Posts for August 2015

Solutions in EngineeringAdvanced Roadside Barrier System

Transurban’s Innovation Grant Scheme has enabled a new research Project focused on the development of Advanced Roadside Barrier Systems. Conventional roadside safety barriers are used in large numbers and thus are optimized for cost efficiency. However, they do have significant limitations […]

Online CounsellingWear It Purple

Tomorrow is wear it purple day on campus! It’s time to put on your purple clothes and celebrate and support diversity on campus. Wear it Purple exists in order to help GLBTIQ (gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer) youth […]

Earth ScienceNew System to Construct Speleothem Fabrics Time Series

New Comprehensive System to Construct Speleothem Fabrics Time Series S. Frisia ¹ & A. Borsato [1] School of Environmental and Life Sciences, University of Newcastle, Australia SCOPE The systematic documentation of calcite fabrics in stalagmites and flowstones provides robustness to […]

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Online CounsellingQLife – keeping our LGBTI communities connected

QLife is Australia’s first nationally-oriented counselling and referral service for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) people. it is a nation wide service which offers information ans early intervention and support for people experiencing  poor mental health, psychological distress, […]

Geography, Environmental Studies, and Development StudiesThe Guardian view on geography: it’s the must-have A-level

The Guardian, 14 August 2015 It used to be a Cinderella subject. Now, in a world that increasingly values people who can work across the physical and social sciences, geography’s all the rage A star is born. Geography, for so […]

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  1. Hwa

    Thank you for the write up. I surely agree with what you're saying. I have been talking about this subject a lot lately with my brother so hopefully this will get him to see my point of view. Fingers crossed!


Online CounsellingBe SMART setting your goals

Be Smart is a smartphone application designed to provide you with the principles of SMART goal setting and provide a platform to allow you to set and monitor goals. In addition to providing the description of the SMART principles it […]

Rateless CodesRateless Codes: A Brief Overview

Ratless Codes are a class of powerful error correction codes, were originally proposed for erasure channels. Unlike conventional fixed rate codes, where the code rate is a predetermined value, in rateless codes, a potentially limitless number of coded symbols, is […]

Online CounsellingSkype Drop-In hours

Hi everyone, I’m coming to you from the sunny Surfer’s Paradise this week where I am lucky enough to be attending the 16th International Mental Health Conference. There is a whole day dedicated to e-mental health  so I will be […]

Online CounsellingBlue Stocking Week

You may or may not have noticed that this week on campus all the buildings named after males have been renamed to female names. Why you ask? It’s blue stocking week. I must admit until last week I had never […]

Online CounsellingMindfulness Workshops online

Have you wanted to try mindfulness but all the workshops you can find are at times you can’t make? Or the cost is out of your budget? Monash university is hosting a free online series of workshops on learning more […]

Online CounsellingWhy do you drink?

Tomorrow is autonomy day at Callaghan and what this usually equates to is a day for students to let lose and drink. Now I have no problem with drinking or letting lose and I’ve certainly done both of these before […]

Online CounsellingWise Drinking App

Well it’s the week of Autonomy on campus this week, and in preparation for tomorrow (the big day) I thought I would review a smartphone app that might help you pace yourself and make better decisions around drinking. Wise Drinking […]

Online CounsellingFree Workshop on interpersonal skills

Enhance your interpersonal communication skills with a free workshop Do you want to improve your effectiveness at getting what you want, asserting yourself or being taken seriously? If you answered yes then consider registering for this course which is free […]

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