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AAUN’s Australian Forum shapes priorities for teamwork, research and impact

The post-Covid resurgence of theAustralia Africa Universities Network (AAUN) is well underway thanks to the network’s successful forum held in Perth from 4-5 September. Co-hosted by Curtin University the on-campus forum, held during Australia Africa Week (3- 8 September), attracted 80 participants from academia, government, business and the diplomatic corps from across Africa, Australia and the Indo-Pacific whose expert input

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AAUN can help universities to expand capacity and accelerate progress

AAUN Forum participants were offered an inspiring example of how catalytic funding from AAUN can kickstart research which has the potential to significantly improve people’s health across the African continent and also bring benefit to Australia. “We know the green revolution has helped us achieve more food production but we still have an iron and zinc deficiency which is impacting

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‘Being an entrepreneurial university is both imperative and urgent’

Universities in Africa and Australia are now expected to have an entrepreneurial focus – but what does entrepreneurial research, education and engagement look like? This was the key question speakers grappled with in an AAUN Forum session on Global Entrepreneurial Universities: Insights from the AAUN Network held at Curtin University on September 4. Introducing the session, Dr Annette McLaren, Director,

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