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UTS:Science Reconnect

We’d love for UTS:Science graduates to take a look at our new building and reconnect with the staff and alumni community at our upcoming UTS:Science Reconnect event on Wed 11 November.
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Australian Museum Eureka Prizes

UTS claims double Eureka

Professor Dayong Jin of the Faculty of Science has been awarded the Eureka Prize for Excellence in Interdisciplinary Scientific Research.
New UTS research confirms that, when it comes to rabbitfish couples, appearances can be deceptive, raising fundamental questions about pairing, reproduction and social systems.
The northern quoll is one of Australia’s most iconic predators. An omnivorous marsupial, the northern quoll is Australia’s smallest quoll, growing up to the size of a small cat. Sometimes, they are called “native cats.” But they are dying. Fast.
UTS has been selected to participate in a national pilot program to improve the promotion and retention of women and gender minorities in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine.
It is a fact – there have been 25 shark attacks in the past eight months in Australia, compared with 23 in all of 2014. However, scientists dispute this nominal increase is cause for a shark cull in northern NSW.

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Dr Catherine Burke

Chancellor's Post Doctoral Research Fellow, The ithree Institute

Catherine BurkeCatherine Burke obtained her PhD in microbiology from the University of New South Wales in 2010. Her research focused on the ecology of host associated bacterial communities from the marine environment, and on the search for novel bioactive compounds produced by these communities, employing both sequence based and functional metagneomic techniques.

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