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Two hours of sun a day helps keep the myopia away: research

Children need to spend two hours a day outdoors to combat the increasing risk of short-sightedness, new Queensland University of Techology-led research has found. Short-sightedness – otherwise known as myopia or nearsightedness – is caused when light received by the eye doesn’t focus directly ...

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More funding for human research ethics committees: expert

The National Health and Medical Research Council must lobby government for funding to properly support human medical research ethics committees, an internationally renowned expert has argued. Professor Linda Shields, American Academy of Nursing fellow and Charles Sturt University nursing academic, ...

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RedSpace moves TAFE Qld into applied research

TAFE Queensland has broken into the applied research sector with a new centre and indicates a future push into formal research – traditionally the domain of universities. TAFE QLD’s RedSpace Centre for Applied Research and Innovation partners with local small ...

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Stem cells need STEM cell: academics

Australia is poised to be a world leader in stem-cell science but universities must champion the cause for this to become reality, an expert has argued. A recent report from the Australian Academy of Science The Stem Cell revolution: Lessons ...

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