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Community Connections

An authentic welcome for all

With their research focusing on the workplace experiences and career development of gender diverse individuals, UC researcher Robin Ladwig says that being inclusionary is simply about creating a place in which everyone can be comfortable, and no one gets left outside alone.

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Students in Focus

Living a busy and fulfilling student life

Currently pursuing a double degree in Public Relations and Event and Tourism Management, Hayden Lenord is the first in his family to attend University and has embraced campus life enthusiastically, working full time and getting involved in a myriad of activities. Whether you are student, staff – or maybe even, visitor – if you belong to the University of Canberra community, odds are that Hayden Lenord is a familiar face.

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Arts & Culture

GRADUATE EXHIBITION ONLY THE BEGINNING

University of Canberra lecturer Lyn Norton is using her experience in interior architecture and architecture to guide the next generation of students.

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Students in Focus

Sunrise in Nepal: Discovering purpose and passion

For some Faculty of Health students, a faculty-led trip to Nepal changed life perspectives, altered potential career trajectories and expanded their dreams of affecting whole communities.

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Arts & Culture

Stories from the skies: the heritage and history of Australian aviation

Dr Tracy Ireland and her team are unearthing the untold stories of Australia’s aviation history with the three-year Heritage of the Air project.

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Sport, Health & Wellbeing

Getting to the ‘Art’ of Dementia: new research highlights benefits of art intervention

University of Canberra researcher Nathan D’Cunha has devoted himself to bettering the lives of those living with dementia. His latest published study shines a light on how art gallery interventions can positively affect their mental and physical well-being.

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Students in Focus

Pushing past personal horizons

From starting a new life in Canberra to being named a Stanford University Innovations Fellow, UC student Belinda Harris constantly keeps herself just beyond her comfort zone.

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Community Connections

Sue Salthouse: Canberra’s own disability advocate

Former UC Council member and social justice advocate Sue Salthouse named ACT Senior Australian of the Year.

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Arts & Culture

UnCover Video: Behind-the-Scenes of the Design Canberra Pavilion

UC Associate Professor of Architecture, Max Maxwell, and a team of UC Architecture students built the centrepiece pavilion of the Design Canberra festival with the help of half a kilometre of cardboard tubes, a robot arm called URI, computation and plenty of people power. Come behind the scenes to discover how this incredible structure of futuristic design was made.

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Arts & Culture

FROM DANCING BABIES TO LAW & ORDER SVU: HOW POP CULTURE CAN SHAPE SOCIETY

Professor Jason Bainbridge talks about how pop culture icons have shaped our understanding of law.

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Business & Economy

THE LARGE IMPACT OF SMALL BUSINESS

Why is it so difficult to sustain a small business? And how can we support them to be more successful? Dr Michael Schaper, CEO of the Canberra Business Chamber and UC Council member, shares his thoughts.

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Community Connections

Dynamite, small packages and a PhD study of significance

The adage that ‘dynamite comes in small packages’ could have been written just for University of Canberra lecturer Shara Ranasinghe.

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Students in Focus

Finding a University to call home

Hollie Speer always dreamed of going to university, but her initial attempt at student life didn’t go exactly to plan.

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Community Connections

Tribute to a life driven by love: Dr Sarah Cope’s legacy

Former UC Assistant Professor Dr Sarah Cope devoted her life to improving that of older people, especially those with dementia

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Environmental Influence

Decrypting conservation: Why novel ecosystems aren’t anathema to conservationists

Working with novel ecosystems, rather than seeking to eradicate them, is how we should be heading into a future altered by climate change, says Professor Peter Bridgewater.

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