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Community Connections

Sustaining the spirit of love, hope and faith

Regardless of your beliefs, strengthening spirituality in this time can go a long way towards helping us all face a challenging time, says UC chaplain Craig Johnson – as he looks towards a very different Easter.

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Sport, Health & Wellbeing

COVID-19: The need to fill the spatio-temporal data vacuum

We need better, more meaningful data on prevalence and incidence rates in order to combat COVID-19, says University of Canberra epidemiologist Professor Mark Daniel.

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Community Connections

The work-from-home toolbox

Working from the comfort of your living room? UC’s Dale Rogers would like to introduce you to a slew of handy tools to keep your WFH game on point.

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Alumni Stories

Recognising opportunities, forging ahead

UC alumnus and Judo Australia CEO Alex Vallentine is preparing for the biggest challenge of his sports administration career as the global pandemic affects the sports industry.

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Community Connections

A cut above the rest

Leonardo Difronzo has been cutting and styling the hair of the University of Canberra community for 25 years.

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Alumni Stories

Honoured to serve: life as a Navy nurse

Well-prepared by his university education, UC alumnus Lieutenant Travis Robinson has had a wide range of experiences in the Australian Army and Navy.

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Community Connections

New Executive Dean of Education returning to his roots

Professor Barney Dalgarno has taken up the role as the new Executive Dean of the Faculty of Education at the University of Canberra – back where it all started.

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Environmental Influence

Conservation translocations: risks and benefits for species survival and biodiversity

On World Wildlife Day, University of Canberra researcher Dr Elise Furlan highlights the need for carefully-planned, species-specific translocations as a conservation tool to save wildlife.

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Ideas, Progress & the Future

The new normal: social media use in 2020

Social media is now a daily staple in many people’s lives. UC’s Dr Vivienne Lewis gives her insights into the phenomenon.

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Students in Focus

Changing the conversation: LGBTIQ+ experiences with mental health services

UC researcher Joshua Bishop has been talking to same-sex attracted people about their experiences seeking help from mental health service providers – an important first step towards ensuring these services are holistically, effectively and seamlessly meeting their needs.

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Community Connections

UnCover Event: Exploring the ‘new normal’

Enlighten your mind in this special University of Canberra UnCover Pop-Up Event, author, activist and philanthropist Sarah Wilson (I Quit Sugar, First, We Make the Beast Beautiful) hosts a group of UC experts to explore what exactly constitutes the ‘new normal’.

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Sport, Health & Wellbeing

The future of food is closer than we think

For UC Professor Shawn Somerset, it’s essential to find sustainable solutions for a growing population to maintain food security.

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Sport, Health & Wellbeing

KIA NURSE: ALWAYS STRIVING TO BE THE BEST

As the WNBL’s most recent MVP, Kia Nurse has drive, talent and unlimited potential. So what motivates her to be the best?

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Ideas, Progress & the Future

A time to listen

For UC Professor of Urban Planning Barbara Norman, the devastating bushfire season has been a time of professional relevance and personal loss. Now, we need deep thought, genuine conversation and introspection, she says – so that as we move forward, we (re)build better.

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Ideas, Progress & the Future

So, do men benefit from gender equality?

Michael Flood, an internationally recognised researcher on men, masculinities, gender equality, and violence prevention, comments on the benefits of gender equality for men.

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