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eSports challenging the definition of sport

eSports challenging the definition of sport

November 29, 2019

eSports have big prizemoney, a global following and athletes who train every day. But is it really a sport?

Cystic fibrosis sufferers win affordable drug lifeline

Cystic fibrosis sufferers win affordable drug lifeline

November 5, 2019

A new cystic fibrosis drug has been listed onto the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme, saving sufferers...

China-based ghostwriters bypassing Uni firewalls

China-based ghostwriters bypassing Uni firewalls

October 25, 2019

"At first, I was wondering what was going on, how did they know about my student email address?  And then I started to think that maybe school was testing me to see if I would find someone to write my essay." - Xinxin Wang, Communications student.

Gold Coast company sets sights on moon

Gold Coast company sets sights on moon

October 11, 2019

The local company, Gilmour Space Technologies, is a venture capital-backed rocket company that develops...

Textile artist shares passion through teaching

Textile artist shares passion through teaching

October 3, 2019

 Ms Leon, who has a Diploma of Fine Art, specialises in textiles and screen-printing, designing everyt...

On the land, and staring down the barrel of climate change

On the land, and staring down the barrel of climate change

September 23, 2019

Farmers are at the front line of a changing planet. But for many it's still all about the weather, not the climate.

Pencil Rocket climbs the social media heights

Pencil Rocket climbs the social media heights

August 30, 2019

Social media is now a booming industry, which is fast becoming one of the main sources for busin...

Counselling call for the Big C

Counselling call for the Big C

August 30, 2019

Mental health remains the unspoken side effect of cancer

The Dish, the tapes and the man on the moon

The Dish, the tapes and the man on the moon

July 10, 2019

There’s a buzz around Parkes and it can be heard all the way to NASA. Not since - well, 50 years ago - has the town been in the spotlight for an event of this magnitude.

APP to make beaches safer

APP to make beaches safer

July 4, 2019

World-first, cutting-edge technology will be trialled on Manly beaches next season in a bid to improve...

Sydney candidate pushes for scientific solutions

Sydney candidate pushes for scientific solutions

May 16, 2019

Science Party candidate Aaron Hammond stood on a very busy corner of College and Oxford streets in Darlinghurst....

University of Wollongong goes Commando for Motor Neurone Disease

April 16, 2019

Grass and mud-stained knees jogged, sprinted and crawled their way across the University of Wollongong to raise funds for motor neurone disease.

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