube copyright claims: a Q&A with Dr Sebastian Tomczak

Earlier this month, Dr Sebastian Tomczak was hit by 5 copyright claim infringements for his 10-hour white noise video uploaded on YouTube. These infringements were incorrectly identified by YouTube’s automated Content ID system which uses algorithms to find close matches of content between videos. The story has gained global media attention from the likes of the ABC and […]

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A day in the life of a data scientist: a Q&A with Dr Simon “Jono” Tuke

The data scientist profession has been labelled as the sexiest job of the 21st century. With a statement as bold as this, we wanted to explore exactly what it is that a data scientist does. We spoke to Dr Simon “Jono” Tuke, a lecturer in statistics at the University of Adelaide, about the art of […]

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