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    We’ve dropped the ball on physical activity— but not on measuring movement in Aussie kids.

    While the latest Active Healthy Kids Australia statistics show Aussie kids are flatlining in terms of their physical activity participation, researchers from the University of South Australia are ensuring pre-schoolers have the best opportunities to move well, as they deliver new guidelines to better evaluate children’s developing movement skills.


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  • Gorilla in the wild. Photo by Matthew Ennis.

    Recycle your old mobile phone to save gorilla populations

    Are you among the 400 million people around the world who have relegated an old mobile phone to the top drawer in the past year?


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  • Joel Ransley, Jack Donaldson and Joshua Bernardi Colombo scholarship winners 2019

    UniSA’s triple Js – make the most of the New Colombo Plan

    A trio of UniSA’s top students – Joel Ransley, Jack Donaldson and Joshua Bernardi – have each been awarded a prestigious New Colombo Plan scholarship, and will travel to the Indo-Pacific in 2019 to undertake further study and learn more about the region’s culture, people and business practices.


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    Breast screening vastly reduces risk of cancer death

    Women who undertake regular breast screening checks have a 60 per cent lower risk of dying from breast cancer within 10 years of diagnosis, new research shows.


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  • Jana Matthews

    New study reveals why Australian SMEs fail

    The Australian Centre for Business Growth today revealed new research which identifies the reasons Australian SMEs are failing. 


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  • MOD. Waging Peace exhibition explores the impact of sleep conditions

    Building brand PEACE and fighting for it - new exhibition opens at MOD.

    In an era where news is pervasive but unreliable, where peace is ambushed by violence on city streets and in family homes, where wars wage between enemies and the enemies within – is it time to fight for peace more powerfully? 


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  • Libby Roughead

    Turning health outcomes around for veterans Global partnerships forging safer use of medicines

    Back in 2004 when UniSA first became involved in a research project with the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) to identify how we could deliver a system for safer and more appropriate use of medicines for ageing veterans, they could not have predicted where the research would lead.


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  • Professor A University of South Australia-led project to help health professionals remotely diagnose and treat strokes could be a lifesaver – literally – for South Australians living in rural areas. Susan Hillier

    Let’s end the ‘postcode lottery’ when it comes to stroke

    A University of South Australia-led project to help health professionals remotely diagnose and treat strokes could be a lifesaver – literally – for South Australians living in rural areas. 


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