Psychology graduate earns top honour
USC Psychology student Helen Hall will receive the prestigious Chancellor’s Medal at her graduation ceremony on Friday 28 September for her research into the growing epidemic of parental loneliness and for her extensive volunteer work to help alleviate it.
Fetal alcohol forum for Sunshine Coast action plan
An open community forum on problems caused by alcohol during pregnancy is the next step in building a stronger awareness and support network on the Sunshine Coast.
Adolescent brain study most ambitious of its kind
University of the Sunshine Coast researchers are about to embark on the most ambitious long-term study of the adolescent brain, and they’re calling on 500 local youths to get involved.
Health Minister opens USC’s mind and neuroscience centre
Federal Minister for Health Greg Hunt has officially opened the Sunshine Coast Mind and Neuroscience – Thompson Institute at Birtinya.
Honorary doctorates for top philanthropists
A Maroochydore couple who were named the 2017 Queensland Higher Education Philanthropists of the Year will soon become Honorary Doctors of the University of the Sunshine Coast.
Social toll of parenting at heart of loneliness study
Parents’ social lives can take a hit after having children and USC researchers are studying how this can lead to an overall feeling of loneliness.