Yvonne Breyer and Macquarie U colleagues have won Coursera’s outstanding educator award for transformation, for their four-unit MOOC, Excel skills for business (CMM February 5). It’s had 40 000 enrolments and the current sessions started last week.

Curtin University public health researcher Mike Daube is the West Australian of the Year. Professor Daube is a former state director of health and a long-time advocate of tobacco advertising bans and cigarette plain packaging.


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