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Tasmania’s first Professor of English celebrated
He was Tasmania’s first Professor of English, but William Henry Williams was also the only lecturer in the subject for the first three decades of the University’s life.Williams was one of just three academics hired as the entire teaching staff…
More than 100,000 tourists will head to Antarctica this summer. Should we worry about damage to the ice and its ecosystems?
As the summer sun finally arrives for people in the Southern Hemisphere, more than 100,000 tourists will head for the ice. Travelling on one of more than 50 cruise ships, they will brave the two-day trip across the notoriously rough Drake Passage…
Spotlight on Associate Professor Jeffrey McGee
Jeffrey McGee is an Associate Professor in Climate Change, Marine and Antarctic Lawwith the College of Arts, Law and Education at the University of Tasmania.What inspires you about teaching and interacting with students in Law? Associate Professor…
Professor honoured for life's work to give a voice to people with disabilities
A Professor from the University of Tasmania has been elected as a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia for her work in the field of disability and wellbeing.Professor Monica Cuskelly has recently moved from the University’s…