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14 October 2015

Uncovering the mystery of migraine

It's a disease that has baffled health professionals for years, but our researchers have taken a significant step forward in understanding migraine.

14 October 2015

Young offenders must be screened for fetal alcohol spectrum disorders before sentencing

It’s vital to ensure that youth put behind bars have been properly assessed before sentencing. This is particularly important for Australians affected by fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD).

13 October 2015

5 tips to ace HSC humanities exams

How do you best prepare for your exams in humanities subjects? Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research), Professor Duncan Ivison, shares some tips.

13 October 2015

Learning how to teach in the digital era

The deep discipline-based knowledge and skills of our graduates must be accompanied by attributes that will prepare them better for the future, argues Dr Michael Spence.

13 October 2015

Why it matters that student participation in maths and science is declining

If declining participation in maths and science continues, Australians can no longer think of themselves as belonging to the clever country, writes Dr Rachel Wilson.

13 October 2015

Poche oral health initiative shortlisted for higher education prize

Mobile service improves oral health and provides scholarships and career pathways for hundreds of Aboriginal people.

12 October 2015

Leadership program offers roles across the University

The newly established Wingara Mura Leadership Program will support outstanding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates to gain qualifications and professional roles across the University.

12 October 2015

What medicines would we pack for a trip to Mars?

Other than some quick self-surgery at the start, the film The Martian does not touch on the medical aspects of survival on Mars or the long trip to and from the red planet, writes Dr Nial Wheate.

12 October 2015

Striking a blow against political donation corruption

By so comprehensively rejecting a challenge to political donation laws by a property developer this week, the High Court has opened the way for more comprehensive reform at the state and federal level, writes Anne Twomey.

12 October 2015

Scientists pave way for diamonds to trace early cancers

Physicists at the ARC Centre of Excellence for Engineered Quantum Systems have devised a way to use diamonds to target tumours. The research was published in Nature Communications and led by Professor David Reilly.