A technology-assisted form of agriculture is being showcased in Orana Parade at the Sydney Royal Easter Show, where the University of New England (UNE) has set up its “Farm of…Read more
An agricultural start-up company based in UNE’s Smart Regional Incubator (SRI) has earned international recognition. SmartShepherd, the brainchild of Dave Rubie, pictured, and Glenn Vassallo, was this week named the…Read more
UNE PhD student Michelle McKemey is working with the Banbai Nation, near Guyra, on a project to compare the effects of traditional Aboriginal “cultural burning” with typical fire reduction burns, to get an understanding of how different fire regimes affect plants and animals.
As the team’s understanding of the effects of fire grows, Michelle is developing a “fire calendar” to show the best and worst times to burn if land managers want to promote or reduce populations of certain species.
ABC Radio interviewed Michelle about her work. You can listen to the interview via the Soundcloud link above.
UNE has made or started on a range of changes to address the recommendations made in the Australian Human Rights Commission’s 2017 Change the Course report. These and forthcoming changes…Read more
Sexual harassment on campus is not just a blight for University management to solve. An invitation for the whole UNE community to show commitment to building a culture that stands…Read more
Above: Russell Bicknell with his subject, the horseshoe crab. State-of-the-art technology is being used at the University of New England (UNE) to unlock the secrets of creatures that lived long…Read more