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    Institute PHD Opportunities in 2019

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  1. A sugar glider emerges from a hollow in a tree

    UC led-study identifies not so sweet Tasmanian invader

    New University of Canberra-led research has found the sweet-faced sugar glider is an introduced pest in Tasmania

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    Small streams essential to freshwater ecology: UC expert

    UC researcher highlights the need to protect small streams, even in large water catchment areas, to conserve vulnerable species

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  3. An Australian Bearded Dragon

    UC researchers peek inside the dragon’s egg

    University of Canberra researchers discover more about Australia’s sex-reversing bearded dragons catching them with their pants down

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