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USC study to help older victims of scams
21 September - A USC study is looking for ways to help restore the confidence and trust of older Australians in online technology if they become victims of scams that target personal information.
Coach’s research uncovers elite football factors
4 May - A research project by USC academic and Kawana Football Club Premier League coach Scott McLean has helped determine which factors make an elite football side elite.
USC study asks drivers for ‘Fatal Five’ factors
29 April 2016 - What causes drivers to engage in the kinds of behaviours that lead to crashes? This is the question being asked by University of the Sunshine Coast researchers as they undertake a major new study into the reasons behind the ‘fatal five’ causes of road deaths – fatigue, drink and drug driving, speeding, not wearing seatbelts and driving while distracted.
USC research taking on the Death Star
2 March 2016 - Innovative risk assessment tools developed at the University of the Sunshine Coast have been applied in a galaxy far, far away.
Road users wanted to improve intersections
19 November 2015 - Local road users have been invited to help evaluate and refine intersection designs of the future by participating in an interactive workshop at the University of the Sunshine Coast on Tuesday 1 December.
USC to host accident prevention and research seminar
28 January 2015 - The latest research on how and why accidents happen and how to prevent them will be the focus of an all-day seminar hosted by the USC Accident Research centre (USCAR) on Tuesday 17 February.
Road safety researcher wins national award
24 November 2014 - A USC expert in young novice driver road safety has won a highly-competitive national award worth almost $310,000 over four years.
Rugby concussion stories wanted by USC
13 November 2014 - A team of researchers at USC is investigating how concussion in rugby union players is identified, prevented and treated by people in different roles within the popular sporting code.