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Girls identify secret ingredient to keep Christmas trees alive
Girls identify secret ingredient to keep Christmas trees alive December 14, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Sydney schoolgirls carrying out a research project with UNSW plant ecologists, Professor Angela Moles and Dr Julia Cooke, have identified a possible solution to the annual problem of Christmas trees turning brown and dying in the middle of the lounge ... Read More »

Anxiety hits women most about job loss in the family
Anxiety hits women most about job loss in the family December 11, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Females are more anxious than men when someone in their family loses a job, found a University of Melbourne report that used interviews from 13,000 Australians. Using data from the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) Survey, the report found ... Read More »

Fewer young people in sentenced detention
Fewer young people in sentenced detention December 9, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

There was a small but steady decline in the number of young people in sentenced detention in Australia between 2010 and 2014, according to a report released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). The number of ... Read More »

Small uniform changes to protect our school kids
Small uniform changes to protect our school kids December 3, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

James Cook University researchers have found lengthening school uniforms would give students much greater protection from skin cancer. The study shows lengthening school shorts, skirts and sleeves just a small amount or choosing loose-fitting garments to cover more skin could ... Read More »

Digital technology in schools – benefit or burden?
Digital technology in schools – benefit or burden? December 1, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Digital technology is part of everyday life, whether at home, at work or at play. But what role does it play in education? A world-first study led by Southern Cross University researcher Dr Michael Gard will investigate the use of ... Read More »

Schools to change their tune about music learning
Schools to change their tune about music learning November 29, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Building strong learning cultures and communities in schools through music is the focus of ‘Creating Music Cultures in Schools’, a book launched at the University Of Melbourne recently. Music therapist and researcher Professor Katrina Skewes McFerran explores the powerful influence ... Read More »

Predictors of Kidney Failure in Middle Age Found in Teenagers
Predictors of Kidney Failure in Middle Age Found in Teenagers November 25, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Kidney failure later in life can be predicted based on measurements taken in adolescence, according to a study by Swedish researchers at Örebro University published in the November issue of the American Journal of Kidney Diseases. Researchers at Örebro University found ... Read More »

Mobile Phone Addicts Most Sleep Deprived: Study
Mobile Phone Addicts Most Sleep Deprived: Study November 22, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Teenagers who routinely snuggle up in bed at night with their computer or mobile phone are more than twice as likely to be sleep deprived than other adolescents, research shows. A web-based survey of about 11,500 young Australians by the ... Read More »

Perfect storm of creative play
Perfect storm of creative play November 21, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A community outreach program that encouraged Illawarra and South Coast children to engage in more interactive and creative play was held at the Jervis Bay 100th Year of Education in the Territory centenary celebration. Representatives from UOW’s Early Start Discovery Space, which will ... Read More »

A sports program for special kids
A sports program for special kids November 19, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Groups of secondary school students are having a unique opportunity to develop their sports skills through a program run by uni students enrolled in two of Victoria University’s sports degrees. The Adapted Physical Education Program is a unit in the ... Read More »







 
 
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