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9 September 2022
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7 September 2022
Cyber abuse, including cyberbullying and internet trolling is a growing problem in Australia, where one in five young people have experienced harassment, social media exclusion, or online abuse.
6 September 2022
During this Women’s Health Week, we need to spend time on ourselves to develop our self-care skills, writes Dr Lynne Reeder.
As a community, we may now be living with COVID-19, but the pressure on our healthcare front line is not over for our ED nurses.
1 September 2022
Federation University co-hosted the 2022 Menzies Foundation Oration 'Do I have a future? A better deal for young people in Australia'.
CeRDI has been instrumental in a citizen science project monitoring the 150g migratory shorebird known as Latham’s snipe. Now it is also assessing the value of the urban wetlands the bird uses.
29 August 2022
Researchers are trialing the economic potential of industrial hemp, a crop that produces both fibre and seeds that can be used in products as far ranging as textiles, biofuel and building materials.
25 August 2022
Scorching summers and cold, wet winters are contributing to the poor quality of our roads – a double whammy for engineers who have to deal with clay soils that move as the seasons change.
19 August 2022
Federation University’s history dates back to 1870 when the School of Mines, a teaching institution serving a city riding high on rivers of gold, was opened in response to the needs of the time.
11 August 2022
Student and staff volunteers are planting indigenous trees and shrubs along a boundary of Federation University’s Mt Helen campus. The plants will help protect birds, possums, kangaroos and koalas.
One of the clearest pictures of issues affecting small businesses in rural Australia has emerged from a large study in western Victoria.
2 August 2022
Researchers are catching some of Australia’s largest species of sharks and cleaning their teeth in a vast study aiming to understand the microbes living inside the sharks.
29 July 2022
With Australia hosting major sporting events over the next decade, there's work to be done to get the best result for the communities staging them.
28 July 2022
Isn’t COVID-19 getting weaker? I’ve been vaccinated – why aren’t I fully protected? The recent findings that may help people decide on the ‘right’ balance of protection for themselves.
25 July 2022
A Federation University researcher says changes are needed in hospitals so that First Nations people feel welcome, safe, understood and able to access full medical care.
21 July 2022
Federation University researchers are identifying strategies to increase women’s participation in sports and to understand the many barriers deterring them from participating in physical activity.
15 July 2022
The pandemic has highlighted the fragility of supply chains and the need for manufacturers to adapt and look at human resources they may not have previously considered.
8 July 2022
Federation University will prepare and support high-achieving pre-service teachers in a program targeting learning disadvantage throughout Victoria.
4 July 2022
A pilot project between Adobe and Federation has seen academic and teaching staff from across higher education and TAFE selected to serve as innovation champions and showcase digital capability.
I am sure you’ve been told you should stand and move away from your desk or use a standing desk where possible. One of the major benefits of doing this is to activate and stretch the hip flexor area.
1 July 2022
Tiny worms in sheep and goats cause one of the biggest problems in the meat and wool industries. Affecting health, reproduction rates and wool production, worms can cripple a farming enterprise.
28 June 2022
The annual number of tropical cyclones forming globally decreased by about 13 per cent during the 20th century compared to the 19th, according to research published in Nature Climate Change.
22 June 2022
What is the current position of Australian universities in advancing gender equity and inclusion, and how do we accelerate our progress? HEDx posed these questions at an important discussion.
21 June 2022
Federation University researchers are working on the development of microgrid power systems that could provide energy to remote towns where power has been cut in extreme weather conditions.
16 June 2022
Electric toothbrushes that can track which part of your mouth you are brushing could have significant implications for oral health care, particularly for children and the elderly.