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USC researcher amazed at ‘Super Coral’ reef trip
7 December - A USC academic who specialises in using drones to map physical geography over land and sea is excited by his research observations after returning from a flagship 21-day expedition, ‘GBR Legacy Search for the Super Corals’.
Environmental Science offered at USC Fraser Coast
17 November - A USC degree that trains students to analyse the environment using drones and other cutting-edge technology will be offered through the University’s Fraser Coast campus next year.
Science student lands climate internship at CSIRO
4 October - When USC student Davide Di Mauro finishes his Environmental Science studies next month, he will step straight into the research laboratories of the CSIRO.
Drone research meets traditional knowledge
6 July - A USC researcher has been flying drones over a major river in Fiji as part of an innovative project that is combining conventional science with traditional ecological knowledge.
Marine turtles are not fussy nesters: USC study
27 February - USC research has uncovered a few surprises about the types of nesting sites selected by turtles on the northern part of the Sunshine Coast between Mudjimba and Noosa.
Drone mapping first for USC science students
10 January - Imagery from flying drones will be used in USC’s Environmental Science degree this year as students learn the latest methods of mapping the physical geography of the local area, from underwater seagrass banks to farmland.
Dr Karl to lead lively discussions at Woodford
20 December 2016 - Popular science commentator Dr Karl Kruszelnicki is teaming up with researchers from the University of the Sunshine Coast to deliver some lively discussions about life’s big questions at this year’s Woodford Folk Festival.
Drone research at two Coast beaches
8 August 2016 - From the air to the sea, Mooloolaba and Maroochydore beaches are this week in the sights of University of the Sunshine Coast researchers working in collaboration with Sunshine Coast Council on a project to map the ocean floor to improve coastal zone management.
Festival to feature exciting USC research presentations
26 May 2016 - Disappearing islands, cutting-edge koala vaccines and sustainable surfboards will be among the topics discussed by eight University of the Sunshine Coast researchers at the Sunshine Coast World Environment Day Festival on Sunday 5 June.
USC sustainability research on show at festival
29 May 2015 - Whether they’re trying to save Great Barrier Reef coral, Queensland’s pine forests or turtles nesting on local beaches, USC researchers will tell the public about their exciting work at the World Environment Day Festival on Sunday 7 June.