Australian Universities

Binge-Watching TV Causes Less Lower-Body Strength For Older Viewers, Study Says

Watching television for 30 hours or more per week could lead to less lower body strength, the University of Queensland study discovered.

University of Queensland

Flinders University

Graduate Qualities and Graduate Attributes have been identified by most Australian Universities to characterise their graduates. Flinders University …

Pedagogy

Universities with half-billion-dollar debt face Qld student enrolments slump

The decision to introduce Prep to Queensland's schools 10 years ago will have a surprising flow-on effect to the balance sheet for the state's …

University of Queensland

Sexual abuse survivors find joy through horse therapy

Sandra Goeldner has been struggling since her life was shattered by sexual abuse, but she says the burgeoning field of horse therapy has helped her …

sexual

Mapping ILOs to graduate capabilities

• What type of graduate emerges from this discipline?<br>• Map each subject against one or two primary graduate capabilities that will be assessed in that …

La Trobe University

This Iconic New Zealand Tree Is Probably From Australia

But pōhutukawa disappeared from the continent a long time ago.<p>The New Zealand Christmas tree’s bright red blossoms look a bit like fireworks and are …

Culture

​Cisco tackling human element of security with cyber training course

Cisco has launched a cybersecurity course aimed at teaching adults how to avoid the most common threats, attacks, and vulnerabilities cyberspace …

Cybersecurity

Metropolis Fritz Lang 1927 Film Archive - Bibliography - Introduction. Brigitte Helm, Gustav Frolich, German Silent Film, Expressionism, 1927, Robot, Science-fiction, Thea von Harbou. Home Page

Original lobby card issued for the American release of Metropolis by Paramount in March 1927, showing a group of stooped, exhausted workers walking …

Science Fiction

Bacteria From Coughs And Sneezes Stay In The Air Way Longer Than You Think

I can truly say there is little that peeves me more than seeing someone cough or sneeze without covering their mouth.<p>And despite the fact that most …

Indigenous composers record new works at ANU

Emerging Indigenous composers from around Australia have recorded a series of new compositions at ANU under a new mentoring program run out of the …

Australian National University

The problem with Imam Tawhidi, the media's favourite Muslim

In the space of just 12 months, a man called Mohammad Tawhidi has come out of nowhere to become one of the most prominent Muslim voices in the …

Islam

Iconic river red gums threatened by rising CO2 levels

Australia's iconic and most widespread tree species the river red gum is under serious threat by rising CO2 levels and their survival may depend on …

Australian National University

Bendigo Weekly - News

«<p>»<p>BENDIGO’S Jontee Brown has won a world championship bronze medal as part of the Australian Spinners under-23 wheelchair basketball team.<p>The …

La Trobe University

Undergraduate Applications - Apply - University of Tasmania, Australia

Everything ready, and want to apply now?<p>Find your future here<p>Follow these steps to apply for bachelor degrees including four-year honours degrees, …

A promising new treatment approach to tackle dementia - Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences - MICCN

<b>5 June 2017</b><p>Based on projections of population ageing and growth, the number of people in Australia with dementia will reach almost 400,000 by 2020, …

Dementia

Epigenetics: Asking cancer the right question

Share selection to:<p>The “gene hunting” aspect of cancer research has for years been the stuff of headlines, thanks to discoveries like the mutations …

University of Melbourne

New Sydney Olympic Park campus helping students on the pathway to success

<i>Mr Luke Foley MP, NSW Labor Leader and Member for Auburn, officially opened the Sydney Olympic Park campus.</i><p>Western Sydney University has officially …

Education

Tracey Holmes: My mobile phone number was hijacked and it could happen to you

Last week somebody successfully ported Tracey Holmes's number without her permission. What ensued was a sleepless night wondering where her number …

Free tax help at VU | Victoria University | Melbourne Australia

A free Tax Help Service will operate from 25 July to 31 October 2017. An ATO-trained volunteer will provide one-to-one assistance and support to …

Australia

Why Your Weight May Be A Factor When Choosing A Running Shoe

If you’ve been to a specialty running store, you probably know there are a lot of considerations when choosing a running shoe, from your gait to your …

Running Shoes

Custom-built molecule shows promise as anti-cancer therapy

Scientists at the University of Bath funded by Cancer Research UK have custom-built a molecule which stops breast cancer cells from multiplying in …

University of Queensland

Taking a lateral approach to curing sleep apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common yet serious disorder in which obstruction of the throat (upper airway) causes breathing to repeatedly stop …

Sleep

What research has to say about Pauline Hanson's disability claims

The presence or absence of students with a disability has little affect on learning outcomes in the classroom, research suggests.

Education

Shrinking whales finding may lead to early warning system for other species

Whales were shrinking in size ahead of a global population collapse last century, new research has revealed, with scientists saying the finding may …

Biological Species

Take the plunge with this week's new quiz

The news ran hot and cold this week. Things got heated in politics, but house prices started to cool and it got rather chilly for an unlucky few in …

James Comey

9 Beauty Products That Could Actually Help You De-Stress

Paint them on for instant zen.<p>Calming benefits to makeup? Your B.S. detector might be dinging, but coloring small areas, like parts of your face, may have Zen-out effects similar to shading mandalas in an adult coloring book, says psychologist Joel Pearson, Ph.D., an associate professor of …

University of New South Wales

Young women are harassed on the street 'almost every other day'

New research shows young women experience street harassment about once every two days.

University of Melbourne

A head start with mindfulness

Mindfulness is a hot topic these days, but its potential importance to higher education has not yet been broadly recognised.<p>It can be described as a …

Australian National University

Surgeons Want Robots - if They Know They Will Help Cut Down Their Human Errors

Even small errors can cause long-term damage.<p>How good are humans at performing manual surgery? Major surgical errors must be reported and there has …

Medicine

Watch This Robot Navigate Like a Rat

Specialized neurons in a rat’s brain may be the key to autonomous robot navigation 3. Engineering CognitionRats are nimble navigators, able to find …

Robotics