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CSU ditches plastic straws

Friday 12 Oct 2018

CSU is going ‘Straw No More’ by abandoning the use of plastic straws at all its catering outlets from Monday 8 October.

CSU student inspires international understanding in regional communities

Tuesday 11 Sep 2018

An international student from Iran who studies at CSU and who knows the difficulties of settling in a new country, has been recognised for extending her friendship to refugees who also seek to call regional Australia home.

Sport as leisure, not as panacea: new book

Monday 10 Sep 2018

A new book cautions against political elevation of sport as a cure-all for social ills.

Impact of social work explored in new book

Thursday 23 Aug 2018

A new book co-edited by social work academics at CSU explores the developments in the field of social work and that discipline’s contribution to society.

Help needed to advocate for better rural research funding to improve health outcomes in our rural communities

Wednesday 15 Aug 2018

Funding, resources and the future of rural health research will be discussed by key health research bodies at the Western NSW Health Research Network conference held on 16 and 17 August in Orange.

Many achievements on 11th annual CSU Sustainability Scorecard

Tuesday 17 Jul 2018

CSU has released the 2017 Sustainability Scorecard which details activities and achievements that contribute to CSU cementing its commitment to environmental sustainability and building upon being ‘Australia’s first Carbon Neutral University’.

Children’s rights in play research

Friday 6 Jul 2018

A CSU education researcher has developed a framework that allows researchers to study with children about play while recognising their rights to refuse to participate under international convention.

CSU research: Do facial features signal behavioural traits?

Monday 18 Jun 2018

A CSU research student seeks participants for her study to determine whether people possess an evolved capacity to detect facial features that signal behavioural traits and relationship behaviours as a potential partner.

Finding the right mix for people and Nature

Wednesday 30 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.

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

Thursday 3 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.

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