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Publication services at the University Library Graz: a new venture, a new role

Publishing Services at the University of Graz is an example of how seizing the moment and letting things happen naturally facilitated the creation of something new.
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The quest for the PhD: a better metaphor for doctoral education

This article is the first to apply 'the quest' as a metaphor for the student's doctoral experience and offers a new way of interrogating that experience which will be of use to those involved in supporting research students.
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Widening participation to doctoral education and research degrees: a research agenda for an emerging policy issue

This article identifies an emerging widening participation focus on doctoral education.
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Disinformation society, communication and cosmopolitan democracy

This paper argues that ‘fake news’ is endemic to ‘information society’ as a whole, not just the internet or news media.
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Validation and recalibration of the Framingham cardiovascular disease risk models in an Australian Indigenous cohort

This article outlines research into accurately predicting cardiovascular risk of Indigenous Australians.
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International variation in neighborhood walkability, transit, and recreation environments using geographic information systems: the IPEN adult study

This article shows that comparable measures can be created across a range of cultural settings revealing profound global differences in urban form relevant to physical activity.
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Physical activity in relation to urban environments in 14 cities worldwide: a cross-sectional study

This article aimed to document how objectively measured attributes of the urban environment are related to objectively measured physical activity, in an international sample of adults.
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The Geelong project: 'A community of schools and youth services' model

The Geelong Project is one of eleven innovations projects funded under the Victorian Government's Homelessness Action Plan. The development of a community of schools and youth services model in Geelong preceded this funding opportunity, but the alignment of significant funding with an important community-driven research...
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The role of resilience in a homeless youth population

Homeless young people are one of the most vulnerable populations in society. Unfortunately, there is no shortage of studies in the psychological literature detailing the links between homeless youth and a myriad of negative outcomes including poor physical and psychological health, substance abuse problems, violence...
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Exploring the relationship between resilience and help-seeking in homeless youth

Trauma in one’s lifetime is virtually universal in homeless populations. Research on the background of homeless young people suggests that their lives are often characterised by family dysfunction, abuse, maltreatment and neglect, overcrowding in the family home and personal turmoil preceding their first incidence of...