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  1. Cat eating pogona

    Dragons vs cats – native animals fighting feral predators

    5 December 2018: Bearded dragons (Pogona vitticeps) are battling the impacts of climate change, habitat destruction, native predators, and now we can add ...

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  1. Rod

    Eventful PhD journey draws to a close

    University of Canberra PhD graduate Rodney Ubrihien is celebrating the end of his university journey after juggling fatherhood with his study commitments

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  2. Dr Tariq Ezaz and Julie Strand are working on a project to develop cell lines for biobanking.

    New UC project could provide major boost for species conservation

    A research project at the University of Canberra’s Institute for Applied Ecology is focusing on the development of cell lines for biobanking.

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  3. Researchers and artists with their Shirty Science designs

    Getting Shirty with science

    University of Canberra academics have teamed up with local artists to spread the word about their research.

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  4. Koala

    UC scientists help crack genetic code of koalas

    Koalas could be less at risk of extinction after a team of scientists, including two from the University of Canberra, successfully completed the full sequencing of the animal’s genome

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    Critically endangered fish fighting upstream battle against brumbies

    Researchers at the University of Canberra are concerned wild horses in the Kosciuszko National Park could wipe out a critically endangered species of fish

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