Articles, UQ

Global experts gather online to collaborate on science of learning

Rédaction Australie Magazine,
September 5, 2016

The University of Queensland and prestigious international publishing group Nature Research have launched a global  online community dedicated to improving knowledge on the science of learning. UQ Queensland Brain Institute director Professor Pankaj Sah said the npj Science of LearningCommunity website was a space for teachers, policymakers and scientists working in neuroscience, education and psychology to discuss how to enhance learning in schools....

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Socio-economic conditions a critical key to wildlife protection

Rédaction Australie Magazine,
September 5, 2016

An international study involving University of Queensland researchers has found that protected areas have been largely successful at safeguarding wildlife within their boundaries, particularly in wealthier, more developed countries. ARC Centre of Excellence for Environmental Decisions researcher Dr Megan Barnes said the socio-economic conditions of the country in which a  park was located was found...

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Ancient medicines and bone lever in rare Roman medical kit

Rédaction Australie Magazine,
September 5, 2016

A rare Roman medical kit acquired by The University of Queensland’s RD Milns Antiquities Museum is one of the finest and most complete of its type in the world. RD Milns Antiquities Museum Director Dr Janette McWilliam said the kit dated to the first century AD. “We are extremely fortunate to acquire a complete medical kit in...

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