Age no barrier to a Happy Life in China

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.

After the war: Remembering those who chose to stay behind

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.

'Clutch' performance in sport: How athletes shut out anxiety to succeed

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.

The street games getting young people active again

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.

Why shaming mums won’t solve modern parenting problems

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.

Frozen in time – looking to the past to protect Antarctica's seabirds

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.


Keeping it country – the struggle to hold on to regional teachers

21 October 2019

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 join global Think Equal early years program

21 October 2019

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.

Tackling the antibiotic resistance threat at animal market hot spots

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.