In Features this morning
The Federal Court has decided inventions by AI can be patented. Amanda-Jane George (CQU)explains how this happened and why it matters.
Angel Calderon (RMIT) on this year’s Good Universities Guide ranking – the institutions that do well, the way the metrics work and the GUG’s enduring achievement.
Plus, James Guthrie (Macquarie U) digs into the UTS annual report to discover how the big building programme was funded – but not how many jobs COVID-19 has cost.
And Merlin Crossley (UNSW) explains how science would have found other ways to fight COVID-19 without vaccines. It is what a “high-quality knowledge agenda” makes possible.
With an oped a bunch of uni marketers need to read. Jason Brown (La Trobe U) and Peter McIlveen (USQ) suggest measuring student and graduate experience of study is important to quality assurance but are no measure of employment outcomes. This week’s addition to Contributing Editor Sally Kift‘s celebrated series, Needed Now in Teaching and Learning.
As well as Tim Winkler (Twig Marketing) on why it’s all over for open days.