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Robots for the real world

University of Canberra researcher David Hinwood has his head in robotics theory and his feet firmly on the ground – theory only makes sense if it has practical use in the real world, he says. And he’s set his sights on a robotic revolution in the textile recycling industry.

16 Apr 2021

Writing the way through the comic world

University of Canberra alumna and comic book writer Julie Ditrich is officially the first Australian woman to write for The Phantom comic book series.

16 Apr 2021

Hey Fritz making waves in sustainability

University of Canberra alumna Sammy Williamson has channeled her passion for sustainability to co-found a new peer-to-peer sustainability rental platform, Hey Fritz.

12 Apr 2021


UC scholarships to promote female athletes

The University of Canberra is offering two PhD research scholarship opportunities, to explore the unique challenges female athletes face.

16 Apr 2021

UC researchers discover elusive solution to increase physical activity in early childhood

University of Canberra researchers have found that peer coaches working with early childhood educators are key to improving physical activity among young children – and setting the trajectory for a healthier future.

14 Apr 2021

Citizen scientists can turn amateur palaentologists, thanks to new project from Australian Museum and UC

A new project is calling on citizen scientists to help identify microfossils from images collected by the Australian Museum, with help from the University of Canberra’s Dr Michael Frese.

13 Apr 2021