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Rising from the ashes: volunteers and good science will be vital to bush recovery after catastrophic fires

University of South Australia ecologist Joan Gibbs describes the day that fires tore through her property in the Adelaide Hills, leaving a trail of devastation. One month on, there are signs of recovery.
24-Jan-2020 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Tick-tock! The countdown is on for back-to-school sleep routines

With less that a week to go until the start of a new school year, parents are preparing themselves for the inevitable back-to-school rush. But amid the dash for backpacks, books and last-minute haircuts, children’s sleep routines must also be...
23-Jan-2020 2:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Parent Confidence Is Key to Keeping Kids From Unhealthy Foods

As the countdown to a new school year begins, many parents will soon find themselves facing the often-arduous task of filling the school lunchbox which, despite the best of intentions, often ends up containing more junk food than nutrition....
20-Jan-2020 11:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Grant to help UniSA researchers develop personalised cancer treatment

Personalised cancer treatment is one step closer to becoming a reality for more patients, thanks to a Cancer Council Beat Cancer Project grant awarded to University of South Australia researcher Dr Stephanie Reuter Lange to explore how...
12-Jan-2020 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Beyond the Bushfires, What Can Teachers Do to Help Their Kids?

In a little over two weeks, more than three million Australian students will return to school, ready to start a new year. But, amid the packed lunches and book bags, many may also be returning with a sense of anxiety and confusion in the aftermath...
10-Jan-2020 2:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Keep or Cancel Holiday Plans on Fire-Ravaged Kangaroo Island?

Kangaroo Island is one of South Australia’s most iconic tourism destinations, but as fires continue to rage across the once pristine environment, many holidaymakers are questioning whether to keep or cancel their travel plans.
8-Jan-2020 6:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Fewer fats over the festive season may be the perfect formula for men’s fertility

A diet low in fat and high in egg whites could be the key to boosting male fertility according to a new pilot study.
23-Dec-2019 3:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Here’s a Bitter Pill to Swallow: Artificial Sweeteners May Be Doing More Harm Than Good

A $2.2 billion industry to help people lose weight through artificial sweeteners may be contributing to type 2 diabetes, according to researchers from the University of South Australia.
16-Dec-2019 11:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Children starting school? Don't stop the bedtime story.

24-Jan-2019 10:05 PM EST

Doing School Differently

Alternative schooling programs could deliver greater learning outcomes for young people who are struggling at school, according to University of South Australia researcher, Dr Thomas Stehlik.
22-Jul-2018 10:05 PM EDT

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The University of South Australia is a globally connected and engaged university helping to solve the problems of industry and the professions. We are also South Australia’s largest university with over 31,000 students located across six campuses. Our teaching is industry-informed, our research is inventive and adventurous. We create knowledge that is central to global economic and social prosperity. Our graduates are the new professionals, global citizens at ease with the world and ready to create and respond to change. We are Australia’s University of Enterprise.


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