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2 June 2020
The following advice is provided to help our staff and students understand the recommendations of Australian authorities and the measures being taken, to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Australia.
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29 May 2020
Cyber security experts are using artificial intelligence to combat a rise in online scams and fraud during the COVID-19 pandemic.
25 May 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has placed an enormous strain on businesses of all sizes. But with the gloom, there are opportunities for some to adapt and thrive.
21 May 2020
Researchers are taking time during coronavirus restrictions to learn about sport’s role in physical, mental and social health.
14 May 2020
The effects of social media on our mental health and well-being is a question that becomes more important as our lives increasingly shift to the online space.
8 May 2020
Countries in resource-poor regions may be harder hit by the COVID-19 pandemic than others, with many residents already suffering parasitic infections which could change how coronavirus affects them.
6 May 2020
Tourism operators are being urged to start planning for life after COVID-19 isolation when tourist behaviours and spending will create a different travel landscape.
4 May 2020
Federation University Australia researchers hope a new book will be a catalyst for change in Nepal’s forestry industry.
Federation University Australia researchers are trialling the use of biosolids to improve soil fertility and increase crop productivity in Victorian grain-growing regions.
22 April 2020
They are tiny in stature but a newly discovered Antarctic springtail species has been named after an environmental activist making a giant impact.
15 April 2020
Join Lior, Arts Academy Director Associate Professor Rick Chew, an orchestra of 20 and a choir of 40 for a world class concert from two opuses – the Compassion Symphony and Stari Most.
9 April 2020
Remote and flexible learning offers both challenges and opportunities for teachers, students and parents.
3 April 2020
Researchers are tapping into the power of citizen science to study the Latham’s snipe, a shorebird that breeds in Japan and migrates to south-eastern Australia in spring.
31 March 2020
In a world where social isolation and home offices are becoming the norm, Dr Evita March explores how our lives may irrevocably change in the months and years to come.
13 March 2020
A researcher is studying the brown coal that is used to fire a Victorian power station to determine if it holds substances that can improve soil health.
4 March 2020
Long-forgotten stories of Ballarat’s dark and bizarre past are being brought to life in an award-winning podcast series featuring the research of a Federation University Australia historian.
20 February 2020
Jill Orr’s work has appeared at exhibitions around the world, with her work held at major collections including the National Gallery of Australia and the National Gallery of Victoria.
14 February 2020
Disaster management and policy responses have mainly focused on restoring environmental and physical structures. But what about the mental and emotional wellbeing of people affected by disasters?
13 February 2020
The National Apology starts the conversations to move forward in positive ways, focusing on Indigenous issues and what still needs to change to bring awareness, writes Alison McRae.
12 February 2020
Academics have collaborated with the world’s leading authorities on positive displacement machinery to release a book combining the most influential research in the field from the past decade.
7 February 2020
On the anniversary of Black Saturday, it is a time to reflect not only on the trauma associated with these bushfires but the sense of support and community engendered by a common threat.
5 February 2020
Dundee’s renaissance has seen the city known for its industrial past to now be considered Scotland’s ‘coolest city’, driven by an ambitious vision to become a magnet for new talent.
30 January 2020
Australia's bushfire crisis has put an alarming number of species at a much higher risk of extinction as our ecosystems get pushed to, and in some instances beyond, their limit.
22 January 2020
Researchers have started a five-year project to study the threats to five endangered animals on the 40,000-hectare Nanya Station, home to several species only found in far western New South Wales.
21 January 2020
A Federation University academic has been awarded a Fulbright Research and Teaching Scholarship, one of the most prestigious international educational exchange programs in the world.
17 January 2020
If elite athletes are prematurely stopping matches and hospital admissions are increasing, then you might question whether you should be outside.
10 January 2020
Researchers are tapping into the power of artificial intelligence to help diagnose dyslexia, a lifelong learning disorder that affects an estimated one in 10 Australians.
6 January 2020
Nicole Frain has taken the road less travelled on her journey to becoming an elite cyclist.
24 December 2019
A Federation University Australia researcher has joined an international effort to protect a rarely seen and critically endangered mammal.
20 December 2019
Peter Gell has been recognised for his research across Australia’s wetlands where the cores he extracts from metres below the surface reveal the history of human impact on Australia’s ecosystems.
16 December 2019
World renowned mathematician Marco Lopez credits his high school teachers for fuelling his passion for the subject.
9 December 2019
A research team has won a research grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to battle the spread of typhoid fever – a bacterial infection which kills more than 100,000 people a year.
5 December 2019
From the latest touchscreen tools to virtual reality and artificial intelligence, digital technology offers an unprecedented number of opportunities and challenges in the classroom.
3 December 2019
The biggest collaborative soil research effort in Australia’s history could save the agricultural industry billions of dollars each year by giving farmers unprecedented access to information.
29 November 2019
On paper, the road cycling time trial is a simple event to win. It requires the combination of high sustained power, an aerodynamic position and the ability to tolerate pain.
26 November 2019
Researchers are studying the role climate change is playing in the severity and frequency of tropical cyclones.
22 November 2019
The AFL draft is just days away and many of the country’s best young footballers will soon be living their dream at a new club. But before their name is called out, there is one final chance to shine.
21 November 2019
While the value of a later retirement is accepted by most observers, the notion that this is possible and desirable for all is open to question.
14 November 2019
Australian researchers are playing a key role in improving medical system responses in China where an ageing population is challenging the country’s health system.
13 November 2019
For a large contingent of Australian servicemen who served in World War I, the end to the conflict in November 1918 did not mean an end to their suffering on Europe’s battlefields.
12 November 2019
An innovative program offering free sport and recreation activities across the Latrobe Valley is getting more young people active and addressing a drop-off in sport participation.
6 November 2019
Some athletes have the ability to withstand the pressure and deliver in key moments. For others, it’s easy to understand but harder to do.
1 November 2019
The internet and social media may make mothers feel more connected, but it can also be stress inducing. Getting the balance right may be just one more thing contemporary mothers need to balance.
28 October 2019
Researchers have "raided the freezers” at the Australian Antarctic Division to begin work on a long-term study into the health of seabirds on the frozen continent.
21 October 2019
Federation University researchers are playing a key role in establishing a surveillance network in Asian live animal markets; the‘hot spots’ where new pathogens and resistances are likely to emerge.
Researchers are uncovering the barriers which stop teachers from seeking jobs in regional schools, and how these schools can be made more attractive as preferred sites of employment.
Researchers are playing a key role in a global education initiative which is aiming to revolutionise teaching by introducing social and emotional learning in the earliest years of school.
18 October 2019
Sarah Wynen has taken up the position of Performing Musician in Residence at Malvern St James Girls’ School in Worcestershire.
A study which has found that immune cells that live in the walls of the bowel and can release chemical messengers to promote cancer has been shortlisted for a top award at a leading journal.
17 October 2019
Social sciences student Sam Brown is running a cafe and catering business while he chips away at other projects and ideas which he hopes will shape the next phase of his working life.
If you were to write a position description for being employed as a professional cyclist one key attribute would appear at the top of any contract – the ability to suffer and deal with pain.
Blake Allison's exposure to basketball's elite levels convinced him that sports science was the career path for him. A curveball then came his way.
It is a debate that reignited when Steve Smith was struck by a brutal Jofra Archer bouncer in the second Ashes Test at Lords.
14 October 2019
A photo exhibition which evolved from research into the Latrobe Valley community’s recovery from the Hazelwood mine fire is on show in this year’s Ballarat International Foto Biennale.