News Centre archive - 2017
Collated on this page is an archive of the University's News Centre stories in 2017.
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In a three-hour show scheduled at Hobart's Museum of Old and New Art in June, Viennese artist Hermann Nitsch plans to use the blood of a slaughtered bull to explore ancient ritual and spiritual sacrifice.
Renters face substantial housing insecurity. For renting to become a truly viable, long-term alternative to home ownership, greater rental affordability and security is needed.
Native Americans didn’t only use black cohosh to treat female reproductive problems such as “menstrual irregularities”, they also used it for pain, fever and cough.
As politicians across Australia grapple with a fix for housing affordability, you might be forgiven for thinking this was the first time the nation has confronted a crisis in housing.
The Australian government plans to target invasive European carp with a herpes virus, leaving hundreds of thousands of tonnes of carp rotting in the river systems that supply our drinking water and irrigate the fruit and vegetables we eat.
The prospect of studying at 43 seemed daunting. But Sarah's dream of becoming a police officer was greater than her worries of being “too old for university”.To make things more surreal, Sarah’s son is graduating alongside her.