Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 24 September 2018 Ignoring iwi and hapū perspectives in historical accounts of Aotearoa New Zealand risks cultural amnesia and the erosion or even destruction of identities, says a doctoral researcher in the field. University of Canterbury doctoral student Madison Williams and her primary supervisor UC […]Read More →
MIL-OSI Australia: 24 September 2018 University of Sydney academics on tour for one night only After three sold-out seasons, Raising the Bar returns to Sydney on Wednesday 17 October. Join us as our academics take to Sydney’s bars to talk heatwaves, happiness, artificial intelligence and much more.
Source: University of Sydney Move over trivia night, it’s time to learn something new in Sydney’s bars as University of Sydney academics take their research out of the labs and lecture theatres, and into the city for Raising the Bar 2018. Back for its fourth season, Raising the Bar Sydney will see 20 academics deliver 20 […]Read More →
MIL-OSI Australia: 24 September 2018 Residential aged-care doesn’t meet older people’s emotional needs In the wake of ABC’s Four Corners investigation Associate Professor Lee-Fay Low explains why Australia’s aged-care system is failing older people and the fundamental shift that is needed to change things.
Source: University of Sydney All humans have fundamental needs. These are physiological (food, drink, clothing, sleep), safety (emotional security, physical safety, health), love and belonging (friendships, community), esteem (respect, dignity) and self-actualisation (accomplishment, personal development). For people living in Australia’s residential aged-care facilities, these needs are often not met. Most residents do not feel they are […]Read More →
MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russia – Source: Saint Petersburg State University in Russian Conference September 26, 2018Time: 12: 00Saint Petersburg, St. Petersburg Highway, 109, Mikhailovskaya Dacha St. Petersburg International Youth Ecological Forum will be held in St. Petersburg State University. Students, young specialists, leading scientists and government officials will discuss topical environmental issues and challenges […]Read More →
MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russia – Source: Saint Petersburg State University in Russian The meeting was held by Sergey Goncharov, First Deputy Rector of St. Petersburg State University for Research. Florian Schweigert, the Vice President for International Activities of Potsdam University, noted that over the last couple of decades, not only the universities of Russia […]Read More →
MIL-OSI Australia: 20 September 2018 How the law failed the victims of the Bowraville murder case Last week, the NSW Court of Criminal Appeal added another chapter to the decades-long story of injustice for the Indigenous community of Bowraville. David Hamer from Sydney Law School explores how the laws of ‘double jeopardy’ have put obstacles in the path of the prosecution for a third child murder.
Source: University of Sydney Background of the case Between September 1990 and January 1991, three Indigenous children – Colleen Walker, Evelyn Greenup and Clinton Speedy – disappeared from Bowraville township on the mid-north coast of NSW. When the families reported the disappearances, local police suggested Colleen had gone “walkabout” and were slow to even file […]Read More →
MIL-OSI Australia: 20 September 2018 Can video game exercises help chronic low back pain? A new study from University of Sydney found the effect of an 8-week home-based video game program was comparable to exercise programs completed under the supervision of a physiotherapist.
Source: University of Sydney New research from University of Sydney has found home-based video game exercises can reduce chronic low back pain in older people by 27 percent, which is comparable to benefits gained under programs supervised by a physiotherapist. Published today in Physical Therapy journal, this first-of-its-kind study investigated the effectiveness of self-managed home-based video game […]Read More →
Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 20 September 2018 Tanu Gago, a prominent photographer, curator, producer, film maker, photographer, visual artist and queer activist has been appointed the 2018 artist in residence for the Macmillan Brown Centre for Pacific Studies at the University of Canterbury. A still from Tanu Gago’s 2018 […]Read More →
Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 20 September 2018 Two excellent students from the University of Canterbury have been awarded Woolf Fisher Scholarships worth $300,000 to study at Cambridge University. Stephanie McGimpsey, aged 25, a graduate of UC studying a Master of Science, and Sam Frengley, aged 21, a Bachelor of […]Read More →