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Speech pathology tuition at Curtin University. Pic: Curtin University.

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By Tue, Nov 04, 2014 7:09PM UTC Comments Off Speech pathology tuition at Curtin University. Pic: Curtin University.

Earlier this year, Janet Beilby from Curtin University’s School of Psychology and Speech Pathology won the Innovation in Education Prize for her development of an innovative virtual patient called ‘Jim’. Dr Beilby worked with an international team of researchers to develop the computer-based avatar, which has been programmed with a variety of responses that challenge students to develop the complex...

Malaysian PM’s wife and Aussie uni under fire over doctorate award

By Tue, Feb 21, 2012 10:49AM UTC 2 Comments Rosmah Mansor, pictured with husband and Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak, left. Pic: AP.

Following an alleged shopping spree in Sydney that had many Malaysians’ tongues wagging, the Prime Minister’s wife, Rosmah Mansor, has caused another uproar – this time for receiving a doctorate from Curtin University in Australia. Curtin University had last week announced that it would honor Rosmah with a doctorate for being the founder and driving...