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Congratulations Dr Dale Mitchell
UniSC researcher, Dr Dale Mitchell has won the 2022 Julien Mezey dissertation prize, awarded by the Association for the Study of Law, Culture and the Humanities. He has also received an honorary mention from the LLHAA for his paper It’s Law: Towards a Form of the Cultural Legal which is forthcoming.
Virtual child sexual abuse material can be used to disguise real abuse
Whether people prepare for natural disasters depends on how the message is sent
Research highlights the importance of governments finding better ways to deliver important messages, if they are to ensure communities remain resilient in the face of worsening natural disasters.
Read more in The Conversation.
Pro-speeding content higher in speeders
USC’s Road Safety Research Collaboration Unit has confirmed the link between social media, mass media and an influence on risk-taking behaviour in new research showing exposure to content promoting speeding on social media and mass media was higher in speeders compared to non-speeders.
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UniSC campuses feature modern learning facilities and specialist simulated environments including a near replica of a real courtroom, called the moot court. Strong connections to industry give students clinic experience helping real clients in the community.
Speculative fiction reveals deep truths of legal system
Movie audiences are often exposed to the deeper aspects of the modern legal system as they enjoy fantastic tales about superheroes and arch-villains says Senior Lecturer in Law, Dr Timothy Peters.
UniSC graduate elected to lead law association
UniSC graduate Jessica Popple has been appointed president of the Sunshine Coast Law Association (SCLA), the first member of UniSC’s Law alumni to lead the association.
Award for research mitigating risks from extreme heat
Doctoral student and town planner, Ryan McNeilly Smith has received a Planning Institute of Australia Award for Excellence for research investigating how urban design can mitigate health risks from extreme heat.