Research offers hope to reforest tropical islands15 Jul
Successful milestones in a $3million reforestation project in the Philippines indicate it could be adopted by low-income farming communities in degraded tropical environments across the globe, according to a USC researcher.
Cost-benefit analysis needed for ‘greening’ of aged care facilities14 Jul
A proposal to plant more trees to help Australia’s ageing population cope with a warmer climate will require a comprehensive cost-benefit analysis to get the green light from commercial aged care providers, USC research has found.
Mental health app helping Coast through COVID13 Jul
A free digital platform that curates mental health and suicide prevention services on the Sunshine Coast has proven its worth in recent months, with the service accessed almost 1,000 times since COVID-19 restrictions were put in place.
USC joins $9m global sustainability research program9 Jul
USC researchers on the Sunshine Coast and in Sweden are taking part in an A$9.2million international program to transform communication of environmental and sustainability issues, such as climate change.
Graduate making a mark on Moreton Bay region9 Jul
Straight out of university, urban designer Mitch Tilly of Bribie Island is excited to already be helping influence and shape the future of the rapidly growing Moreton Bay region.
Book to shed new light on boys’ behaviour8 Jul
Forget ‘snakes and snails and puppy dog tails’ – it’s time to delve deeper into what boys are really made of to better understand and respond to their behaviour, according to a USC expert in children’s brain development.
Graduate thrives in respiratory science career7 Jul
Completing clinical placements and paid work at hospitals from Nambour to Robina has sparked an exciting career for USC Biomedical Science graduate Zoe Presley, who is now a senior respiratory scientist at the Gold Coast University Hospital.
New research centre to harness strengths across cultures6 Jul
Australians may be facing restrictions on travel, but the opportunity to learn from all cultures is already on our doorstep, say the leaders of a new research group at USC Australia.
Top psychology graduates ready for job ahead3 Jul
With the Australian Government declaring the study of psychology a national priority and mental health becoming a key focus as the country recovers from the impacts of COVID-19, two talented USC Sunshine Coast graduates have stepped forward at the right time.
Free lecture focuses on new tech in art world2 Jul
New technologies that are being embraced by artists around the world are highlighted in a free online “mini lecture” developed to inform the Moreton Bay community.
Design students’ work wows tourists in South Africa30 Jun
A fascinating permanent exhibition by USC Design students that adorns the walls of remote Mata Mata Camp in South Africa has so impressed South African National Parks (SANParks) that the organisation will now publish it in book form.
OT graduate helped people of South Pacific nation29 Jun
A work placement in Vanuatu while at university has given new Redcliffe occupational therapist Chelsea-Maree Campbell an even wider understanding of community health care.
Birthing presentation to restart seminar series26 Jun
A USC midwifery expert will deliver the first presentation of the Sunshine Coast Health Institute (SCHI) Seminar Series since the series was interrupted in March by COVID-19 lockdowns.
Quick-thinking students find cancer support solution25 Jun
Two USC Occupational Therapy students have refused to let the coronavirus pandemic derail their final university placement by quickly creating an online alternative to assist people with cancer stay connected and active in self-isolation.