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July

All roads led back to Ramsay Street for a cul-de-sac of memory and nostalgia: a fitting Neighbours finale
29 Jul

It’s unlikely Australia will ever see another Neighbours, Dr Sarah Casey co-writes for The Conversation.

How a man in a monkey cage decided to save the planet...one tree at a time
29 Jul

Professor Andy Marshall admits his career in threatened ecosystems and tropical biodiversity had a cheeky beginning – when he lived in a monkey cage for a week at a zoo in England.

A dozen UniSC athletes on world stage this Saturday
29 Jul

An amazing 12 UniSC athletes will be in action in a single day at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham on Saturday, July 30.

From Charlene the mechanic to Australian TV’s first gay marriage: was Neighbours feminist?
28 Jul

Neighbours evolved to push boundaries around representations of gender, sexuality and feminism.

UniSC and NRL Dolphins back talents of Moreton Bay community
27 Jul

As the Dolphins take the leap into next year’s National Rugby League, the Moreton Bay region’s own university campus will be front and centre in a partnership combining education and sport.

Playing on good feelings: when ‘eudaimonic’ social media goes bad
22 Jul

Consider your next hit of a feel-good video of a rescued dog or giving those less fortunate money or food.

National awards for creative UniSC student innovators
22 Jul

They might be the new kids on the entrepreneurial block, but after a successful campaign at the Australian Championships, UniSC’s Enactus student team is setting its sights on next making it to the world stage.

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YES! The search is on for young sustainability heroes
19 Jul

Young innovators are being called on to help set the research agenda and create sustainable solutions to the some of the biggest challenges facing our planet through a new UniSC research initiative called YES.

It’s all about community for NAIDOC lifetime achievement award winner
13 Jul

Celebrating his heritage and the traditions of his people – and encouraging the wider community to do the same – is what drives Indigenous University of the Sunshine Coast engagement officer Les Raveneau.

Big rig drills next stage of Australia’s newest uni campus
11 Jul

The biggest and newest rotary drilling rig of its type in Australia has started boring 26 metres below ground, kicking off the second stage of expansion at the University of the Sunshine Coast’s Moreton Bay campus.

New creative project Beeyali is a call to look after Country and its endangered ecosystems
8 Jul

Listening to the environment allows us to understand the patterns of place and can help us better connect with Country and its ecosystems.

Pursuit of excellence drives UniSC athletes to Games
6 Jul

The University of the Sunshine Coast is cheering on a team of athletes and coaches heading for Birmingham to take on the world’s best at the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

National award for applying historical lens to flooding catastrophes
5 Jul

University of the Sunshine Coast flood historian Dr Margaret Cook has won an inaugural award for her “fearless” critique of the continuing damage done by prioritising development over river health and human safety.

Spider venom could be key to stopping devastating honeybee mite
4 Jul

A University of the Sunshine Coast researcher is investigating whether spider and scorpion venoms have the potential to save Australia’s honeybees from the invasive and deadly varroa mite parasite.

Gympie workshop to teach steps to reduce risk of falls
4 Jul

The University of the Sunshine Coast will hold a free falls prevention workshop for elderly Gympie residents and their family and friends, carers and those working in the disability and aged care sectors.

Lyndon Davis solo exhibition at USC Gallery. Photo Tricia King.
Indigenous exhibitions celebrate NAIDOC Week
4 Jul

How does the traditional Aboriginal art of the Sunshine Coast differ from that of other regions of Australia Acclaimed Coast artist Lyndon Davis, a direct descendant of the local Kabi Kabi people, offers his interpretations at the UniSC Art Gallery during NAIDOC Week this week.

Researcher challenging misconceptions about Indigenous issues in school
1 Jul

The national school curriculum is helping to perpetuate misconceptions about Indigenous issues, says an education researcher at the University of the Sunshine Coast (UniSC). Justine Grogan, a proud Wongaibon descendant and Associate Lecturer in Indigenous Studies in the School of Law and Society, is completing a PhD on how Indigenous studies are delivered and developed into the national school curriculum.