By Adam Langenberg THE University of Tasmania needs to continue to play an active role in community debates about economic development and education, according to its inaugural Vice-Chancellor’s Fellow, economist Saul Eslake. Mr Eslake will work closely with UTAS’ institute for the Study of Social Change to provide advice on new research programs designed to analyse […]
Inaugural uni role to Eslake By Loretta Lohberger Economist Saul Eslake has returned to his alma mater to be named the University of Tasmania’s inaugural vice-chancellor’s fellow. Vice-chancellor Peter Rathjen announced the appointment yesterday. Mr Eslake would be a source of inspiration, a powerful voice within the community and a mentor to staff and students, […]
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ISC Affiliated Researcher Associate Professor Martin Grimmer now a Fellow of ANZAM Associate Professor Martin Grimmer has been elected as a Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM). Associate Professor Grimmer is Deputy Dean of the University’s Tasmanian School of Business and Economics. ANZAM is the primary professional body for management […]
By Brendan Churchill and Lisa Denny in The Conversation Young people have missed out at the expense older workers and migrants in the job market, according to new research on youth employment. Government policy and Australia’s sluggish economy have added to the problem. While Australia avoided the worst of the global financial crisis, unemployment among […]
By Charis Chang YOUNG people have been suspicious for years that they are being screwed over but now there’s proof that they genuinely are. New research on youth unemployment has found that government policies trying to help older workers and skilled migrants have hurt young people. It’s a very different picture to what the government would have […]
Tracking tourists a goldmine for Tassie By Andrew Leeson | AAP | 8 April 2016 Tagging and releasing has long been used in animal studies but a Tasmanian university is now trialling the technique – with a modern twist – on tourists. In research which could reshape the multi-billion dollar tourism industry, select holidaymakers arriving […]
Tracking app to gather data from tourists visiting Tasmania By Peta Carlyon PHOTO: Tourists who sign up to the project will get the use of free mobile data during their trip around the state.(ABC news: Janek Frankowski) Tasmanian researchers plan to recruit 600 tourists who will allow authorities to track them around the state, in […]