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NewsFeed: 14 - 18 February

Time again for our weekly media highlights!

And, as usual, there's some crackers.


Food for the soul.

  • Coverage (international, at that!) continued for mungbean research out of our Centre for Crop Health. Via Seed Today.

Did video really kill the radio star?

  • Dr Ashley Jones was heard on ABC News talking about why the future still lies across the airwaves.


A new and exciting adventure.

  • Orientation Week at the University of Southern Queensland was featured… everywhere. A full media scrum, if you will. More via UniSQ News, 7News Toowoomba and WIN News Toowoomba.

Time to go back to the future.

  • Researchers from our Centre for Future Materials have created a sustainable ‘smart plaster’ for orthopaedic treatments. Find out how via NewsWire.


A mid-week CNN feature.

  • Professor Peter Terry was interviewed about the kind of pressure that young athletes face in high level sporting competitions. A fascinating read (which was also picked up by WWOS).

A blazing story.

  • The International Space Station is set to come home in a fiery blaze and Australia will likely have a front row seat, wrote Dr Fabian Zander for The Conversation. All we have to say is… get the popcorn ready.

Wouldn’t be a Wednesday without some drama in space.

  • Turns out the Man on the Moon is a (Chinese) rocket. But what’s really going on? Professor Jonti Horner provided the answers in South China Morning Post.


The lay of The Land…

The new and exciting adventure continues.


An incredible achievement.

  • We’ve jumped 30 spots to place 86th in the prestigious 2022 Times Higher Education Young University Rankings! Read more about how we’re making a difference to our communities by solving real world problems.

Next week at a glance

  • There will be so many stories... we might just break the Internet.