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Helen Irving is our new Professor of Biomedical Science. She began her career with a degree in agricultural science, but soon discovered she was “more interested in biochemistry than in telling farmers how to grow their crops.” Her fascination with cell communication has sustained her ever since. The end product: a broad research portfolio that... Continue Reading →

Paint on walls for graduate show

There’s a strong waft of paint fumes coming from creative arts. But it’s not what you may think. There’s not a pot to be found in the top-floor studios, the raw materials packed away as the year closes on classes. No, the chemical scent is straight from a 10-litre tin of white wash ‘n’ wear... Continue Reading →

Research hub develops in a cycle-obsessed city

  Forget gold, Bendigo is on the way to being famous for something else of value. Cycling biomechanics research. Cool, hey. Exercise physiology lecturer Rodrigo Bini says biomechanics research is popular all over the world, “but if you filter that down into who’s doing cycling research, it’s only a handful of places”. And we’re fast becoming one... Continue Reading →

Secrets spilled as students make history

Students of Bendigo’s Bachelor of Arts Making History subject have given voices to those long silenced this year. A host of history projects have just been made public, online and in the campus library, airing forgotten and never-before-told tales of heartbreak, struggles and intrigue. Archaeology and history lecturer Emma Robertson says the subject aims to... Continue Reading →

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