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Sunshine Coast Senior Lecturer in Law Dr Timothy Peters
Speculative fiction reveals deep truths of legal system
23 Dec 2021

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 University of the Sunshine Coast Senior Lecturer in Law Dr Timothy Peters.

Ironman awarded Sport Australia scholarship
23 Dec 2021

University of the Sunshine Coast student athlete Hayden Cotter has been awarded a prestigious Sport Australia Hall of Fame Scholarship for 2022.

What to expect from a La Niña summer
21 Dec 2021

School’s out, the borders are re-opening and many of us are looking forward to hitting the road to visit friends and family, days at the beach and exploring the great outdoors – but is La Niña going to play nice?

How children's minds 'light up' at Christmas
21 Dec 2021

While adult Australians ponder the big questions of the 2021 festive season such as how far families can travel and whether rain will ruin gatherings, many young children are firmly focused on one big moment – the overnight visit by Santa Claus.

Tania Wiesmayr-Freeman
Dietitian wins big at 2021 Sydney Royal Fine Food Show
15 Dec 2021

A University of the Sunshine Coast nutrition academic’s fermented food and drinks have won a swag of awards at one of the country’s top fine food competitions.

clinical trials
Clinical trial of potential treatments for abnormal blood lipid levels
14 Dec 2021

USC Clinical Trials is partnering with Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals to assess potential new treatments for abnormal blood lipids.

Graduate Ash Harrison
Graduate works to stop crime via cyber forensics
14 Dec 2021

A University of the Sunshine Coast graduate who gained a medal for her scientific skills and academic achievement is now working to help the community as a digital forensics officer for a national government agency.

USC part of global efforts to tackle obesity in Pacific Island children
14 Dec 2021

The University of the Sunshine Coast is part of a global network working to boost food provision and nutrition education in Pacific Island nations, where obesity rates are among the highest in the world.

Scholarships for new students to study at Fraser Coast, Gympie
8 Dec 2021

Scholarship incentives of up to $60,000 are set to bring new students to Fraser Coast and Gympie to study at the University of the Sunshine Coast’s regional campuses next year.

Holly Lubcke - USC High Performance Student Athlete
USC to host Cycle Sunshine Coast time trial
8 Dec 2021

The University of the Sunshine Coast is gearing up to play a key role in a major cycling festival that will bring many of Australia’s top riders to the region in mid-December.

Graduate Lauren Tasker
Outdoor adventure leads to new career for Lauren
8 Dec 2021

An Arana Hills swimming teacher and former national-level figure skater is turning her love of outdoor adventure into a career with a Bachelor of Recreation and Outdoor Environmental Studies from USC.

USC  Moreton Bay Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering Dr Charith Rathnayaka
Liquid marble modelling could be key to carbon capture and storage
8 Dec 2021

A University of the Sunshine Coast researcher is leading a collaborative advanced computer modelling project that could make carbon capture and storage more viable and revolutionise drug delivery.

2021 Outstanding Alumni Award winners announced
2 Dec 2021

A physiotherapist who specialises in helping people recover from strokes and the leader of a national provider of laundry and shower services for the homeless have been named USC’s Outstanding Alumni for 2021.

composer and sound designer Dr Leah Barclay
National art music prize for sounds of the wild series
2 Dec 2021

An innovative University of the Sunshine Coast project that features sounds of Sunshine Coast environments received national recognition at the recent 2021 Art Music Awards.

Alliance for Suicide Prevention – Sunshine Coast launch
Alliance for Suicide Prevention wins national award
2 Dec 2021

An initiative bringing people together to address the region’s high rate of suicide has been recognised for community impact with a national award.