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New program to steer high school students into STEM careers

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The new STEM Academy will provide high school students with a clear pathway into STEM degrees, and an understanding of the jobs their studies can lead to.

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Does your horse cough? Perhaps it has asthma

Dr Surita du Preez is leading the study on asthma in horses

Could recent bushfires have increased respiratory distress in horses? Our researchers are investigating.

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Kicking goals in sciences gender equity and diversity

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Improving gender equity and diversity in STEM has been rewarded with the award of an Athena SWAN Institutional Bronze Award, the highest level of this award available in Australia.

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Watch: 2020 Future Scientist Information Evening

Future Scientist event

Whether you have an offer already, or will receive one in the near future; re-live or catch up on the Future Scientist information evening we held on campus.

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Awards: Sciences' researchers, students and staff shine in 2019

The 2019 Partnership Development Award is awarded to:  Dr Alice Jones from the School of Biological Sciences

Researchers, graduate students and sciences' staff were recognised for their achievements in 2019 at the recent Faculty of Sciences end of year awards function.

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Podcast: Koalafications for becoming a zookeeper

Michelle Birkett - Zookeeper

Animal science graduate Michelle Birkett talks about her dream job as a zookeeper in Sarah Holloway’s latest ‘Seize the Yay’ podcast.

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Restrained or unrestrained – Dogs travelling in cars set for a ‘ruff’ ride

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Researchers call for compulsory testing of in-car dog restraints and better education about the dangers of having pets loose in your car.

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It’s common for dogs to be scared of going to the vet

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A new study finds up to 40 per cent of owners report their pet dogs are scared while being examined by a vet.

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