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University of Tasmania

University information
NameUniversity of Tasmania
MottoIngeniis Patuit Campus ("The Field is Open to Talent")
ChancellorDamian Bugg
Vice-ChancellorProfessor Peter Rathjen
Faculty1,226 (2010)
Under graduates21,243 (2010)
Post graduates5,540 (2010)
CityHobart, Launceston and Burnie
AffiliationsASAIHL ACU

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The University of Tasmania (UTAS) is a medium-sized public Australian university based in Tasmania, Australia. Officially founded on 1 January 1890, it was the fourth university to be established in nineteenth-century Australia. UTAS is a sandstone university and is a member of the international Association of Commonwealth Universities.

UTAS offers various undergraduate and graduate programs in a range of disciplines. UTAS has also been consistently ranked in the top 10 universities in Australia for research and has links with 20 specialist research institutes, cooperative research centres and faculty based research centres; all of which are regarded as nationally and internationally competitive leaders. UTAS has a student population of nearly 26,800, including over 6,000 international students (on and offshore) and 1000 PhD students.

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University of Tasmania - your way forward (TVC)
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We ran a YouTube competition in order to showcase the students' perspective on study life at the School of Architecture & Design in Launceston, Tasmania. This video by Alysia Bennett won first prize!
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Eid's Celebrations done by the Saudi Club at the University of Tasmania, Hobart. OCT,2008
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An introduction to the Tasmanian School of Art, part of the University of Tasmania on Hobart's waterfront
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We ran a YouTube competition in order to showcase the students' perspective on study life at the School of Architecture & Design in Launceston, Tasmania. This video by Ed Bourke second prize!
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Shann Turnbull Ph.D Principal International Institute for Self-governance Email: Click here for Personal home page Click here for details on SSRN ________________________________________ Biography Shann Turnbull researches and teaches corporate governance in Australia on a part time basis for the Macquarie University Graduate School of Management where he obtained his PhD in 2001. His PhD thesis showed how the science of control and communication in the animal and the machine could be extended to organisations to create a science of governance as presented in his articles. His thesis built upon his education as an electrical engineer in Tasmania, BSc from the University of Melbourne and an MBA from Harvard. From 1966 to 1974 he was a founding partner in a private group that gained control of over a dozen publicly traded corporations in Australia. This gave him experience as a controlling shareholder, company director, chairman of one company, and CEO of two others. As a serial entrepreneur founding new enterprises, some of which became publicly traded, he gained further experience as a Chairman and CEO. He also became joint CEO/owner of a mutual fund management company. In 1975 he founded the first educational course in the world to provide an educational qualification for company directors and published his first book on Democratising the Wealth of Nations. The novel ideas in his book led to consulting assignments for multi-national corporations, United Nations, World <b>...</b>
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CSIRO's Chris Krishna-Pillay helped University of Tasmania's Virginia Andrews-Goff demonstrate how Virginia captures Weddell seals, anaesthetises them and attached a radio transmitter. Virginia, a zoologist studyimg the forgaing habits of Wendell seals in Antarctica, was one of four young scientists at the SCIENTISTS ON THE LOOSE gig (Hobart , state of Tasmania, Australia) on April 2, 2009. 500 high-schoolers watched while Jay Blanchard, an astrophysicist from Uni of Tasmania, held Chris down as Virginia described her seal straddling strategies. ABC Science is presenting the SCIENTISTS ON THE LOOSE series in three Australian states this year, with hosts including producer and science-broadcaster Tilly Boleyn, Chris KP from CSIRO, Bernie Hobbs from New Inventors, Ruben Meerman the Surfing Scientist from Rollercoaster and Simon Pampena the Maths-Comedian.
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UTAS is building a new state-of-the-art observatory at a carefully selected location in the Southern Midlands region of Tasmania. This new facility will see UTAS continue as a world leader in astrophysics and enable new and renewed opportunities for programs of discovery. These programs range from one-night student led projects to major decade-long international collaborations with observatories and universities around the world.
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Dust by Stephen Sewell. University of Tasmania, School of Visual and Performing Arts first year students' production, Directed by Robert Lewis for more playlers visit A man and his daughter, grappling with grief, guilt and desire for a better world, search their dreams for one another in the debris of a broken civilization.
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Running for almost 20 years, the Tasmanian Rock Challenge is an iconic annual event on the Tasmanian youth calendar.
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ABC Online--The -University of Tasmania- study aims to help urban landscapers design greener cities that satisfy their residents. Findings from the three-year nationwide ... - Date : Mon, 03 May 2010 05:01:33 GMT+00:00
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Tasmania Examiner--Crow said one of the best results for Tasmania was having both North Esk's Alex Fowler and Adam Wertheimer (-University of Tasmania-) named in the ... - Date : Tue, 04 May 2010 22:54:28 GMT+00:00
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Teatro Naturale--by SC The -University of Tasmania-, the Southern Tree Breeding Association, and the University of Western Sydney have secured Rudd Government funding to help ... - Date : Mon, 03 May 2010 21:59:48 GMT+00:00

Rankings :
Publications 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Research Block Funding 11 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 11
Academic Ranking of World Universities   -   -   - 11-14 12-16 12-17 10-14 10-13 14-17
Melbourne Institute   -   - 11 11 11 14   -   -   -
Excellence in Research for Australia   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   - 14

Rankings :
Publications 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
THE-QS World University Rankings(2004 � 2009) 161 166 232 264 291 326 320
Academic Ranking of World Universities 302-403 401-500 401-500 403-510 303-401 303-401 401-500

Rankings :
Discipline National Academic Ranking. National Survey Ranking.
Arts & Humanities 12 12
Business & Economics 27 20
Education 24 17
Engineering 21 15
Law 12 12
Medicine 12 11
Science 9 11

Research Institutions : Residential Colleges
Residential College Est. Location Students Mascot Colours
Christ College 1846 Sandy Bay 160 Black Pigs Black Gold Blue      
Jane Franklin Hall 1950 South Hobart 200 Raiders Red White Black      
St. John Fisher College 1963 Sandy Bay 100 Hellfish Blue White    
University Apartments 2004 Sandy Bay 173
Hytten Hall (closed in 1980) 1959 Sandy Bay
Leprena Hall 1985 Newnham 170
Kerslake Hall 1970 Newnham 107
Investigator Hall
Endeavour Hall 1979 Beauty Point 112

AU Universities in Australia

Australian Capital TerritoryAustralian Defence Force Academy (UNSW accredited degrees) * Australian National University * University of Canberra |
New South WalesCharles Sturt University * Macquarie University * University of Newcastle * University of New England * University of New South Wales * Southern Cross University * University of Sydney * University of Technology, Sydney * University of Western Sydney * University of Wollongong |
Northern TerritoryCharles Darwin University
QueenslandBond University * Central Queensland University * Griffith University * James Cook University * University of Queensland * Queensland University of Technology * University of Southern Queensland * University of the Sunshine Coast |
South AustraliaUniversity of Adelaide * University of South Australia * Flinders University * Heinz College, Australia * UCL, Australia * Cranfield University, Australia * |
TasmaniaUniversity of Tasmania |
VictoriaUniversity of Ballarat * Deakin University * La Trobe University * University of Melbourne * Monash University * Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology * Swinburne University of Technology * Victoria University |
Western AustraliaCurtin University * Edith Cowan University * Murdoch University * University of Western Australia |
NationalAustralian Catholic University * University of Notre Dame, Australia |

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