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Universities unveil ambitious Indigenous participation targets
Members of Universities Australia will commit to expand their contributions to practical measures to close the gap in disadvantage and lift the visibility of Indigenous expertise and excellence.
Strength in diversity: research finds a mix of tree species is better for overall growth
New research conducted in collaboration with the Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment demonstrates the impact of planting a diverse mix of trees rather than opting for monoculture plantings.
Older drivers steer their way to safer conditions
Older drivers at risk of crashes are ready to avoid potentially dangerous situations like peak hour and night-time travel after taking a safe driving program targeting their age group, according to a Western Sydney University study.
National survey finds Australians worried about relatives marrying Muslims
Nearly one in three Australians have negative feelings towards Muslim Australians, with 63% saying they would be concerned if a relative married a Muslim.
Study finds toxic mine discharge flowing into Blue Mountains World Heritage Area
Toxic discharge from an underground Blue Mountains coal mine is causing major damage to protected local waterways, raising concerns about the regulation of mining in the nearby World Heritage Conservation Area.
Students swap Sydney for Kruger National Park as class heads overseas
Western Sydney University students have swapped their classrooms for Krugar National Park as they experience first hand the challenges of conservation in the 21st century.