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A force of inspiration
20 Sep

A Para Sports Hub has been announced at the University of the Sunshine Coast – and the potential for athletes ahead of the 2032 Games is enormous.

Dugongs and turtles are starving to death in Queensland seas – and La Niña’s floods are to blame
19 Sep

UniSC Associate Professor Kathy Townsend tells the The Conversation sediment from huge rains and floods is smothering the seagrass turtles and dugongs rely on.

Global design studio ready to put down roots at UniSC
16 Sep

A virtual reality studio is putting down roots at UniSC in a pioneering industry partnership.

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Healthy volunteers wanted for clinical trial of potential new vaccine for dengue fever
15 Sep

UniSC Clinical Trials will soon start a phase two trial of a potential new vaccine for dengue fever.

Inside the mind of a sceptic: the ‘mental gymnastics’ of climate change denial
14 Sep

Climate change is upon us, and scepticism is rapidly becoming a topic for historians, not futurists.

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National Para Sports Hub celebrated as Burkett steps down
14 Sep

One of the most well-loved names in para sports will today announce his retirement at UniSC, while launching a sporting legacy for athletes to come.

UniSC shines in guide with 5-star ratings, employment outcomes
13 Sep

After emerging as Queensland’s top public university for student experience, the University of the Sunshine Coast continues to glow in the latest Good Universities Guide.

Campaign to help turtle rescue, rehabilitation and research
8 Sep

A UniSC-led proposal to establish a turtle rescue, rehabilitation and research centre in the Wide Bay region is gaining momentum, as fears grow that hundreds of turtles are in danger of starving to death in coming months.

Power to make a difference remains in your hands
5 Sep

In a year where Queenslanders have faced flood, pandemic and cost-of-living pressures, this year’s University of the Sunshine Coast Giving Day (September 7) has a simple theme – ‘Make life better’.

Lessons to learn from previous triple La Niña threats
2 Sep

With regions such as the Fraser Coast and Gympie on alert for a rare third consecutive La Niña, University of the Sunshine Coast flood historian Dr Margaret Cook says there is much we can learn from previous events.

History suggests recycled water’s time has come
1 Sep

A battle is brewing in South-East Queensland over water, UniSC's Dr Margaret Cook co-writes for The Conversation.

La Niña looks set to return
30 Aug

Are we prepared? UniSC academics discuss the prospect of another summer of extreme rainfall for eastern Australia on the back of catastrophic flooding earlier this year.

Students rate UniSC Qld's top public uni, and nation's 'top two'
28 Aug

Students at the University of the Sunshine Coast have reported some of the country’s highest satisfaction levels – while endorsing the university’s approach to accessibility for all.

Changing Minds: How UniSC research could help shape the future of mental health – and vice versa
23 Aug

What will treating mental health look like in the future? Professor Daniel Hermens and Dr Colin Russo share their thoughts.

New discovery means diagnosis and support for people with rare gene anomaly
18 Aug

Genomics researchers have made a breakthrough discovery that could fast-track diagnosis and support for families affected by a rare genetic disorder.

Accessibility app idea by students tops tech contest
16 Aug

A startup idea for an online resource that rates hospitality venues on suitability for people with disabilities has topped the Techstars Sustainability Startup Weekend.

‘Brain fingerprinting’ of adolescents might be able to predict mental health problems down the line
15 Aug

New research could predict whether young people will develop mental health issues.

Dive into the latest science that's changing the future
12 Aug

National Science Week takes place from 13-21 August and at UniSC the focus is on science with impact – from a regional to a global scale.

UniSC to celebrate amazing alumni achievements
9 Aug

The search is on for the University of the Sunshine Coast’s most remarkable graduates.

Comm Games campaign starts and ends with gold for UniSC
8 Aug

The University of the Sunshine Coast is celebrating after a highly successful campaign at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, with 15 medal placings secured by the uni crew.

It’s Beyoncé’s world. We’re just living in it
5 Aug

The audience is in on Beyoncé’s world-building the same way we watch a film, UniSC's Dr Phoebe Macrossan writes for The Conversation.

Open Day returns to Sunshine Coast campus this Sunday
3 Aug

After a two-year COVID-enforced hiatus, Open Day is back at the University of the Sunshine Coast’s Sippy Downs campus this Sunday, giving prospective students the chance to find their futures.

Improve your endurance performance
1 Aug

High performance sports experts from UniSC's share endurace advice ahead of Sunshine Coast Marathon Festival.

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.