New research hub for Wimmera Campus


VIDEO 

Federation University Australia is strengthening its research capabilities in western Victoria with the launch of a new research hub at its Wimmera Campus in Horsham and the appointment of a leading economics professor to head up the Ararat Jobs and Technology Precinct.

The Horsham Research Hub is part of Federation University’s Future Regions Research Centre, which is focussed on partnering with local industry, community and government to tackle the big issues facing regional communities.

The focus in the Wimmera region will include how geography and dispersed populations impact service delivery and the best ways to guarantee that communities and individuals do not experience social and economic exclusion. Other projects will look at rural economic drivers and how regulation change impacts local economies.

The Horsham Research Hub will be led by Dr Cathy Tischler and supported by Dr Kelsey Macdonald.


COVID safety at Federation University and Federation TAFE

6 January 2023

Federation University Australia offers welcoming and safe regional campuses and high-quality teaching and learning across TAFE, higher education and research.

Repeated head injury may cause degenerative brain disease for people who play sport – juniors and amateurs included

23 December 2022

Where there are players and a game to be won, you can expect some rough and tumble on the sporting field. But when do the bumps become a problem? And what can we do to protect them from brain injury?

Supporting students into careers and further education

20 December 2022

A pilot program that helps young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples get the skills to find employment or progress to further education and training should be expanded, a researcher says.