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NewsFeed: 26 - 30 September

The sky's the limit!


When your (stellar) news makes it all the way to South Africa…

  • Professor Jonti Horner’s was featured via MSN South Africa – talking alien worlds and planets orbiting distant stars?

Whoosh… it’s time for some breathtaking research!

  • Germany-based Renewable Carbon shared news of Dr Lei Ge’s funding to explore carbon dioxide as a viable renewable carbon resource. Check it out!


How’s this for a ‘totally wild’ moment?

  • Our wildlife management students headed on a (field) trip to the wild side to get hands-on with nature. Check out the footage!


A mid-week space moment.

Jupiter hasn’t been this close to Earth in 60 years!

  • Professor Jonti Horner gave us all the intel about how we can see it in Australia, via India’s WION and MSN Australia. And, believe it or not, in a fashion magazine too… Harper’s BAZAAR (bizarre, right!).

Now switching focus to asteroids…


A poet… and she does know it!

  • Debbie Lim (and her lyrical Riff, ‘The Process’) took out this year’s Bruce Dawe Poetry Prize. Read it… now! Her entry was one of 1836 from 737 poets – a record number since the inception of the prize in 1999!

It’s Dr Siqi Huo’s world, we’re just living in it.

  • His research into a new class of epoxy resins was featured in CompositesWorld (get it…?).


Our telescopes are certainly hitting the (Den)mark.

  • Why? Because we’re stargazing in Denmark, via Australia! Find out how.

Until next week!