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Date: 15 Mar

Postcard from Macquarie Island

Published date: 15/03/2018

University of New England (UNE) PhD student Kirsten Drew travelled to Macquarie Island last week aboard the Australian Antarctic Division resupply ship Aurora Australis. She will spend a week on...

Date: 15 Mar

The PhD that takes you pigging

Published date: 15/03/2018

A new path to a doctoral degree being offered by the University of New England (UNE) enables pest animal specialist Darren Marshall to upgrade his skills from his ute, chasing...

Date: 02 Mar

Studying fire as an ecological and cultural tool

Published date: 02/03/2018

UNE PhD student Michelle McKemey is working with the Banbai Nation, near Guyra, on a project to compare the effects of traditional Aboriginal “cultural burning” with typical fire reduction burns,...

Date: 22 Feb

The GRASS is greenest at UNE

Published date: 22/02/2018

The UNE Growing Regional and Agricultural Students in Science (GRASS) program has just celebrated its 10th year, and is still going from strength to strength.  Since the initial pilot of the Industry...

Date: 21 Feb

Assessing the real cost of wild dogs

Published date: 21/02/2018

Wild dogs pose a significant threat to livestock in the New England and, until now, calculating the economic cost of these cunning predators has proven difficult. Not to be outwitted,...

Date: 12 Feb

UNE expertise central to newly-launched IndoBeef program

Published date: 12/02/2018

University of New England (UNE) researchers are integral to a $11.7 million joint Australian-Indonesian program, IndoBeef, that aims to improve the capability of Indonesia’s smallholder-based beef industry. Launched in Lombok,...

Date: 14 Dec

UNE and Vietnamese uni forge partnership

Published date: 14/12/2017

UNE is expanding its presence in Asia with this week’s signing of an agreement with Thai Nguyen University Of Agriculture and Forestry (TUAF). Following a visit by UNE Vice-Chancellor Annabelle...

Date: 05 Dec

Glyphosate debate intensifies

Published date: 05/12/2017

As glyphosate comes under intense scrutiny in the European Union (EU), University of New England (UNE) researchers are pondering the consequences of a ban on the herbicide in Australia. The...

Date: 05 Dec

Noisy miners: gangsters of the bird world

Published date: 05/12/2017

It’s like something out of a gangster movie. Coalitions, mob behaviour, individuals betraying one another, secret codes. Life for a noisy miner is full of mischief and intrigue. “It’s a...

Date: 29 Nov

Helping the heart of Fiji

Published date: 29/11/2017

Not too far from the glamorous tourist resorts and beautiful beaches of Fiji is another side to life in this tropical paradise – poverty in the small agricultural communities. Few...

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