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Researchers find adolescent cyberbullies also more likely to be victims – but that’s not all
20 Feb 2023

Early adolescents who engage in cyberbullying are more likely to become victims, according to new research from the University of the Sunshine Coast.

Mind Games: UniSC researchers explore how athletes’ beliefs affect their anxiety
31 Jan 2023

Can changing what athletes believe about their own thinking processes, affect their anxiety and performance?University of the Sunshine Coast researchers investigate.

Collaborative, community focus for new School of Health at UniSC
31 Jan 2023

As opportunities in the regional health sector continue to rise, The University of the Sunshine Coast has created a new School of Health bringing together all health and sport disciplines from Fraser Coast to Moreton Bay.

‘Huge regional opportunities’: UniSC partners with Comlink Australia on future of aged care
27 Jan 2023

Queenslanders now have more regional pathways to employment, thanks to a new partnership that will allow university students to stay in their home regions and earn while they learn.

Rugby league player inducted into Sports Hall of Fame
24 Jan 2023

National Rugby League Premiership winner and Queensland State of Origin winner Chris Flannery has been inducted into the Sunshine Coast Sports Hall of Fame.

Global short course to help protect earth’s animals
24 Jan 2023

A new short course is offering the chance to join a global online classroom for a deep dive into the amazing world of animals – and to better understand the impact we are having on their lives.

Can The Last of Us TV series finally break the bad video game adaptation curse?
19 Jan 2023

The Last of Us might be able to break the last three decades’ track record of disastrous adaptations.

Aggressive shrimps and surprising predators make life tough for spanner crabs
19 Jan 2023

For years, fishers have suspected sharks of stealing their spanner crab catch.

A tale of two cities: How we got the history of Calicut wrong and what we can learn from it
17 Jan 2023

The rise and fall of the ancient Indian port city of Calicut is a confusing, mysterious and tumultuous chapter in mankind’s history. That’s because it’s wrong according to UniSC researchers.

Study investigates the 'trashy' lives of white ibis
16 Jan 2023

Australia’s native white ibis is a bird with a bad reputation, now a research project in Moreton Bay is trying to better understand how the lives of ‘bin chickens.’

Investigational respiratory 3-in-one vaccine - clinical trial begins in Brisbane
12 Jan 2023

The University of the Sunshine Coast will lead trials in Brisbane for an investigational vaccine that could address three respiratory viruses in one.

UniSC gains a ‘twin’ as part of global capacity building partnership
10 Jan 2023

The University of the Sunshine Coast has formed a twinning partnership with Papua New Guinea’s newest university to help build its teaching and learning capacity through a collaborative work and cultural exchange.

4 creepy crawlies you’ll see more of this wet summer – and one iconic beetle you’ll probably miss
9 Jan 2023

Insects to keep an eye out for this summer and the mysterious decline of Australia's decorative December visitor. Erin Siostom writes for The Conversation.

Meet the eastern bristlebird: tragically under-appreciated, and one fire away from local extinction
9 Jan 2023

Could the decline of the eastern bristlebird be a canary in the coalmine for Australia's land management practices? Dominique Potvin writes for The Conversation.

Seaweed consumption among young Australians
6 Jan 2023

Young Australians are increasingly turning to seaweed for its flavour, nutrient content, and health benefits, despite facing barriers to buying it.