USC medallist on quest to improve health mindsets31 May 2021
A lightbulb moment during a first-year lecture at USC convinced Christie Warner of Gympie to switch degrees and embark on a new career path in health promotion.
Ocean warning: declining seabird breeding success raises climate concerns28 May 2021
The world’s largest database on seabird breeding success indicates long-term, hemisphere-scale changes in ocean health that require immediate action, according to a USC researcher.
Sharlea follows ‘call of destiny’ into health care26 May 2021
Inspiring USC graduate Sharlea Nicholson believes it is her life’s purpose to help improve the health status of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
Clinical trial of needle-free vaccine delivery technology26 May 2021
USC Clinical Trials is about to begin a study in collaboration with Australian biotechnology company Vaxxas, developers of a potential new needle-free vaccine delivery technology – the high-density microarray patch (HD-MAP).
USC students rescue sea turtle in trouble26 May 2021
A field trip by two USC PhD students turned into a rescue mission for a sick green sea turtle today in waters off Hervey Bay.
First Nations artist/elder earns doctorate from USC26 May 2021
An Aboriginal elder who grew up in Cherbourg has combined 40 years of dedication to art and education into a PhD – the first in her family.
Insect invasion expert wins Fulbright Scholarship to boost biosecurity25 May 2021
An insect invasion expert from USC Australia will soon travel to the United States on a prestigious Fulbright Future Scholarship to help boost biosecurity between the two countries.
Giving Day set to make positive impact25 May 2021
Whether they’re using koala-detecting dogs in conservation projects or disease-detecting MRI machines in mental health work, USC researchers will be able to boost their efforts as donations roll in for the University’s fifth annual Giving Day tomorrow, Wednesday 26 May.
Aspiring doctor seals pathway with perfect GPA24 May 2021
An occupational therapist who took a career break to have a family has used steely precision to achieve a perfect grade point average of 7 on her return to study, to become a doctor.
Giving Day to support mental health and conservation20 May 2021
An annual fundraising campaign across USC’s regions will help support more university students and assist researchers in making a positive impact on the world in areas from mental health to conservation.
Rock-climbing graduate reaches out to help20 May 2021
USC Occupational Therapy graduate Elli Pukallus of Dalby has refused to let a painful, lifelong lower limb condition keep her from participating in the sport of rock climbing or from gaining her degree.
Exhibition highlights significance of ‘country’19 May 2021
A stunning exhibition of art by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people from many Indigenous nations celebrating the concept of ‘country’ is now on show at the USC Art Gallery.
Bank manager gains Uni medal on path to medicine18 May 2021
An online story about a house painter who became a doctor provided former agribusiness manager Kasey Webb of Kin Kin with the inspiration she needed to enrol at USC as a pathway to studying medicine.
Graduate plans to use animal-assisted therapy to improve lives13 May 2021
Research to provide fresh insights into the benefits of animal-assisted therapy within the disability sector is the next career focus for new Fraser Coast graduate Caitlin Winen.
Passion for words leads Lexi to new career12 May 2021
A Gympie woman who set out after high school with a plan to ‘taste test’ as many different careers and experiences as possible is now working in a marketing role with a major automotive parts supplier after graduating from USC.
USC’s rugby league team to hold first home game11 May 2021
USC looks like it will be a force to be reckoned with after recently winning its first fixture in the Universities Rugby League Queensland (URLQ) competition.
Scientists assemble genome of the bloodwoods10 May 2021
A new eucalypt genome has been assembled and publicly released following a decade-long international collaboration involving 22 scientists, including USC's Associate Professor David Lee.
Academic to discuss book on women’s football at Brisbane Writers Festival7 May 2021
USC Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing Dr Lee McGowan will be a guest speaker at the Brisbane Writers Festival at the State Library of Queensland.
Clinical trial of new treatment for acute myeloid leukaemia7 May 2021
USC Clinical Trials will soon start a clinical trial to determine the safety and effectiveness of investigational medications to treat acute myeloid leukaemia in patients who have relapsed or are not responsive to standard treatment options.
Two jobs plus study pays off for new engineer5 May 2021
As a 14-year-old adjusting to Australia after moving from the small Pacific island of Niue, Douglas Tukutama had never pictured his future as an engineer.
Game Design graduates use wisdom to create Folly4 May 2021
Nine tech-minded USC graduates are taking their Game Design degrees to the next level with research projects that aim to capture the imaginations of interactive theatre audiences.