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Science skills shortage a “real concern” for Australia’s booming $45 bn wine industry

Australia’s wine industry is grappling with a science skills shortage as universities and TAFE’s cut back on relevant courses for vineyard management and applied research, an industry report says. Wine Australia, the country’s main funding organisation for wine science research, … Continue reading

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What career? Science becoming a gig economy with declining research options

Environmental science is becoming an increasingly precarious career, with around 50 per cent of postgraduate researchers leaving the field after only five years, a US study based on a global citation database has found. It says there has been a … Continue reading

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Jobs spill for more than 50 senior roles at NSW national parks service

More than 50 senior jobs have been spilled by the New South Wales National Parks and Wildlife Service,  a move that suggests staff must reapply for their positions or negotiate redundancies. The jobs include 15 senior ranger positions across the … Continue reading

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