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The North West Star
Man with two degrees rejected for 'thousands' of jobsMathew Townsend has two degrees ; the first a Masters degree in environmental m
Man with two degrees rejected for 'thousands' of jobs
The North West Star / Posted 11 hours ago
Mathew Townsend has two degrees ; the first a Masters degree in environmental management in sustainable development from the University of Queensland. Brisbane's Mathew Townsend has two degrees, a Masters degree in environmental management in... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Bindi Irwin's big plans as she marks milestone birthdayengaged with the political process. Terri Irwin with son Robert and daughter Bi
Bindi Irwin's big plans as she marks milestone birthday
Brisbane Times / Posted 19 hours ago
engaged with the political process. Terri Irwin with son Robert and daughter Bindi after receiving her honorary degree from the University of Queensland. Photo: Bradley Kanaris "I am really excited to finally be able to vote," she said. "I have... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Man with two degrees rejected for 'thousands' of jobsBrisbane's Mathew Townsend has two degrees, a Masters degree in environmental m
Man with two degrees rejected for 'thousands' of jobs
Brisbane Times / Posted yesterday
Brisbane's Mathew Townsend has two degrees, a Masters degree in environmental management in sustainable development from the University of Queensland and a Bachelor of Environmental Science from James Cook University. He completed them in 2012 and... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Queensland's top netballers juggling careers with the sport they loveone of the best players in the country and the Firebirds' star goal shooter, ha
Queensland's top netballers juggling careers with the sport they love
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
one of the best players in the country and the Firebirds' star goal shooter, has recently taken up a coaching role at the University of Queensland. "It's really exciting I'm learning as I go," she said. "It's just how much I can give back... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
High rise next to Customs House one step closer after UQ lose court caseHigh-rise tower next to Brisbane's Customs House one step closer after UQ lose
High rise next to Customs House one step closer after UQ lose court case
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
High-rise tower next to Brisbane's Customs House one step closer after UQ lose court case The University of Queensland (UQ) has lost an appeal to block the construction of a high-rise tower next to Customs House in the Brisbane CBD. UQ owns Customs... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Judge gives OK for controversial Customs House high-riseHouse in Brisbane have had a major win, with a Planning and Environment Court t
Judge gives OK for controversial Customs House high-rise
Brisbane Times / Posted 2 days ago
House in Brisbane have had a major win, with a Planning and Environment Court throwing out an appeal against its approval. The University of Queensland, which owned Customs House, took both the Brisbane City Council and Cbus Properties to the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'It's hard work': How FIFO parents overcome lifestyle pressuresshifts. Many FIFO workers can be away from home for up to four or six weeks at
'It's hard work': How FIFO parents overcome lifestyle pressures
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
shifts. Many FIFO workers can be away from home for up to four or six weeks at a time at remote or offshore worksites. The University of Queensland study, published in the Journal of Child and Family Studies, revealed FIFO partners were also at... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Humans and wild birds talk to each other to find honeyanother case involved the collaboration with killer whales, according to a revi
Humans and wild birds talk to each other to find honey
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
another case involved the collaboration with killer whales, according to a review of these interactions published in 2002 by Dr David Neil of the University of Queensland. Want more science from across the ABC? First posted July 22, 2016 05:... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
The Problem of Evil and the Light of Christ: A Further Response to N.N. Trakakis – Opinion – ABC Religion & Ethicsthe University of Cambridge. On Thursday, 21 July, The Emmanuel Centre for the
The Problem of Evil and the Light of Christ: A Further Response to N.N. Trakakis – Opinion – ABC Religion & Ethics
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
the University of Cambridge. On Thursday, 21 July, The Emmanuel Centre for the Study of Science, Religion and Society at the University of Queensland is hosting a public conversation between N.N. Trakakis and a number of his critics on the... Read more
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PhysOrg
Birds on top of the world, with nowhere to gothat travel north to breed each year, according to a new international study pu
Birds on top of the world, with nowhere to go
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
that travel north to breed each year, according to a new international study published today in Global Change Biology. The University of Queensland School of Biological Sciences' researcher Hannah Wauchope said that suitable breeding conditions... Read more
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University of Queensland
Meet Queensland's new Brain Bee champBrisbane student Shambhavi Mishra has been crowned the 2016 Queensland Brain Be
Meet Queensland's new Brain Bee champ
University of Queensland / Posted 4 days ago
Brisbane student Shambhavi Mishra has been crowned the 2016 Queensland Brain Bee champion at The University of Queensland. “Neuroscience is a really interesting field. There’s so much happening in it right now, and there’s so much more to... Read more
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The Border Mail
Think of outcome before you bagare quite happy to shift it all into particle sized plastics rather than plasti
Think of outcome before you bag
The Border Mail / Posted 4 days ago
are quite happy to shift it all into particle sized plastics rather than plastic bag-sized plastic." Kathy Townsend, from the University of Queensland, told the Senate committee that consumers were largely confused about different types of bags... Read more
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University of Queensland
The art of avoiding retirementrather than retiring, he went back to university to pursue his passion for art.
The art of avoiding retirement
University of Queensland / Posted 4 days ago
rather than retiring, he went back to university to pursue his passion for art. Mr Loaney, 62-years-old, graduates from The University of Queensland this week with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours), one of up to 3000 students graduating at 10... Read more
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University of Queensland
Birds on top of the world, with nowhere to gothat travel north to breed each year, according to a new international study pu
Birds on top of the world, with nowhere to go
University of Queensland / Posted 4 days ago
that travel north to breed each year, according to a new international study published today in Global Change Biology. The University of Queensland School of Biological Sciences’ researcher Hannah Wauchope said that suitable breeding conditions... Read more
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University of Queensland
UQ poised to make pivotal changes to the University experienceThe University of Queensland is making pivotal changes to the way higher educat
UQ poised to make pivotal changes to the University experience
University of Queensland / Posted 5 days ago
The University of Queensland is making pivotal changes to the way higher education is imagined and experienced. Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Peter Høj today announced a five-year program of initiatives “at the forefront of the learning... Read more
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University of Queensland
Career switch ignites a dormant passionvolcanoes in Australia. Although it took her a few years and a career switch f
Career switch ignites a dormant passion
University of Queensland / Posted 5 days ago
volcanoes in Australia. Although it took her a few years and a career switch from nursing, Ms Guerin will graduate from The University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Science (Earth Sciences) with Honours on Tuesday, 19 July. She is one of up... Read more
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University of Queensland
Smartphone app aims to prevent burns in childrenA collaboration between injury prevention researchers at The University of Quee
Smartphone app aims to prevent burns in children
University of Queensland / Posted 5 days ago
A collaboration between injury prevention researchers at The University of Queensland and digital health company iPug has resulted in a 21st Century approach to tackling childhood scalds. A team from the Centre for Children’s Burns and Trauma... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'Time to regulate the truth': Calls for tougher rules on political advertisingof dollars the ALP spent on saturation TV campaigns." Professor Graeme Orr, a
'Time to regulate the truth': Calls for tougher rules on political advertising
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 6 days ago
of dollars the ALP spent on saturation TV campaigns." Professor Graeme Orr, a specialist in the law of politics at the University of Queensland, agreed, saying he thought that "we're seeing a declining level of trust in political electoral... Read more
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University of Queensland
New sports field or 500 car parks – how about both?A new 500-bay casual carpark has opened for staff, students and visitors at The
New sports field or 500 car parks – how about both?
University of Queensland / Posted 6 days ago
A new 500-bay casual carpark has opened for staff, students and visitors at The University of Queensland St Lucia campus – but you’d be forgiven for missing it at first glance. The parking building is completely underground, nestled under a sports... Read more
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Canberra Times
Do these six Australians have a case to answer?to Juba. Photo: Kate Geraghty 6. Lieutenant-General Yien Oral Lam Coming to A
Do these six Australians have a case to answer?
Canberra Times / Posted 7 days ago
to Juba. Photo: Kate Geraghty 6. Lieutenant-General Yien Oral Lam Coming to Australia in 1998, Oral Lam studied law at the University of Queensland and says he later worked in Queensland's Department of Justice. In 2006 he joined the United... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Do these six Australians have a case to answer?to Juba. Photo: Kate Geraghty 6. Lieutenant-General Yien Oral Lam Coming to A
Do these six Australians have a case to answer?
Brisbane Times / Posted 7 days ago
to Juba. Photo: Kate Geraghty 6. Lieutenant-General Yien Oral Lam Coming to Australia in 1998, Oral Lam studied law at the University of Queensland and says he later worked in Queensland's Department of Justice. In 2006 he joined the United... Read more
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The Age
Do these six Australians have a case to answer?to Juba. Photo: Kate Geraghty 6. Lieutenant-General Yien Oral Lam Coming to A
Do these six Australians have a case to answer?
The Age / Posted 7 days ago
to Juba. Photo: Kate Geraghty 6. Lieutenant-General Yien Oral Lam Coming to Australia in 1998, Oral Lam studied law at the University of Queensland and says he later worked in Queensland's Department of Justice. In 2006 he joined the United... Read more
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WA Today
Do these six Australians have a case to answer?to Juba. Photo: Kate Geraghty 6. Lieutenant-General Yien Oral Lam Coming to A
Do these six Australians have a case to answer?
WA Today / Posted 7 days ago
to Juba. Photo: Kate Geraghty 6. Lieutenant-General Yien Oral Lam Coming to Australia in 1998, Oral Lam studied law at the University of Queensland and says he later worked in Queensland's Department of Justice. In 2006 he joined the United... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Do these six Australians have a case to answer?to Juba. Photo: Kate Geraghty 6. Lieutenant-General Yien Oral Lam Coming to A
Do these six Australians have a case to answer?
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 7 days ago
to Juba. Photo: Kate Geraghty 6. Lieutenant-General Yien Oral Lam Coming to Australia in 1998, Oral Lam studied law at the University of Queensland and says he later worked in Queensland's Department of Justice. In 2006 he joined the United... Read more
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redOrbit
Feeling down? Eat fruits and vegetablesHowever, well-being improvements from increased consumption of fruit and vegeta
Feeling down? Eat fruits and vegetables
redOrbit / Posted 8 days ago
However, well-being improvements from increased consumption of fruit and vegetables are closer to immediate." Experts from the University of Queensland, Australia collaborated with their British counterparts on the research. Food diaries of 12,385... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Global biodiversity drops 'below safe limit' across 58pc of Earth's surfacecombined with actions Professor Hugh Possingham, director of the ARC Centre of
Global biodiversity drops 'below safe limit' across 58pc of Earth's surface
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 9 days ago
combined with actions Professor Hugh Possingham, director of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Environmental Decisions at the University of Queensland, said the link between biodiversity and species abundance within ecosystems is still not well... Read more
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University of Queensland
Reducing the suffering of lower back painCould mindfulness and meditation be more powerful than opioids for lower back p
Reducing the suffering of lower back pain
University of Queensland / Posted 9 days ago
Could mindfulness and meditation be more powerful than opioids for lower back pain? The University of Queensland School of Psychology’s Dr Melissa Day is conducting a project that will test that possibility and could even save lives. “Chronic pain... Read more
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University of Queensland
Entrepreneurs to bring new prosperity to Pacific islandsA new wave of entrepreneurs is helping to revitalise South Pacific island econo
Entrepreneurs to bring new prosperity to Pacific islands
University of Queensland / Posted 10 days ago
A new wave of entrepreneurs is helping to revitalise South Pacific island economies with the support of The University of Queensland Business School. UQ Master of Business students are providing training for start-ups and small firms on the islands... Read more
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University of Queensland
UQ shines at research awardsThe quality of research performed at The University of Queensland was recognise
UQ shines at research awards
University of Queensland / Posted 10 days ago
The quality of research performed at The University of Queensland was recognised at last night’s (13 July) National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Research Excellence Awards in Canberra. UQ Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Peter... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Can 8 servings of fruit and veggies make you happier?now from fruits and vegetables — not just a lower health risk decades later,” s
Can 8 servings of fruit and veggies make you happier?
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
now from fruits and vegetables — not just a lower health risk decades later,” says Redzo Mujcic, a research fellow at the University of Queensland and co-author of the study published in the American Journal of Public Health. It may be... Read more
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University of Queensland
Queensland’s top young lifesavers converge at UQA posse of Queensland’s most outstanding young surf lifesavers has gathered at
Queensland’s top young lifesavers converge at UQ
University of Queensland / Posted 11 days ago
A posse of Queensland’s most outstanding young surf lifesavers has gathered at The University of Queensland. The surf lifesavers, aged 18-30, were selected for their dedication and leadership potential, representing clubs from Cairns to the Gold... Read more
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University of Queensland
TEDxUQ heads toward future frontiers with mini brains in mindTEDxUQ returns to The University of Queensland on 30 July, under the banner Fut
TEDxUQ heads toward future frontiers with mini brains in mind
University of Queensland / Posted 11 days ago
TEDxUQ returns to The University of Queensland on 30 July, under the banner Future Frontiers. The event will look at ideas and research shaping the frontiers of science, technology, psychology, business, law and the arts by bringing together... Read more
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University of Queensland
Multimillion dollar biopharmaceutical centre to be established in QueenslandA $10 million biopharmaceutical initiative with strong industry support will be
Multimillion dollar biopharmaceutical centre to be established in Queensland
University of Queensland / Posted 11 days ago
A $10 million biopharmaceutical initiative with strong industry support will be established at The University of Queensland to train the next generation of scientists and enhance Australia’s capabilities in the pharmaceutical sector. Australian... Read more
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University of Queensland
Mind over matter could reduce back pain anguishCould mindfulness and meditation be more powerful than opioids for lower back p
Mind over matter could reduce back pain anguish
University of Queensland / Posted 11 days ago
Could mindfulness and meditation be more powerful than opioids for lower back pain? The University of Queensland School of Psychology’s Dr Melissa Day is conducting a project that will test that possibility and could even save lives. “Chronic pain... Read more
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FOX News
Eating fruits and veggies will boost happiness ... after 2 yearsOswald tells the New York Daily News, "French fries will not count." Researcher
Eating fruits and veggies will boost happiness ... after 2 years
FOX News / Posted 11 days ago
Oswald tells the New York Daily News, "French fries will not count." Researchers from England's University of Warwick and the University of Queensland in Australia examined the food journals of more than 12,000 people. "Happiness benefits" were... Read more
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Psych Central
Eating More Fruits & Vegetables Tied to Happinessfruit and vegetables are closer to immediate.” The work is a collaboration bet
Eating More Fruits & Vegetables Tied to Happiness
Psych Central / Posted 11 days ago
fruit and vegetables are closer to immediate.” The work is a collaboration between the University of Warwick, England and the University of Queensland, Australia. The researchers found that happiness increased incrementally for each extra daily... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Road rage study launched into why mild-mannered people flip outflip out What makes rational, calm people flip out in road rage episodes will
Road rage study launched into why mild-mannered people flip out
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 11 days ago
flip out What makes rational, calm people flip out in road rage episodes will be the focus of a study by psychologists at the University of Queensland. Researcher supervisor Lauren Shaw needs 400 people for the survey into what contributes to... Read more
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University of Queensland
School students explore career options at UQAlmost 1500 high school students have flocked to The University of Queensland S
School students explore career options at UQ
University of Queensland / Posted 12 days ago
Almost 1500 high school students have flocked to The University of Queensland St Lucia campus today for the annual Careers that shape the world experience. Office of prospective Students and Student Equity (OPSSE) acting director Steve Forster said... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
A word in your ear: election wash upstill possible. Post-election cliches are almost as annoying as pre-election c
A word in your ear: election wash up
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 12 days ago
still possible. Post-election cliches are almost as annoying as pre-election cliches! Language Professor Roly Sussex from the University of Queensland is having a Word In Your... Read more
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iafrica.com
Fruit and veggies make you happycan boost your happiness as well as your health. Carried out by researchers at
Fruit and veggies make you happy
iafrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
can boost your happiness as well as your health. Carried out by researchers at the University of Warwick, England and the University of Queensland, Australia, the new study is one of the first of its kind to scientifically explore the... Read more
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University of Queensland
UQ researchers seek help to preserve Solomon Islands biodiversityWildlife lovers can help The University of Queensland provide free conservation
UQ researchers seek help to preserve Solomon Islands biodiversity
University of Queensland / Posted 12 days ago
Wildlife lovers can help The University of Queensland provide free conservation textbooks to more than 250 high schools in the Solomon Islands through the UQ Giving program. Solomon Islands Forest Life is a new textbook that documents the rich... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Yeppoon boys making waves in Surf Life Saving scenebut two Yeppoon surf lifesavers are well and truly looking ahead to summer. Th
Yeppoon boys making waves in Surf Life Saving scene
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 12 days ago
but two Yeppoon surf lifesavers are well and truly looking ahead to summer. The pair were in Brisbane this weekend for the University of Queensland Surf Life Saving Queensland Leadership Excellence Program. Yeppoon members Nathan Grennan and... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Toowoomba photographer will snap your furry friendssorts of tips and tricks to capture even the fastest animals. "I was lucky eno
Toowoomba photographer will snap your furry friends
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
sorts of tips and tricks to capture even the fastest animals. "I was lucky enough to travel to South Africa in 2014 with the University of Queensland. During this time I was able to have a camera in hand for three weeks straight," she... Read more
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Newsmax
Want to be Happy? Eat More Fruit and Veggiescan boost your happiness as well as your health. Carried out by researchers at
Want to be Happy? Eat More Fruit and Veggies
Newsmax / Posted 12 days ago
can boost your happiness as well as your health. Carried out by researchers at the University of Warwick, England and the University of Queensland, Australia, the new study is one of the first of its kind to scientifically explore the... Read more
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Aljazeera
Australia's Pauline Hanson wins on anti-Islam ticketIt remains to be seen what this will mean in the halls of power. Chris Salisbu
Australia's Pauline Hanson wins on anti-Islam ticket
Aljazeera / Posted 12 days ago
It remains to be seen what this will mean in the halls of power. Chris Salisbury, an expert on electoral history from the University of Queensland, said: "One Nation will probably have some role-playing in touchstone issues like foreign... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
The more fruit and veggies you eat the happier you are, suggests new researchCarried out by researchers at the University of Warwick, England and the Univer
The more fruit and veggies you eat the happier you are, suggests new research
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 12 days ago
Carried out by researchers at the University of Warwick, England and the University of Queensland, Australia, the new study is one of the first of its kind to scientifically explore the psychological -- and not just physical -- effects of eating... Read more
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Daily Mail
The secret to happiness? Eat more fruit and veg!diaries and had their psychological well-being measured. The scientists in the
The secret to happiness? Eat more fruit and veg!
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
diaries and had their psychological well-being measured. The scientists in the study, which was jointly carried out with the University of Queensland, Australia, found large positive psychological benefits within two years of an improved... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Eating more fruit and vegetables can boost people’s happiness levelsfruit and vegetables are closer to immediate." The work is a collaboration bet
Eating more fruit and vegetables can boost people’s happiness levels
News-Medical-Net / Posted 13 days ago
fruit and vegetables are closer to immediate." The work is a collaboration between the University of Warwick, England and the University of Queensland, Australia. The researchers found that happiness increased incrementally for each extra daily... Read more
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University of Queensland
Queensland research centre to improve tall timber building industryTimber buildings are a familiar part of Queensland life, and they are about to
Queensland research centre to improve tall timber building industry
University of Queensland / Posted 13 days ago
Timber buildings are a familiar part of Queensland life, and they are about to get taller. The University of Queensland has teamed up with the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Hyne Timber, Lendlease, and engineering firm Arup, to create the... Read more
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University of Queensland
From student of history to history maker – UQ welcomes new ChancellorAlumnus, university medallist and honorary doctorate recipient Mr Peter N Vargh
From student of history to history maker – UQ welcomes new Chancellor
University of Queensland / Posted 13 days ago
Alumnus, university medallist and honorary doctorate recipient Mr Peter N Varghese AO has returned to The University of Queensland as its 14th Chancellor today (July 11). Mr Varghese graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (First Class Honours) in 1978,... Read more
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