Fisheries experts from Charles Sturt University and the NSW Department of Primary Industries revisit Australia’s 2020-2019 bushfires and explain how the rain that followed the fires turned the home of Australia’s endangered Macquarie perch to sludge.
A Charles Sturt academic said producing enough sustainable resources is the key to accommodating population growths in regional NSW.
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Her Excellency the Honourable Margaret Beazley AC QC, Governor of New South Wales, and Mr Dennis Wilson met with University leaders as part of a Regional Community Outreach Program.
Charles Sturt University’s Foundation Day in 2020 will be a virtual celebration due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Charles Sturt research, in conjunction with Meat & Livestock Australia, has shown it’s possible for beef cattle producers to increase live weight, carcase quality and potentially the financial returns from cull cows, by feeding a high energy ration.
Charles Sturt's Institute for Land, Water and Society has partnered with the International River Foundation to bring together 11 experts to talk about how fire and climate change can impact our waterways.
A Charles Sturt University expert endorses this week’s federal government funding boost for Australia’s cyber security capacity, and urges further government funding for cyber security education and tax relief for the cyber security industry.
New Charles Sturt University research will inform policy and practice for the care of frail older people.
A Charles Sturt University academic and editor of an international journal argues that COVID-19 indiscriminately infects people, but discriminately impacts them, particularly, disadvantaged and marginalised groups.
Charles Sturt University physical education academic, Dr Brendon Hyndman, has co-published a new book that explores the lifelong connections between health and educational performance.
Seven Charles Sturt subjects featured among top universities in the world in the ShanghaiRanking Consultancy's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2020.
Three $25,000 scholarships will be funded by the Central NSW Joint Organisation for students from the Central West studying the Charles Sturt University and Western Sydney University Joint Program in Medicine next year.
Charles Sturt University is providing ways to assist Year 12 students whose study and results have been impacted by COVID-19.
Charles Sturt academics lead team that received $30,000 to investigate to effect of mental health and stress on frontline workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The annual Three-Minute Thesis competition for Charles Sturt's PhD students will be held online via Zoom on Wednesday 1 July.
A creative social media campaign devised by Charles Sturt University communication students has been the secret ingredient helping the 'Bathurst on a Plate' cookbook project achieve its fundraising target of $50,000 for the Cancer Council NSW.
A Charles Sturt University academic warns that due to the escalating use of cyber attacks by state and non-state entities, Australia and other liberal democracies will need to change their risk management in dealing with certain states.
Charles Sturt University welcomes the Federal Government new funding structure for universities and support for regional universities
An additional update regarding our Sustainable Futures Program
An update on Charles Sturt's Sustainable Futures program
The service will provide students with free expert tutoring to offer high-quality content-specific assistance to help them in their studies, and will be available to Charles Sturt Bachelor of Nursing and Graduate Diploma of Nursing students.
A new book co-authored by a leading Charles Sturt University academic exposes the global program of influence and subversion by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and the threat it poses to democracy.
A young Bathurst performer who enjoys all types of entertainment and seeing people doing what they love hopes to travel overseas to start a professional entertainment career.
When winemakers Nadja and Steve first met at Charles Sturt University in 2008, they never knew that a few years later they would become a couple, co-own a vineyard, and create their very own brand of wine.
For most new graduates, the first few months in a new job can be challenging; and Ed Smith - who shares how he is finding his feet as a first-year teacher during the COVID-19 pandemic – is no exception.
Ahead of World Refugee Day on Saturday 20 June, Charles Sturt University graduate and current employee Mrs Yangi Uchalla hopes we soon live in a society where diversity is acknowledged and celebrated.
Little more than a year after graduating, 22-year-old Charles Sturt University nursing alumna Ms Mairead Sheehy (pictured) has learned to adapt in a frontline clinical role at Bathurst Hospital in the era of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Charles Sturt alumnus Mr Steven Hinks has had a 20-year career in the Australian tourism industry and is now working in regional NSW, in the town that he graduated in, in one of his most diverse roles yet.
To mark World Turtle Day on Saturday 23 May, Charles Sturt University student Mr Ben Mills is sharing the results of his flatback sea turtle research project and shining a spotlight on the risks facing turtles.
Charles Sturt staff and students contributing to their communities through volunteer work are among many that are celebrated in National Volunteer Week.
Charles Sturt University alumna Ms Micharne Cloughley tells how studying at Charles Sturt gave her the skills and confidence to pursue a career that's taken her to a popular television series in New York City.
Charles Sturt University emergency management student Ian Hunt has played an important role in Ambulance Victoria’s COVID-19 response.
To celebrate this Saturday’s World Veterinary Day, Charles Sturt University is sharing the story of one veterinary graduate who went above and beyond to help injured pets and wildlife affected by the recent NSW south coast bushfires.
Graduates from the Graduate Diploma of Mammography are forging interesting careers saving lives across the country.
Three theology experts from Charles Sturt University reflect on how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected religion, faith and worship and how religious groups are adapting to the disruption and changes of COVID-19.
“The course has been collaboratively designed with community-based organisations and the mental health sectors specifically for Indigenous students."
Charles Sturt University has supported and assisted three Wiradyuri Elders from Bathurst to contribute to the recently-opened colonial exhibition at the historic Hyde Park Barracks in Sydney.
Professor Tanveer Zia's personal motivation behind creating opportunities for women in cyber security starts at home.
Charles Sturt PhD student Ms Julia Gouot's lifelong passion and inspiration for winemaking is recounted in the second episode of the 'Have You Met?' digital series.
Four creative industries students from Charles Sturt University, who have their sights set on careers in the entertainment industry, share how they could not pass up the opportunity to work backstage at one of Sir Elton John’s recent concerts.
Emily Toshack is just one creative industries graduate from Charles Sturt who quickly secured full-time employment after graduating. Today, she is making her way in an industry she always loved but never expected to work in.
Charles Sturt University theology experts reflect on challenges facing modern day religious denominations and organisations.
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Professor Lee Baumgartner
SPECIALTY TOPICS: Freshwater fisheries, Fish passage and migration, Aquatic ecosystems, Riverine ecology
Lee is a freshwater fish ecologist who designs, supervises and undertakes research and advises on various aspects of the biology and ecology of freshwater fish and river management issues.
He has more than 20 years of research and consulting expertise on fish passage, fish migration, fish kills, flow ecology, invasive species, re-stocking and reducing the impact of human disturbance on aquatic ecosystems.
More recently, Lee has been actively involved in research activities pertaining to sustainable irrigation and hydropower, and has expanded his activities to the lower Mekong Basin, Europe and South Africa.
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