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Arts & Culture

Talk to the (Articulated) Head 2.0

The artistic vision of renowned performance artist Stelarc is brought to metal-and-glass-life at Questacon by University of Canberra and Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits researchers … and opens up a world of possibilities for research into human-robot interaction.

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Sport, Health & Wellbeing

In it for the long haul

UC Professor Dick Telford has taken the long road in his campaign to reduce the prevalence of obesity across Australia.

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Sport, Health & Wellbeing

There is a light … look for the signs

UC’s own Sam Smith shares her story of struggle, healing and hope, and the importance of reaching out, this R U OK? Day.

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Alumni Stories

Giving a voice to victims of family violence in the ACT

Jessica Kennedy lives a very full life as a mother of two and a successful family lawyer determined to support those without a voice to effect change and address injustice.

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Students in Focus

Painting his own student journey

Jamie Leonard wants to use his art to help create not only visually appealing pieces, but a special community at the University of Canberra at Open Day on 31 August.

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Arts & Culture

Heroes of Children's Book Week

Dr Belle Alderman of the National Centre for Australian Children’s Literature (NCACL) talks about the children’s books of the year and a brand new exhibition celebrating children’s literature in Australia.

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Alumni Stories

Empowering refugees to live a confident life

Former refugee and UC graduate Hedayat Osyan is determined to help refugees integrate into their new life in Australia with all the support and encouragement they may need to reshape their sense of community and belonging.

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Arts & Culture

Adding a touch of colour to UC’s learning spaces

“Art is selfless, a means of talking about self while providing connection for people. A true gift of representation and inclusion.” Faith Kerehona

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Sport, Health & Wellbeing

Capitalising on study and sport

It’s a good thing Keely Froling thrives on being busy. Her WNBL off-season has been filled with a basketball tour of Europe, along with study.

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Community Connections

A life saved: an extraordinary morning for two of Canberra’s own

When local Canberran Bill Murray went into sudden cardiac arrest, second year UC student Marisa Agostino jumped in to administer CPR – and helped save his life.

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Arts & Culture

UC’s Wunderkammer: ancient curios and contemporary artefacts

Explore some of the gems of the University of Canberra’s cultural collections, under one roof for the first time at an on-campus exhibition until end September.

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Arts & Culture

KEEPING FAMILY CLOSE: A NOVEL IDEA

From letters, drawings and chapters to winning a fellowship – how Lisa Fuller’s connection with her nieces led to a fellowship-winning novel

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Sport, Health & Wellbeing

Serving up a storm

UC student Storm Sanders is conquering university studies and life on the professional tennis circuit.

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Ideas, Progress & the Future

Empowering future generations of techmakers

If technology is to continuously evolve, we need to cultivate a generation of designers and creators rather than just end-users, says PwC Technology Partner and UC alumna Caitrin Dunn – and initiatives like Robots in Space! help children to develop the necessary creative perspectives and skills.

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Alumni Stories

Reporting from Hong Kong

UC Alumna Alkira Reinfrank enters the world stage reporting on the unfolding political drama in Hong Kong

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