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Date: 12 Sep

Making a real difference to Cambodian lives

Published date: 12/09/2017

Helping some of Cambodia’s poorest people to farm more sustainably and forge better lives has taken UNE PhD student Stephanie Montgomery into some dangerous territory. Working in the remote north-western provinces,...

Date: 22 Aug

When eucalypts swap genes

Published date: 22/08/2017

They are spread across the length and breadth of our continent, but just what makes some eucalypts more successful than others? And could the answer reside with the smallest of...

Date: 25 Jul

Australia’s inland rivers near a dangerous tipping point

Published date: 25/07/2017

By Amanda Burdon The Barwon-Darling river ecosystem is at a major tipping point, beyond which the natural and agricultural productivity of the system will be diminished in ways that put...

Date: 13 Jun

Unlocking the secrets of the green-and-gold

Published date: 13/06/2017

Wattles – they are one of Australia’s largest and best loved plant groups, widely celebrated in literature and song, and even recognised with their own official day, but much about...

Date: 08 May

Camera-trapping life beneath the Yucatán Peninsula

Published date: 08/05/2017

Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula is associated with Mayan culture and vast strips of modern hotels, but it is the peninsula’s subterranean landscape and the animals that take refuge there that is...

Date: 08 May

Want to be part of a dinosaur dig? Book your place now!

Published date: 08/05/2017

Are you keen to learn more about Australia’s prehistoric past and be part of a dinosaur dig? The University of New England has partnered with the Australian Opal Centre and...

Date: 26 Apr

Expanding capability in UNE’s remote sensing team

Published date: 26/04/2017

A year after it was established, UNE’s Agricultural Remote Sensing Team (ARST) has taken on its fourth member, consolidating ARST as a national force in its field. Dr Luz Angelica...

Date: 10 Apr

Can 3D Imagery of crocodile limb anatomy shed new light on dinosaur movement?

Published date: 10/04/2017

PhD student at the University of New England’s FEARLab, Ada Klinkhamer believes so. Ms Klinkhamer recently completed a 3D investigation into the limb muscles of the Australian estuarine crocodile, more...

Date: 27 Mar

Pakistan and Germany meet at UNE over chicken feed

Published date: 27/03/2017

Zafar is from Pakistan, Florian from Germany, and for the past few weeks they have been working at the University of New England in Armidale, Australia, on a joint project...

Date: 09 Feb

Still learning to farm in Australia

Published date: 09/02/2017

We are still learning to develop distinctively Australian farming systems, the head of the nation’s international agricultural research agency says, but we’re making progress. Andrew Campbell, chief of the Australian...

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