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USQnews Bulletin - 11 September

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USQ expert is available to comment on the below topic:

Is it important for children to learn a second language?

Associate Professor Warren Midgley (Head of School Linguistics, Adult and Specialist Education) has expertise in sociolinguistics, educational research and digital futures in education. He can discuss the benefits of children learning a second language and what languages children should be learning.

Ambulance Week (September 11-15)

Tony Smith (Program Co-ordinator and Senior Lecturer in Paramedicine) can discuss the important role paramedics play in the community and the future of pre-hospital care.

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Upcoming events:

Functional Foods Public Lecture 

September 11
The Functional Foods Public Lecture will give guests the chance to learn how recent research in functional foods can help improve people’s health and the health of the community.

R U OK? Day

September 13
USQ is proudly supporting R U OK? Day with a number of activities to be held at USQ’s campuses at Toowoomba, Ipswich and Springfield.

TYME (Today's Youth in Music Education) Festival 

September 14
The TYME Festival showcases the performing arts programs in state primary and secondary schools from across the region, with about 3000 students to perform.

In case you missed it:

New USQ Vice-Chancellor hits the ground running
The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) has ushered in a new era of strong leadership with the arrival of its new Vice-Chancellor, Professor Geraldine Mackenzie.

Budding scientists and engineers rise to the challenge
High school students from across the state showcased their science and engineering smarts in the Queensland Science and Engineering Super Challenge at USQ Springfield.

Staff honoured for significant contribution to education
Three USQ lecturers were honoured at the Australian Council for Educational Leaders Queensland Branch annual awards.

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