Of Sultans and Spice20 Dec 2022
Empires once waged war for a taste of Ternate's prized spices. Centuries later, UniSC is helping bring the flavours of the small Indonesian island back to the world.
Social media and eating disorders: a dangerous two-way street20 Dec 2022
The influence of social media on the risk and development of eating disorders is well-documented – but does this go both ways?
UniSC student lands ‘dream’ Dolphins job15 Dec 2022
With their inaugural NRL season fast-approaching, The Dolphins have signed another promising young talent – but not one you’ll see on the field any time soon. University of the Sunshine Coast Bachelor of Sports Studies student Jayden Mitchell will be suiting up for The Dolphins sales department, after impressing the club during his work placement.
Is it OK to prank your kids? Do they get it? And where’s the line?15 Dec 2022
Pranking can spectacularly backfire, especially if the intention is to humiliate the prankee, UniSC psychology lecturer Dr Rachael Sharman writes for The Conversation
Queensland shootings highlight increase in anti-police sentiment around the world14 Dec 2022
Attacks on police are increasing both domestically and globally, which may be a result of growing civil unrest that has been exacerbated by COVID restrictions and lockdowns, according to University of the Sunshine Coast criminology researchers.
How to protect children's mental health when separating14 Dec 2022
Couples who have decided to separate are putting on a happy face to perform their final Christmas as an intact family, with January known by family court lawyers as “divorce month” for this very reason.
35 UniSC experts available for hot topics of summer13 Dec 2022
As temperatures heat up in the Christmas lead-up, academics from the University of the Sunshine Coast are on hand with the latest research and evidence-based opinions for hot news topics.
Videographer applies research lens to marine encounters12 Dec 2022
Her underwater encounters with marine life are viral sensations that put the global spotlight on the need to protect Australia’s Great Barrier Reef – and now University of the Sunshine Coast graduate Jacinta Shackleton hopes her research can do the same.
UniSC celebrates its amazing achievers and rising stars1 Dec 2022
International best-selling crime writer Candice Fox and Dr Brad Stefanovic, a major executive in the fast-paced world of biotech research and development in New York, share a special connection.
Novel brain imaging study seeks answers to chronic fatigue mystery30 Nov 2022
Vibrant and full of energy, occupational rehabilitation consultant Nadia was living her best life - until the fatigue took hold.
Kangaroo gait research attracts $434k in ARC funding25 Nov 2022
A study to understand more about how kangaroos move has attracted major funding to the University of the Sunshine Coast.
Katie's first year of a career in teaching24 Nov 2022
Katie Charlton shares her journey from studying a Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Education (Secondary) at UniSC, to her first year in her career as a teacher.
Immersed in industry with a Computer Science degree24 Nov 2022
Jeshin Chetty-Sardar, Bachelor of Computer Science student, shares his story about completing a work placement with DELL while studying at UniSC.
The unscripted life of a paramedicine graduate24 Nov 2022
Craig Maunder, Bachelor of Paramedicine graduate, shares his journey as a Paramedic with NSW Ambulance after finishing his studies with UniSC.
Beecroft takes UniSC’s top sporting honour22 Nov 2022
Spartans swimming star Emily Beecroft has been named the University of the Sunshine Coast’s Sportsperson of the Year following a remarkable year in the pool.
Healthy ageing can be addressed at any age, forum experts say22 Nov 2022
Don’t wait for a decline in wellbeing before thinking about healthy ageing, says the organiser of this Friday’s Healthy Ageing Forum, who encourages adults of all ages to attend.
Walking past the pain21 Nov 2022
How UniSC researchers are working with patients to find a solution for a painful leg condition.
UniSC neuroscientist recognised as role model18 Nov 2022
Dr Sophie Andrews has been recognised as one of Australia’s leading lights for women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) for her work leading the Healthy Brain Ageing Research Program at UniSC’s Thompson Institute.
Preparing for a heating future in the Sunshine State18 Nov 2022
As the climate warms and heatwaves become more frequent and intense, our planning and building regulations need to be fit-for-purpose for the risks we face now and into the future.
Regions are vital in shaping Universities Accord17 Nov 2022
It is critical that the Federal Government’s new Universities Accord addresses the challenges and untapped opportunities for regional universities, says University of the Sunshine Coast Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Helen Bartlett.
Arts degree leads to dream job in the Great Sandy Strait Biosphere Reserve17 Nov 2022
Bridget Gardner, Bachelor of Arts graduate, shares her journey after finishing her studies with UniSC.
Scholarship comes at right time to help mother continue university dream16 Nov 2022
A tragic family loss and financial hardship almost derailed Kristie Loweke’s plans to become a teacher.
15 ways to reforest the planet: UniSC research14 Nov 2022
International scientists are calling for a ‘decade of global action’ to reforest the planet, following the overnight publication of a themed international journal led by researchers from Australia’s University of the Sunshine Coast.
Insect DNA barcoding results delight UniSC entomologist14 Nov 2022
Insect DNA barcoding results to be released publicly today show exciting progress in the tri-state Insect Investigators project, coordinated across regional Queensland by a UniSC entomologist.
Photo finish: UniSC triathlete wins gold… in wildlife photography10 Nov 2022
Lucy Bowden's stunning photo of a black swan wins 2022 Gerard Mills Prize for Wildlife Photography
World solutions could be found in Aussie bog9 Nov 2022
Solutions to some of the world’s biggest problems could lie in the boggy backblocks of Australia’s East Coast, according to University of the Sunshine Coast researchers.
Clinical trial to assess potential needle-free vaccination for COVID-199 Nov 2022
The University of the Sunshine Coast will soon begin a trial assessing Australian biotechnology company, Vaxxas’ high-density microarray patch (HD-MAP) and an investigational COVID-19 vaccine.
Student satisfaction at UniSC shines in guide8 Nov 2022
Some of the country’s highest student satisfaction levels have led to the University of the Sunshine Coast topping Queensland across multiple categories in the Good Universities Guide.
Solving data dilemmas: Moreton Bay students take home top prize8 Nov 2022
Two groups of UniSC Moreton Bay students have won national awards for their creative solutions to some of the problems facing Australia’s freight industry as part of the annual GovHack competition.
Health economics research puts dollar value on cancer survival8 Nov 2022
New University of the Sunshine Coast-led research has for the first time estimated the healthcare costs of Queenslanders who survived cancers in the 20 years to 2016.