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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 great professional relevance and rending personal loss. What we need now is 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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Students in Focus

UnCover Documentary: Overcoming adversity and forging ahead

Growing up in Townsville, Queensland, Isobel Harris always wanted to study Law. She was inspired to attend the University of Canberra after a school tour to the city as a Legal Studies student in Year 12. This is her story.

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Community Connections

UC researchers using expertise for good

UC academics are turning their research into children’s books for communities without access to books or other educational resources.

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Sport, Health & Wellbeing

UC volleyball players set sights on another gold

Emily Hargreaves and Emma Stanton play for the University of Canberra women’s volleyball team, who in 2019 won two national gold medals.

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Environmental Influence

Krebs Lecture 2020: landscape transformation and ecosystem collapse

The science says everything is interconnected, says ecologist and conservation biologist David Lindenmayer, headline speaker at UC’s 2020 Krebs Lecture – and if ever there was a time to listen to the science, it is now, in the wake of this summer’s fires.

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Ideas, Progress & the Future

2020 vision: what do UC's Deans predict for the year ahead?

With a new year ahead of us, we spoke to the Executive Deans of each of the Faculties to hear what they think 2020 will bring.

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Alumni Stories

Balancing the sports law scales

UC alumna Brianna Quinn is leading on the world stage as an arbitrator in international sports-related disputes.

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Alumni Stories

“Stick at it”: The screenwriting’s on the wall for this UC film grad

Screenwriter and UC alumnus Abhi Jeyakkumar keeps one of his university assignments in plain sight on his bedroom wall – just to remind him of how far he’s come, and what it took to get there.

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Community Connections

How to protect children from the confronting news of the bushfire disaster

UC Assistant Professor Dr Zinnia Mevawalla is providing information and advice to parents about how to protect children from trauma in the wake of the nation’s recent bushfires.

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Arts & Culture

UnCover Podcast: Garth Nix and Felicity Packard in Conversation

Author Garth Nix and screenwriter Felicity Packard discuss their time growing up in Canberra and building careers as writers within Australia and abroad.

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Environmental Influence

Bushfire relief for the local habitat: How Canberrans can buoy local ecosystems

The University of Canberra’s Professor Ross Thompson shares practical measures for Canberrans to help local habitats during this devastating bushfire season – and spark hope and resilience for the long journey ahead.

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