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  • Man with neck pain

    Excessive smartphone use could be causing you back and neck pain

    A large majority of the world’s 3.4 billion smartphone users are putting their necks at risk every time they send a text, according to new research involving UniSA.


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  • Woman with half her face tanned

    Social media can help people say no to tanning

    There’s no such thing as a healthy tan but challenging the ‘tanned ideal’ is an uphill battle.


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  • Woman in the back of an Uber

    Are Uber, Airbnb and bike sharing schemes just a new form of capitalism?

    The scope and scale of the so-called “sharing economy” has increased exponentially over the past decade, to the point where it affects almost every aspect of our lives.


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    Driverless cars: can we navigate the complexities on the road ahead?

    About 1.35 million people worldwide die in road crashes each year, primarily due to human error, so why does society still baulk at the prospect of robot-controlled vehicles?


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  • Boy watching TV

    Sitting in front of the TV puts kids in the obesity hotseat

    The simple act of switching on the TV for some downtime could be making a bigger contribution to childhood obesity than we realise, according to new research from the University of South Australia.


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  • Researchers working in Vanuatu work to make sport a path to lifestyle change

    As obesity climbs in Pacific nations, UniSA research probes the effectiveness of health through sport

    Researchers from the University of South Australia and the University of Technology Sydney have been working to develop a sustainable healthy lifestyle model that can be applied in a range of communities where a swag of costly, non-communicable diseases is stretching health budgets and communities to a breaking point.


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    UniSA gets top marks in SA for graduate employment outcomes … again

    UniSA is the number one university in South Australia for graduate employment and graduate satisfaction in the latest graduate outcomes and student experience data from the federal education department.


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  • An artist’s impression of the planned Industry Connections Hub and Education Building (University Boulevard view) at Mawson Lakes.

    Testlab at Mawson Lakes to benefit defence and space industries

    Local space and defence industries will receive a significant boost this year with the establishment of a Testlab at Mawson Lakes to prepare businesses for the fourth industrial revolution, also known as Industry 4.0.


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