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The truth about rising temperatures

What are the true impacts on rising temperatures to our human health and our environment? Tuesday, 12 May 2015
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Your thesis in three minutes

3 minute thesis competition

UTS:Science students present their thesis topics within 3 minutes in a compelling oration, using only a single PowerPoint slide, whilst using appropriate language to address a non-specialist audience.
As a result of an international collaboration, involving UTS Environment Professor Derek Eamus, scientists can better predict future behaviour of vegetation, including crops, in a changing climate.
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