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The (re)Generation: a movement created by the young, for the young, to fall in love with nature
The (re)Generation: a movement created by the young, for the young, to fall in love with nature September 24, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Supported by the New South Wales Environment Trust, Macquarie University has partnered with Oz Green to launch a project to see if the way to inspire young people to love and care for nature is to ask them how to ... Read More »

Non-English subjects can help migrant and refugee children
Non-English subjects can help migrant and refugee children September 22, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

New research at the University of Adelaide recommends that migrant and refugee children be exposed to more non-English-based subjects – such as art and sport – to help them to make friends, transition into school education and improve their wellbeing. ... Read More »

Impact of bullying on young people with cerebral palsy
Impact of bullying on young people with cerebral palsy September 21, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Louisa Salmon knows only too well the different challenges faced by people with severe disability, and now she’s exploring how bullying may be impacting on their lives. Louisa is completing a PhD in psychology through Southern Cross University’s School of ... Read More »

Family Dinners Good for Teens’ Mental Health, Could Protect From Cyberbullying
Family Dinners Good for Teens’ Mental Health, Could Protect From Cyberbullying September 13, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Cyberbullying was associated with mental health and substance use problems in adolescents but family dinners may help protect teens from the consequences of cyberbullying and also be beneficial for their mental health. Background About 1 in 5 adolescents has experienced ... Read More »

Role for parents in high school English lessons
Role for parents in high school English lessons September 12, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The sheer range of texts their children study over the course of a year in a high school English class can be daunting for parents. Children could study Shakespeare, The Simpsons and World of Warcraft all in a single term. ... Read More »

Help to navigate divorce
Help to navigate divorce September 10, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Divorce doesn’t have to spell disaster for children or their parents, says the author of a University of Queensland program designed to help families after separation. Triple P founder and co-author of UQ’s 12-week Family Transitions Triple P program Professor ... Read More »

Student test anxiety relieved by new research
Student test anxiety relieved by new research September 7, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

New research suggests letting kids look at exams before they begin can help reduce anxiety and improve performance. Child development researcher and PhD student Myrto Mavilidi, from the Early Start Research Institute at UOW, said that test anxiety is a major threat ... Read More »

How parents juggle work hours may influence kids’ weight
How parents juggle work hours may influence kids’ weight September 4, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The way parents balance their work schedules may affect their adolescent children’s eating habits, according to Penn State researchers. Those schedules may be even more important than the number of hours the parents spend at work, said Molly Martin, associate professor ... Read More »

Cold kids hot to trot in winter
Cold kids hot to trot in winter September 1, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Children are more active in winter than in spring and summer, a breakthrough Deakin University study has found. The surprise findings by researchers at the University’s Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research (C-PAN) contrasts with previous studies that have concluded that ... Read More »

HPV vaccine could help ‘close the gap’
HPV vaccine could help ‘close the gap’ August 31, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

In the most comprehensive assessment of its type, UNSW-led research has found that in just four years, the HPV vaccine has resulted in a dramatic drop in genital warts in young Australians from a range of backgrounds, a result that ... Read More »







 
 
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