Environmental Sciences

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Inspiring ageing in regional Australia: CSU symposium

Thursday 12 Jul 2018

Two internationally recognised experts in inspired ageing will headline a symposium for communities across regional Australia to be hosted by CSU in Wagga Wagga, NSW, in August.

CSU student selected for the World University Games for cycling in Portugal

Wednesday 4 Jul 2018

Charles Sturt University (CSU) student Mr Liam Magennis will later this month head to Portugal to represent CSU, Drapac Cycling and Australia at the 2018 World University Cycling Championships.

Fishways show the way in Mekong basin

Thursday 21 Jun 2018

A project led by CSU researchers has shown that fishways can be successfully added to irrigation structures to allow fish to swim upstream around obstructing migration barriers such as dams, weirs and levee banks.

Finding the right mix for people and Nature

Thursday 31 May 2018

A team including a researcher from CSU has found that as Melbourne grows, it is better for many native bird populations to increase human numbers on existing urban land, rather than to continue the urban sprawl on Melbourne’s urban fringes.

First Conservation Workshop for endangered Red Panda held in Bhutan

Friday 25 May 2018

Charles Sturt University’s Senior Researcher for the Institute for Land, Water and Society, Dr Joanne Millar, is leading a three year research project that aims to protect red panda habitat and the livelihoods of yak herder in the high altitude rangelands of Bhutan. Funded by the UK Darwin Initiative Fund, the project is focusing on severe land degradation, red panda habitat loss and herder wellbeing in the winter rangelands of Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary in remote eastern Bhutan.

CSU wins ‘Most Valuable Team Ribbon’ in 2018 University bioQuest

Monday 21 May 2018

A team of scientists from the Charles Sturt University (CSU) Institute for Land, Water and Society (ILWS) won a category award after last month competing in the QuestaGame University BioQuest.

Some do, some don’t: Women succeeding in ‘macho’ trades

Friday 4 May 2018

A lack of skilled workers in traditionally male-dominated trades has become a major problem in regional NSW, and a team of CSU researchers is investigating how women can help address the problem.

Support for national inquiry to break care-to-prison pathway

Tuesday 10 Apr 2018

There’s strong support from a CSU academic for a national review of the child protection laws and processes affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children.

Rare perch found near Murray River

Tuesday 3 Apr 2018

CSU researchers have found a population of rare Macquarie perch in an isolated creek flowing into the upper Murray River and are now working to conserve and grow the numbers of this threatened species.

Overseas study launches students’ minds

Wednesday 21 Mar 2018

University students can be transformed with overseas study says a CSU academic who recently led a student tour into the urban and rural areas of Cambodia.

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