Robot lizard mimics best moves for all terrain31 Mar
While a Mars rover can explore where no person has gone before, a smaller robot at the University of the Sunshine Coast in Australia could climb to new heights by mimicking the movements of a lizard.
Passion for Moreton Bay region leads to civil engineering study29 Mar
Having grown up in Caboolture, Lincoln Nass holds such a deep appreciation for Moreton Bay that he plans to channel his engineering studies at USC into improving the region.
Clinical trial of new treatment for lymphoedema24 Mar
USC Clinical Trials will soon start a clinical trial for an investigational new medication to treat lymphoedema in patients who have previously had breast cancer.
Passion for environment reverberates through graduate career23 Mar
When surf lifesaver Jessica Appel decided to pursue Environmental Science as a degree and a career, the USC graduate was listening to her heart.
‘Chatterbox’ artist inspires USC Design students22 Mar
A 3m-tall interactive installation co-created by new USC Lecturer in Design David Harris is setting tongues wagging – and ears listening – at Brisbane’s South Bank.
Never too early, never too late to study22 Mar
A 45-year-old Biomedical Science student who “always wanted to go to university and always had an interest in medicine” has been joined on USC’s Moreton Bay campus this year by her 16-year-old daughter.
USC to finally fly flag for Queensland in the UBL19 Mar
USC will be the only Queensland university competing in the inaugural national University Basketball League (UBL) tournament that will begin in April after a year-long postponement due to COVID-19.
Aspiring scientist sails the seas in search of birds19 Mar
USC Animal Ecology student Bianca Keys has completed a voyage of a lifetime, helping to map the abundance and distribution of seabirds in the North Tasman and South Coral seas.
Healthy ageing research has global potential17 Mar
USC’s increased research focus on healthy ageing could help the Sunshine Coast region become a key test environment for strategies that improve the lives of elderly people around the world.
Research shows impact of COVID-related waste17 Mar
Images of a sea lion playing with a face mask in the Galapagos Islands and of a dead sea turtle found off Queensland with a mask in its gut will be entered into an archaeological record of the environmental impact of COVID-19.
Teachers shine research focus on regional issues16 Mar
PhD candidate Amelia Olsen is determined to help improve outcomes for regional, rural and remote school students across Australia by identifying key strategies used by school principals.
Jazmin plans to turn love of writing into many careers11 Mar
Novelist, publisher and editor are just some of the career goals that aspiring young Gympie writer Jazmin Benkendorff has set her sights on achieving with the help of a Creative Industries degree from USC.
USC-led study finds ways to help veterans into jobs9 Mar
Australian military veterans face difficulties adjusting to civilian workplaces even when they don’t have physical or psychological support needs, according to new research led by USC in conjunction with UNSW Canberra at the Australian Defence Force Academy.
Study seeks Australians’ views on COVID vaccines9 Mar
As Australia rolls out COVID-19 vaccines, psychology researchers at USC Australia are inviting the public to share their views on how they feel about receiving them or not.
Moreton Bay Regional Council awards scholarships5 Mar
Eight school leavers starting degrees at USC’s Moreton Bay campus this semester have received Moreton Bay Regional Council Scholarships worth $8,000 for each year of study.
Weightlifting USC student raises the bar for equity4 Mar
Yolandie Weir is a shining example of both USC’s High Performance Student Athlete (HPSA) program and the 2021 International Women’s Day theme of “Choose to Challenge”.
Moreton Bay duo makes the cut for medical study1 Mar
Two aspiring doctors from Moreton Bay are thrilled to have been accepted into USC’s Bachelor of Medical Science, among this year’s intake of just 20 students.
Study finds surprising sex change secrets of giant grouper1 Mar
USC researchers say new findings about the sex-changing behaviour of the giant grouper could provide vital insights into captive breeding and help to protect vulnerable wild stocks.