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NewsFeed: 7 - 11 March

A week (and a half) in the media.


Lights, camera, action... ‘twas Movie Monday.

  • Our film fanatic Dr Daryl Sparkes was featured across the airwaves talking about great lessons from The Godfather (50 years on!) and the symphony of music, romance and beauty in Cyrano.

Wild weather.


In some International Women’s Day news…


Drought-resilience research to be applied ‘on the ground’.

  • Professor John McVeigh was interviewed on ABC Queensland Drive about a new shopfront in Roma as part of the Southern Queensland and Northern New South Wales Drought Resilience Adoption and Innovation Hub led by our Future Drought Fund.

For our community.

  • A beautiful video on the University’s flood response was produced featuring staff members. A must-watch.


Reaching for the stars.

  • A dream came true for 11-year old Tyler Craze – spending the day with our astrophysics team at the Mount Kent Observatory! Watch via 7News Toowoomba.


And to end the week, some micro learning.

  • Toowoomba Regional Council Deputy Mayor Cr Geoff McDonald’s experience was featured in the Australian Financial Review. A great read about how the pandemic quickened the pace of micro learning.

How to help our native species survive in new climates.

  • Dr Christa Pudmenzky was featured in News Corp outlets across Queensland talking about our most beloved Aussie animals.