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What can be done to end gendered violence?

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What can be done to end gendered violence?

  • Some of us love to be tucked up in bed by a particular time every night, others go to bed when they start to feel tired. But does it matter what time you go to bed?
  • The Queensland Government and The University of Queensland have each committed $44 million funding to establish a world-leading Paralympic Centre of Excellence at UQ’s St Lucia campus.
  • Recruitment is underway for a pivotal proof-of-concept human trial of The University of Queensland’s second-generation molecular clamp vaccine.
  • With interests rates continuing to rise this year, many home owners are wondering if they will ever experience a reprieve. UQ Senior Lecturer in Finance Dr Lin Mi tells us what she thinks will happen next, and what the latest research is saying about property prices.
  • UQ alum Ellie Buttrose is putting Australian art in the spotlight as curator for the 2024 Venice Biennale.
  • Gloria, a beloved pet green tree python, bit off more than she could chew and ingested a puppy pee pad along with her dinner. Luckily, her owners noticed something was amiss, and took the snake to the UQ VETS clinic at Gatton for treatment.
  • Here are 10 practical ways you can protect your digital footprint and limit the fallout from data breaches and exploitation of your personally identifiable information.
  • On the southern side of the Great Barrier Reef lies a marine wonderland of unparalleled beauty. Contact spoke to Heron Island researchers and visitors for our latest stop on the UQ Regional Roadshow to hear their most amazing tales from the reef.
  • 8 March is International Women's Day and UQ Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Deborah Terry AO explains that innovations linked to digitisation and automation have the potential to exacerbate existing inequalities and reinforce systems of discriminatory practices.

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  • The five countries that could make or break the planet’s future under climate change.
  • As he prepares to hand over the keys to Government House after seven esteemed years in office, Contact sat down with His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC CVO to reflect on the highlights of his term and the legacy he leaves.
  • October marks Indigenous Business Month, a time to celebrate the many forms of power that Indigenous economies generate as part of everyday business.
  • Expert UQ alumni discuss how to commit to positivity: what's the negativity bias and how can we overcome it? How can we build resilience when we face tough hurdles in life? And how can we cultivate gratitude for ourselves and our lives?
  • If you haven’t yet seen it, I can highly recommend the ChangeMakers event on the Science of Positivity.
  • 'Scientist. Journalist. Innovator.' That’s how science communicator and all-round passionate advocate for the natural world Kirsten Slemint (Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Journalism ’19) describes herself.
  • Cultivating the perfect patch has become an obsession for some, with online communities of ‘lawn fanatics’ and ‘lawn porn’ enthusiasts turning up their excitement offline, as they vie for the title of best lawn in the street.
  • Three UQ researchers joined alumnus and ABC journalist Bern Young as part of UQ’s Regional Roadshow to discuss the Gold Coast’s roadmap to post-COVID recovery.
  • Learn about the dedicated UQ students volunteering with the Pro Bono Centre at the frontline of domestic and family violence law reform.

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