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Environmental Influence

Of dragons and devils

The Faculty of Science and Technology’s Executive Dean Janine Deakin is an expert in all things Australian mammals.

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Ideas, Progress & the Future

The evolution of environmental politics

The University of Canberra’s Professor John Dryzek has worked in environmental politics since before it was a truly recognised field, and has built his career around the ever-progressing research sphere.

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Community Connections

One Good Thing: 2020 Reflections

The UC community share moments of grace, goodness and gratitude experienced in 2020, as we look back on a year no one could have predicted.

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Students in Focus

The mnemonics of melody

UC student Heather Roche drew on her lifetime love to explore the power of music, memory and meaning for people living with dementia, in collaboration with the Canberra Symphony Orchestra.

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Students in Focus

Summer at UC: Spreading Christmas cheer

University of Canberra student Sam Egan is one of many who are staying in campus accommodation over the Christmas break this year. He wants to make the most of it by spreading Christmas cheer and ensuring none of his neighbours feel alone.

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Alumni Stories

UC's 30th anniversary: becoming a leader in Australian sport

Combining university studies with the work required to be the number one swimmer in the world came with great challenges, but University of Canberra alumna Petria Thomas dove headfirst into the chaos.

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Alumni Stories

The third place

University of Canberra alumna Renee Douros has founded several Canberra businesses, but none as unique as her latest venture, Adytum, which explores the concept of a ‘third place’.

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Alumni Stories

UC’s 30TH ANNIVERSARY: BUILDING TRUST, EMPOWERING WOMEN

Just graduated from the University of Canberra, Courtney James is living her dream – working as a midwife and intent on improving the health outcomes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and babies.

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Alumni Stories

Holding on to the good things that last

In this video, UC alumna Jane Crowley talks about her love of antiques and all things vintage, and how the culture of sustainability is even more important in trying times.

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Environmental Influence

Bulbine Lilies at UC: a reminder of the bounty of nature

For Assistant Professor Ro McFarlane, the lush spring bloom across Canberra has provided a reminder of a landscape bursting with abundance.

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Sport, Health & Wellbeing

Thriving, not just surviving

As a cancer survivor, Melanie Moore is using her learned knowledge to support others going through treatment, and encourages exercise throughout the cancer continuum.

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Alumni Stories

UC's 30th Anniversary: CELEBRATING CURIOSITY, COURAGE AND CREATIVE RISKS

Renowned filmmaker and UC alumna Sue Maslin will draw on her unusual pathway into film production and passion for telling powerful stories in her new role of heading the Graduate Certificate in Creative Business, a partnership between the University of Canberra and The Compton School.

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Sport, Health & Wellbeing

UC’s 30th anniversary: Intrepid cartographers of public health

Explore some of the fascinating research conducted at the Australian Geospatial Health Lab, where medical geography and cutting edge technology join forces for the sake of better public health outcomes.

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Community Connections

FUTURE BRIGHT: A CRUSADER FOR SOCIAL ENTERPRISE

Founder of the Mill House Ventures at the University of Canberra, Cindy Mitchell believes that a truly bright future is one informed by a social conscience.

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Alumni Stories

UC's 30th Anniversary: HERCANBERRA CEO LEADING BY EXAMPLE

UC alumna Amanda Whitley is a shining example of how far grit, determination and being willing to embrace innovation can take you.

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