20/05/2022Read more From discovering a new frog species or learning more about shy tropical dolphins, to improving the production of food crops like hempseed and coffee, Southern Cross University researchers are working alongside nature to ensure longevity and viability of plant and animal species.
18/05/2022Read more What links a finger bone and some fossil teeth found in the remote Altai Mountains of Siberia to a single tooth found in the limestone landscapes of tropical Laos? The answer has been established by an international team of researchers, including Southern Cross University.
17/05/2022Read more Temporary accommodation will be constructed adjacent to Southern Cross University’s Lismore campus to house flood-affected residents. In an agreement with the NSW Government, a soccer pitch and car park will be used to accommodate modular homes known as ‘pods’.
05/05/2022Read more Southern Cross University is shining a light on the rewarding profession of midwifery this International Day of the Midwife, emphasising the important role of Indigenous midwives in delivering culturally-safe care.
03/05/2022Read more Researchers from Southern Cross University have helped uncover a new species of mountainfrog; Philoria knowlesi, in the rainforests of the NSW-QLD border, and are now working to protect its habitat.
27/04/2022Read more As Senior Lecturer and Course Coordinator at the National Centre for Naturopathic Medicine (NCNM), Dr Andrea Bugarcic has a strong commitment to building positive outcomes for the naturopathic profession by furthering education and research opportunities for students, as well as contributing her own meaningful research outcomes. April is Parkinson’s awareness month, so we caught up with Dr Bugarcic to find out what inspired her flair for science from an early age, her passion for building the evidence base in naturopathic medicine, and her research into medical cannabis and Parkinson’s Disease.
22/04/2022Read more Movie critics and enthusiasts have reunited again in Coffs Harbour for the flagship Screenwave International Film Festival (SWIFF). Southern Cross University is both a proud sponsor and major venue for the event.
22/04/2022Read more A passion for protecting and restoring the Great Barrier Reef is the driving force behind Colleen Rodd’s PhD project. She’s part of the research team led by Distinguished Professor Peter Harrison, who is fighting to protect the Reef one coral larvae at a time.
14/04/2022Read more Beginning with a small offering of associate degrees, an English language program, and the foundation course 'Preparing for Success' in 2012, the College was born out of Southern Cross University’s drive to increase access and participation in higher education across the campus regions.
07/04/2022Read more Rhiannon Mitchell, a Mununjali woman and Marine Science student at Southern Cross University, is making waves. She wants to change the future of Indigenous girls and women through ‘Saltwater Sistas,’ a mentoring program that creates a safe, culturally appropriate place to learn about culture, wellbeing, and ocean conservation.
No oxygen and no fish – Southern Cross scientists investigate deoxygenation and fish kills in the wake of disastrous floodsRead more After the worst flooding event on record, followed a month later by renewed flooding, the clean-up of the Northern Rivers has just begun, but the full extent of its environmental impact is still being unravelled, including the severe deoxygenation of the Richmond River system.
25/03/2022Read more Kaliya Alldridge feels most alive when she’s performing to a crowd. The indie-pop singer songwriter dreams of one day playing her music to packed stadiums and music festivals around the world.
New research from Southern Cross University investigates the realities of ageing in place in AustraliaRead more Many older Australians are determined to remain in their own home for as long as they possibly can – and they want to avoid residential aged care at all costs. In other words, they want to ‘age in place’.
21/02/2022Read more Southern Cross University Associate Professor Renaud Joannes-Boyau will track back in time using pre-historic teeth to observe how our earliest human ancestors co-existed alongside two other ‘pre-human species’.
18/02/2022Read more For the one in nine women suffering endometriosis in Australia, access to specialised care is not always readily available. Those managing the symptoms of endometriosis now have an opportunity to participate in a new pilot study being conducted through the National Centre for Naturopathic Medicine at Southern Cross University.
Half-a-million dollars to develop talent pipeline in Southern Cross regenerative agriculture programsRead more Southern Cross University and global bio-tech corporation VRM Biologik® have announced a significant new partnership to support students in the University’s regenerative agriculture programs.
11/02/2022Read more Southern Cross University is celebrating hosting new international students back on campus, with 36 international nurses now part-way through their training to work as Registered Nurses in Australia.
09/02/2022Read more Southern Cross University biogeochemist Professor Bradley Eyre has secured funding for two Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Projects in a single round, and will work with the US space agency NASA on one of them.
28/01/2022Read more Professor Marianne Wallis, Associate Dean of Research at Southern Cross University’s Faculty of Health, has been recognised as a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in the Australia Day Honours List for her significant service to tertiary education, to nursing, and to research.
19/01/2022Read more We’ve all heard of arsenic, but what about its chemical cousin, antimony? It’s a huge part of our day to day lives, from electronics, to plastics and even clothing. But it’s also a contaminant of concern, according to Southern Cross University environmental geochemist Dr Niloofar Karimian, as it’s both carcinogenic and toxic, polluting natural environments as a result of mining and industrial activities.
16/12/2021Read more Psychologists and psychological services are in short supply in rural, remote and regional areas of Australia. As a regional university with strong community ties, Southern Cross is offering a new scholarship to address this problem.