‘Huge regional opportunities’: UniSC partners with Comlink Australia on future of aged care27 Jan
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 Fame24 Jan
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 animals24 Jan
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
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 crabs19 Jan
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 it17 Jan
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 ibis16 Jan
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 Brisbane12 Jan
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 partnership10 Jan
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 miss9 Jan
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 extinction9 Jan
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 Australians6 Jan
Young Australians are increasingly turning to seaweed for its flavour, nutrient content, and health benefits, despite facing barriers to buying it.
Sports facility renamed UniSC Arena23 Dec 2022
The University of the Sunshine Coast has updated the name of its indoor sports facility to UniSC Arena.
UniSC offers Queensland's first degree in prosthetics and orthotics21 Dec 2022
The University of the Sunshine Coast has become the first Queensland university to offer prosthetics and orthotics as an undergraduate degree.
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?
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
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.
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 Charlton24 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.
Jeshin Chetty-Sardar24 Nov 2022
Jeshin Chetty-Sardar, Bachelor of Computer Science student, shares his story about completing a work placement with DELL while studying at UniSC.
Craig Maunder24 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.