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Glyn Davis


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Audio podcast

22 Jun 2017

A target to achieve 30% female representation on the boards of Australia's largest companies is 'slipping out of reach', a recent report by the Australian Institute of Company Directors warns.

In the first six months of 2017, the percentage of women appointed to the boards of ASX 200...

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12 May 2017

The Central European University (CEU) in Budapest has become a symbolic battleground between liberal internationalism and a rising tide of populist nationalism.

Its future is under threat after the Hungarian government, led by Prime Minister Viktor Orban, announced new higher education...

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03 May 2017

For over a quarter of a century Australia has escaped recession. It is a remarkable achievement, close to a global record. Yet despite continuous growth, Australia scrambles to make ends meet. This is the eighth year of a national budget deficit.

So with a federal budget due on May 9th...

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03 May 2017

For over a quarter of a century Australia has escaped recession. It is a remarkable achievement, close to a global record. Yet despite continuous growth, Australia scrambles to make ends meet. This is the eighth year of a national budget deficit.

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13 Dec 2016

Former Chief Scientist of Australia, Professor Ian Chubb, industry leader, Dr Katherine Woodthorpe and Professor of Management, Danny Samson join Professor Glyn Davis to discuss Australia's innovation policy and its ranking of last out of 26 OECD nations when it comes to university and industry ...

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02 Nov 2016

Only 9% of the media coverage of the US election has been on policy issues. The public policy podcast, the Policy Shop, hosted by the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Melbourne, Professor Glyn Davis, looks at the lack of policy discussion in the race for the White House. 

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10 Nov 2015

Australia produces great research but it ranks last in the OECD tables for collaboration between researchers and business.

In a debate last week, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull noted that other countries with similar academic cultures are “well ahead” on industry engagement with...

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Journal article

28 Jun 2015

The speeches of Woodrow Wilson and Sir Zelman Cowen reveal attitudes and aspirations they would take into public life, and the visions they held for universities.

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When tertiary leaders reflect on the purpose of a university they reflect not just their...

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18 Nov 2010

 

In Australia, university study is more popular than ever before.  More than 700,000 Australians are enrolled in higher education courses, and 2011 applications suggest numbers will continue to grow.  

If a test of esteem is the desire to join, universities have never been held in...

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22 Sep 2007

Professor Glyn Davis AC, the University of Melbourne's Vice-Chancellor, delivered the 2006 Redmond Barry Lecture on Monday 17 July. He outlined how the University will combat intense domestic and international competition for students and staff by refocusing its research activities, and teaching...

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