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Sport, Health & Wellbeing

Regaining your Equilibri-um

Hayley Teasdale and David Hinwood are PhD students from the University of Canberra who have come up with a brilliant, simple and accessible solution to reduce falls for people whose balance is impaired, such as Parkinson’s disease sufferers.

The Equilibri Balance Ball retrains balance by improving proprioception, or the sense of where your body is in space. Check out the video below, in which they explain how it works.

Video by John Masiello

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.

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.

Dhunning - Indigenous Impact

Adam Doyle – a passion for physio

University of Canberra graduate Adam Doyle is the first Indigenous graduate from the Bachelor of Physiotherapy course and hopes that he can make a difference in remote Aboriginal communities.

Alumni Stories

UC’S 30TH anniversary: Forging ahead without fear

UC alumnus Jamie Wilson founded Canberra’s leading advertising agency Coordinate – and is the man behind the iconic Canberra logo. He talks about being unafraid to look beyond the obvious and the now.