Public invited to spin out at USC wheelchair basketball workshop
23 August - USC researchers are helping turn the concept of ‘inclusion’ on its head in a new program that invites able-bodied individuals to try their hands at wheelchair basketball.
USC student gets arty as Horizon Festival intern
23 August - USC student Bridgette Wiechelt is helping to coordinate an event mixing slam poetry, light projections, music and wearable art – and broadening her career horizons at the same time.
When the Bullin shrieked: Aboriginal memories of volcanic eruptions thousands of years ago
22 August - Other than it had a fearful shriek, guaranteed to put the fear of God into anyone who heard it, history appears silent about the nature of the bird that Aboriginal Australians once named “bullin”. Yet its shriek portended danger...
Student outlines lobster findings at Spanish showcase
22 August - A University of the Sunshine Coast PhD student has told an international conference how her research identified a gene in the Eastern Spiny Lobster that could be the key to manipulating the sex of the commercially popular crustacean.
USC high-flyer is Law Student of the Year finalist
21 August - A high-achieving USC student from Buderim has been named a finalist in the Law Student of the Year category of the annual Australian Law Awards.
UPDATE: Planned burn of habitat on USC campus
21 August - A prescribed burn of a section of the University of the Sunshine Coast’s compensatory habitat site is planned for Wednesday 23 August, weather permitting.
Fun and festivities for USC’s Diversity Week
18 August - The USC campus at Sippy Downs will be abuzz with colourful community events as it celebrates Diversity Week 2017 from Monday 21 August.
USC research into baby sleep routines to save lives
16 August - USC research team is conducting one of the largest studies ever into sudden and unexpected infant deaths in Queensland.
USC-CSIRO Fellow seeks to solve toxic spills
16 August - A new USC researcher has been awarded a three-year CSIRO Future Science Fellowship to explore the use of synthetic biology to develop multicellular organisms capable of detecting toxic spills in aquatic environments.
Creative excellence on show at USC Art Gallery
15 August - A stunning collection of visual art by secondary school students from across the North Coast education region (south zone) will open at USC Art Gallery on Thursday 24 August at 6.30pm.
USC a finalist in national sustainability awards
14 August - USC has been named one of 35 finalists in the 2017 Green Gown Awards Australasia for its ongoing efforts to make the 100-hectare Sippy Downs campus as sustainable as possible.
Whale talks add depth to Ocean Festival events
11 August - Whale and dolphin conservation and the value of eco-tourism will be the key themes as USC presents a series of free public talks in association with the Hervey Bay Ocean Festival.
Exciting events planned for Science Week at USC
11 August - School students will experience what it’s like to be scientists and roboticists next week as USC stages a range of exciting events to celebrate National Science Week.
Clinical trial for rapid detection of the flu
10 August - With the flu season in full swing this winter, USC’s Clinical Trials Centre is working with doctors at Buddina and Morayfield to conduct a trial of a new rapid detection device for Influenza A and B.
Reward or punishment: finding the best match for your child's personality
9 August - One of the more frustrating assumptions in the mix of modern parenting advice is the “tabula rasa” idea that all kids are born as identical clean slates. I suspect the increase in this attitude is partly due to th...
USC on a good wicket with impressive cricket oval
9 August - USC has put more runs on the board as a high-performance sporting hub with the completion of a cricket facility worth $267,000.
As local networks retreat, Netflix is filling the gap in teen TV
8 August - With storylines that encompass stalking, eating disorders, rape and suicide, Netflix dramas To the Bone and 13 Reasons Why have been accused of being harmful to their target audience: teenagers. Mental health advocates, psychologists and journalists have claimed these show...
USC community to give back on G-Day
8 August - A USC student who has been able to continue his studies thanks to the generosity of others is encouraging people to dig deep for the University’s annual giving day on Thursday 10 August.
Queensland Governor installs new USC Chancellor
8 August - The Governor of Queensland, Paul de Jersey AC, has installed Air Chief Marshal Sir Angus Houston AK, AFC (Ret’d) as the University of the Sunshine Coast’s new Chancellor.