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UQ’s Centre for Coal Seam Gas and the Challenges of Scientific Integrity

November 14th, 2011 · No Comments · Posts

We have a very fine university in our backyard, with many outstanding scientists and talented students.  The University of Queensland has earned its reputation through quality, and the recent resignation of its two top leaders will not greatly alter the view we have of UQ’s accomplishments.  But these events should cause the university to go […]

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Does mining distort the economy? Electrician jobs in Queensland, May 31 2010

May 31st, 2010 · 1 Comment · Posts

Given the current furore over the super-profit tax, and claims by the miners that we risk the country’s economic well-being if a tax of this type is introduced, we should also ask what effects the mining industry imposes on the rest of the economy.  There are many ways this can be assessed.  The classic “Dutch […]

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