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Keeping participants in community sport
Keeping participants in community sport May 4, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Victoria’s grassroots sport clubs are not addressing high churn rates among members in key demographic groups, a Victoria University researcher has found. Associate Professor Rochelle Eime studied data from the state’s most popular organised sports and found relatively high drop-out ... Read More »

Managing drug risks at youth music festivals
Managing drug risks at youth music festivals May 3, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Education and harm minimisation strategies such as pill testing should be considered as a means of reducing the most risky behaviour of illicit drug use at large music and youth festivals, a Flinders University public health and safety expert says. ... Read More »

60 per cent of bottle shops sell alcohol to teens without checking ID
60 per cent of bottle shops sell alcohol to teens without checking ID May 2, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Australia’s bottle shops are selling alcohol to teenagers without checking their age, a Deakin University study has found. Researchers with Deakin’s Centre for Social and Early Emotional Development (SEED) monitored 350 bottle shops throughout the country to check sales to ... Read More »

Raising men’s awareness of effects on children exposed to domestic violence
Raising men’s awareness of effects on children exposed to domestic violence May 1, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Far greater investment in training programs designed specifically to raise awareness of the harms experienced by children exposed to family violence is needed, according to new research. A research team from the University of Tasmania’s schools of Health Sciences and ... Read More »

New ads to deter young drivers using smartphones
New ads to deter young drivers using smartphones April 24, 2016 (1 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)

A Queensland University of Technology researcher believes taking a positive and even humorous approach to road safety ads could be the key to reducing the number of young drivers who use their smartphones behind the wheel. Cassandra Gauld, from QUT’s ... Read More »

Alarm clock on teen sleep
Alarm clock on teen sleep April 18, 2016 (2 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)

More than 50% of teenagers do not get enough sleep on school nights, often due to the onset of puberty and social media-internet interaction. While many teens report to be tired next day, parents are loath to intervene with body clock changes ... Read More »

Whole-of-government approach to family violence offers hope
Whole-of-government approach to family violence offers hope April 17, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Social work and human services lecturers Dr Andreia Schineanu and Ms Robin Harvey in the CSU School of Humanities and Social Sciences in Wagga Wagga say addressing family and domestic violence needs a whole-of-government approach rather than relying on the ... Read More »

Setting girls up for success in physical activity
Setting girls up for success in physical activity April 10, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Increasing research shows that girls lag behind boys in their movement skills, balance and physical activity and that the gender gap only widens as girls get older. A new UniSA research study is seeking to better understand why there is ... Read More »

Parents vital to policing young drivers: Have your say
Parents vital to policing young drivers: Have your say April 5, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A new QUT study will look at what parents in the ACT are doing to keep their kids safe when they first get their licence, with research showing parents play a vital role in encouraging young drivers to obey the ... Read More »

Seeking kids with autism for computer club
Seeking kids with autism for computer club April 4, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

An award-winning computer club for children with autism co-founded by a Victoria University researcher is going online to help kids in remote areas. ‘The Lab’ was set up five years ago as a place for children with high-functioning autism to ... Read More »







 
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