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Take a dive deep into underwater life with leading ecologists
1 Feb 2022

A free online course featuring global leaders in marine and animal research is being offered internationally to people wanting to explore the ecology and conservation of underwater life.

USC's women's basketball coach Warwick Wilson with student Taisha White
New USC basketball coach plans tough playing style
27 Jan 2022

A more physical style of play is in store for opponents of the University of the Sunshine Coast’s women’s team when the University Basketball League (UBL) season begins in March.

Dr Daniel James
MBA helps physics academic make a musical COVID pivot
26 Jan 2022

Equipped with a love of stringed instruments and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of the Sunshine Coast, Dr Daniel James has orchestrated a mid-pandemic career change.

Researchers hit the beach in search of insights into bird health
24 Jan 2022

While the beach is always a popular place for university students during summer, for some it has been more about research than recreation.

USC academic Kate Kirby
Historian delves into Coast’s sporting heritage
20 Jan 2022

A University of the Sunshine Coast researcher who is investigating the Sunshine Coast’s sporting history hopes her work will also shed light on other important aspects of the region’s past.

International students at a recent USC Orientation event
International students to return to USC
19 Jan 2022

The University of the Sunshine Coast is celebrating the imminent return of international students to its campuses across South East Queensland and the Wide Bay Burnett region.

Swimwear designer draws the line at fishing waste
18 Jan 2022

Animal Ecology graduate El Pierce, who expanded her passion for the marine environment to designing swimwear made from recycled fishing nets, is a finalist in a national competition for aspiring young female entrepreneurs.

road construction
Research paves way for more sustainable roads
13 Jan 2022

New research by the University of the Sunshine Coast could enable wider use of plastic recycling technology to reduce carbon emissions in road construction across the globe.

USC opens high-tech lab to improve urban areas
12 Jan 2022

A new laboratory at the University of the Sunshine Coast is packed with equipment that will help town planners design urban environments that are more comfortable to live in.

Erosion of Noosa's Main Beach by big seas whipped up by Tropical Cyclone Oma, February 2019.
Coastal erosion may force retreat from the sea
12 Jan 2022

Giving up land to the sea needs to be one of the options considered for responding to serious erosion events along our coastline, says a University of the Sunshine Coast researcher.