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Throughout each term, we have several trips away from UNE where we travel to a location and visit three to four schools in and around the area in a week. These are busy weeks, with lots of driving, unpacking, packing, facilitating and interacting with many...

Have you noticed any more or less fungi growing in your area lately? Here in the New England of NSW, where our UNE Discovery team reside, we’ve been spotting quite a lot of interesting and unusual fungi lately....

After a socially distanced virus-altered year, the Discover Voyager team is back on the road and it’s feeling vaguely normal. On 1 March we headed out to small schools in the Taree and Gloucester regions. When on the road we love to explore a little...

International Women’s Day 2021 was, once again, a day for heartwarming collegiality and celebration of strong, amazing women. It was also a day of anger, shame and frustration at the slow rate of change, or complete lack of change of the treatment of women around...

In late 2020, the UNE Discovery team, in collaboration with Armidale City Public School, Settlement Services International and the Armidale Regional Council via the Armidale War Memorial Library, were successful with a grant application with the Federal Government’s Inspiring Australia program for Maker Projects: Community...

If you are anywhere in eastern inland Australia at the moment, you may have seen an abundance of mice either in your home or on your farm. ...

The 2020 Soil Your Undies challenge was a huge success, with over 200 pairs of undies being buried around Australia. In case you missed the excitement last year, the Soil Your Undies Challenge is a collaboration between Dr Oliver Knox, CottonInfo, UNE SMART Farms and...

UNE was the place to be in January 2021. We were very grateful to be able to host The Science Experience 2021 supported by ConocoPhillips and Santos in a COVID- safe environment on campus in Armidale. The Science Experience is a fun 3 days...

After what has been a challenging year, we are excited to announce that we are now taking bookings for the UNE Discovery Voyager in 2021! But before I delve into our offerings for this year, I wanted to take a moment to reflect on my...

Basalt is a rock that comes in many forms, but how does this volcanic rock move through the crust? Join George as he wraps up his trip to Port Macquarie by checking out these cracks in the rocks that are filled with frozen basalt. ...