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More sleep or more exercise: the best time trade-offs for children’s health

More sleep could offset children’s excess indulgence over school holidays as new research from the University of South Australia shows the same health benefits may be achieved by either extra sleep or extra exercise.

New project supports middle-aged ACT women to avoid risky alcohol use

A project to discourage “risky levels” of drinking amongst middle-aged ACT women launches this week, using an online tool to intervene.

Fatal flaw in parasite’s armour could be used to treat malaria

Researchers from ANU have exposed a fatal flaw in the deadly parasite that causes malaria which could potentially be used to treat one of the world’s biggest killers.

Bee stings cause most venom-related hospitalisations

More than a quarter of 3,500 hospitalisations due to contact with a venomous animal or plant in Australia in 2017-18 were caused by bee stings.

Male lyrebirds use clever mimicry to lure females

Male lyrebirds use clever mimicry to increase their chances of sexual success, according to a new study involving researchers from The Australian National University.

Experts and insecure workers speak out against Fair Work Amendment Bill

Canberran researchers, students and unions warn the proposed changes will cause an increase in casual employment and erode workers' rights.

A bee-autiful breakthrough for robotics research

UNSW researchers have discovered that bumblebees are aware of their own size, which could lead to a robotics breakthrough.

Researcher urges rethink of online content moderation

An Australian National University (ANU) PhD researcher has analysed online platform Reddit and the effect of a ‘quarantine’ imposed on two notorious right-wing men’s rights channels, and suggests digital platforms rethink how...

ANU mental health researcher lauded for collaborative approach

ANU Senior Research Fellow Dr Brett Scholz has received the ACT Mental Health Research Evaluation Award for his collaborative approach to research.

Using technology to tell untold traditional tales on trees

A collaboration between Australian universities and Indigenous communities in Western Australia hopes to find Australia’s lost stories from centuries-old trees.

UC researchers commit to strengthening democracy

UC’s Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance has received funding for a research project designed to strengthen democracy in Australia.

UC tackling family conflict in technology use

A UC research project that empowers families to navigate the risks and opportunities of online spaces has received a $100,000 grant.
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