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NewsFeed: 6 - 10 June

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10 Jun 2022
Comet in the sky.
The week that was from the University of Southern Queensland's newsroom.

The (media) week that was...

The newest superhero on the block? We’ve got a rather *darling* new powerhouse.

  • Or so Associate Professor Andreas Helwig believes. Read more via his interview in The Chronicle commenting on why the Darling Downs is reaching new heights in energy renewables.

Let’s (not) waste time, chasing *comets*.

  • In a world first, an Aussie company in collaboration with the University of Southern Queensland has captured substantial data from a meteor shower that will have a significant impact on space science. Talk about out of this world research. More via UniSQNews

Lights, Camera, Ac-

  • Launching the 48-hour Film Festival as a competition for high-school students to get their foot in the industry, Film lecturer Simon Van Der Spoel was front and centre to talk to media. Read the full story via The Chronicle.

We *eat* dead people. Not really, but some actually did!

Sleeping out so people can sleep in...

  • The annual Vinnies Community Sleepout was launched at a press conference on campus (in rather freezing conditions) – with absolutely no cold feet in sight this year with record numbers expected to attend. Register now! 

Combining *stellar* forces.

  • Students Gerard Armstrong and Flynn Hack are on a mission to collect physical data to support space junk re-entry research. All the details featured via Space Australia.

Sharpen your mind with exercise.

  • Dr Edward Bliss was the lead researcher in a study on exercise and dementia published in the Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience journal. The story was featured in Senior Australian News and Research (and was also published by UniSQ News).

Until next week... stay newsy!