USC graduate rewarded for teaching excellence27 November 2014
Becoming a finalist in the recent Queensland College of Teachers Excellence Awards has put local high school teacher Ashleigh Kahler into a class of her own.
New inductees for Coast's Sports Hall of Fame26 November 2014
The Sunshine Coast Sports Hall of Fame will welcome two new members at a special induction ceremony at the University of the Sunshine Coast on Thursday 27 November.
Research provides insights into koala chlamydia origin25 November 2014
The latest findings on a possible genetic link between chlamydial infections in koalas and in livestock will be presented at the two-day 2014 Australian Chlamydia Conference at USC starting Wednesday 26 November.
USC hires clever canine for koala ecology research24 November 2014
USC has just hired its first four-legged employee — Maya, Australia’s only koala poo (scat) detection dog, will work alongside USC academics on koala research and conservation projects and will be used to help teach the new Bachelor of Animal Ecology degree.
Antarctic expeditioner says science is very cool24 November 2014
A USC scientist will tour local schools to show students the Snowsailer, a futuristic looking, eco-friendly snow vehicle that he will travel in on his next Antarctic adventure.
Road safety researcher wins national award24 November 2014
A USC expert in young novice driver road safety has won a highly-competitive national award worth almost $310,000 over four years.
Options event for prospective students at USC Gympie21 November 2014
People considering studying at the University of the Sunshine Coast’s Gympie campus have been invited to attend a special Options Evening on Wednesday 3 December.
USC to host Australian Chlamydia Conference21 November 2014
International leaders in human and animal chlamydia research will be among the speakers at the biennial Australian Chlamydia Conference to be held, for the first time, at USC on 26 and 27 November.
Local artists on show at USC Gallery20 November 2014
Nationally recognised Sunshine Coast artists Glen Manning and Kathy Daly from The Niche Art will present an exhibition called Intersection Interaction at the University of the Sunshine Coast Gallery, opening Friday 28 November at 6.30pm.
Sunshine Coast ripe for enabling entrepreneurs20 November 2014
With G20 leaders hailing entrepreneurship as a means to growth, increased living standards and youth employment, a USC academic is confident the Sunshine Coast has what it takes to become a national leader in enabling innovators.
USC to celebrate Resources Building opening19 November 2014
USC will celebrate the opening of its second new building for 2014 on Thursday 20 November as it gears up for strong future growth.
Sleep apps research shows gain is worth the pain18 November 2014
Research at USC into the effectiveness of smartphone apps that are designed to help people sleep has turned up some surprising results.
Dane of Dicky Beach has designs on creative career17 November 2014
Almost 300 people were on hand to see Dane Falkstrom win two major awards at the recent opening of #[TRENDING], an exhibition of works by USC design students at USC Gallery.
Tomato farmer nurses new ambition at USC14 November 2014
A tomato farmer and former hotelier who decided to try university for the first time at age 50 is revelling in his first year of a Nursing Science degree at USC.
Numbers are in for USC Accounting graduates13 November 2014
Strong business and industry links have helped put USC’s Accounting graduates among the best in Australia for job success.
Rugby concussion stories wanted by USC13 November 2014
A team of researchers at USC is investigating how concussion in rugby union players is identified, prevented and treated by people in different roles within the popular sporting code.
USC presents talks about sport and wellbeing12 November 2014
A special presentation on Thursday 13 November about nutrition for athletes will kick off a series of public talks by USC researchers about sport, health and wellbeing.
Funding boost for groundbreaking USC research12 November 2014
Senior academics from USC are collaborating on research projects that have received almost $890,000 in the latest round of major grants from the Australian Research Council.
Research into how Men’s Sheds boost male health12 November 2014
USC researchers are taking a close look at how getting men together socially to work on a variety of projects is paying handsome dividends for their health.
USC’s waste reduction earns prestigious award12 November 2014
USC has received national recognition for its innovative waste management system, which has led to a 75 percent reduction in throwaway waste.
Air traffic controller becomes outback teacher11 November 2014
For USC graduate Gillian Gardiner, teaching in the outback town of Cloncurry is a long way from the coast, but even further away from her previous career as an air traffic controller.
App helps people assess property projects10 November 2014
A free iPhone application developed by USC aims to help people assess what they should be paying for land or what profit they might make from a property development.
USC-led research team finds lost burial grounds9 November 2014
A team of scientists from the University of the Sunshine Coast and the University of Massachusetts in Boston, USA, has located what is believed to be three, century-old Aboriginal burial grounds on Fraser Island.
Competition unearths junior scientists on the rise6 November 2014
The next generation of junior scientists received a $4,000 boost to their future studies recently at the annual USC 2014 Science Research Awards.
Blake earns back-to-back sports awards at USC6 November 2014
World champion swimmer and Paralympic gold medallist Blake Cochrane has become the first back-to-back winner of the USC Sportsperson of the Year trophy.
Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie to speak at USC6 November 2014
Queensland Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Jarrod Bleijie will be guest speaker at a Languages Education Forum to be held at USC on Wednesday 19 November.
Noosa pupil wins first USC ‘Rise, and Shine’ award6 November 2014
A Noosa Pengari Steiner School Year 10 student has won the University of the Sunshine Coast’s first ‘Rise, and Shine’ award to fast-track his future career.
Conference to shine light on Coast’s future5 November 2014
Strategies on how Sunshine Coast organisations can collaborate for the greater good will be presented at the Sunshine Coast Futures Conference at USC on Friday 7 November.
Gold medallist to present USC sports awards5 November 2014
One of Australia’s highest-flying athletes, pole vaulter Alana Boyd, will be guest speaker at USC's annual Sports Awards Ceremony on Thursday 6 November.
Students show what’s #[TRENDING] at Gallery5 November 2014
An exciting exhibition of graphic design, animation, magazine layouts, web sites, digital prints, e-media and illustration by USC students will open at the USC Gallery on Thursday 6 November.
Grant success to help fight blindness in koalas5 November 2014
USC microbiologists have earned a highly competitive Discovery Project grant of almost $460,000 from the Australian Research Council for their study into how chlamydia causes blindness in koalas.