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Do poets hold the key to encourage creative thinking?

Distinguished Professor Jen Webb shares her latest study into poets' creative processes to see if these can be applied to encourage creative thinking in other professions.

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  1. Alex Chumpy Pullin in action on the snow

    UC designed bindings help Chumpy to world No.2 spot

    A team of University of Canberra designers have cheered on Australian Olympic snowboarder Alex ‘Chumpy’ Pullin as he claimed the world number two ranking in the Snowboard Cross World Cup.

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  2. Participants in the 2015 Big Ideas - Pitch for Funds (L to R): Emma McDonald, Leif Hanlen, DVCG Simon Ridings, Gregory Mowle, Tony Flowers, Lyndal Hasselman, Bhavik Mehta, Courtney McGowan, Beaux Guarini, Lynn Cheong, Joe Northey, Bernie Bissett, Olan Scott, Nadya Urakova. Absent: Nicole Freene.

    Three minute pitch earns cash injection

    Three UC researchers have been awarded cash investments in their research following the 2015 Big Ideas - Pitch for Funds at the University's Research Festival.

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  3. The exterior of UC's Health Hub by night

    Health Research Institute Launch

    The University of Canberra has launched its new Health Research Institute aimed at tackling the ‘wicked problems’ in health.

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  4. The official party from the DTF2.0 launch

    Taking research ideas to the world

    The Discovery Translation Fund 2.0 will aid University of Canberra researchers in commercialising their work.

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