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From alumni starting game-changing businesses, to students (literally) kicking goals in sport, to research breakthroughs, there’s always something happening at Bond. See what Bondies have been up to and explore latest news from campus, the community and beyond.  

University news

The accidental lawyer

What could have been war turned out to be law for Bond University graduate, Skagen Fielding.

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Delayed stations, missed opportunities: Gold Coast's transit vision at risk

Increased infrastructure spending in government budgets is much needed but population projections demand immediate action to avoid missing the boat – or bus, or train – on transport.

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Here's what sets exceptionally good doctors apart from the rest

Does the doctor really make a difference to a patient’s health? The answer is more complex than you may think.

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Surf industry riding high on wave of older, wealthier surfers

Pandemic lockdowns spawned a new wave of surfers – older, richer and female.

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Research news

Queen’s Birthday honours for professors

Bond University professors Paul Glasziou and Chris Del Mar have been appointed to the Order of Australia. Professor Glasziou was announced as an Officer of the Order (AO) in the 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours List while Professor Del Mar becomes a Member of the Order (AM).

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The media is overhyping early detection tests, and this may be harming the healthy

Do you remember hearing about the simple blood test that could tell if you had any of several different cancers? What about the Apple Watch that promised to catch your hidden heart problems before it was too late? Or the artificial intelligence test to diagnose your dementia years before symptoms appear?

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Pandemic may offer opportunity to wind back unnecessary care

A systematic review of more than 80 scientific studies from around the world has found a pandemic-induced median reduction of 37 per cent in the use of healthcare services, such as visits to emergency departments. Published in BMJ Open, the review summarised 81 studies from the first four months of the COVID-19 pandemic and found similar reductions across all forms of healthcare, from hospital visits to diagnostic tests and treatments. The review also found that in many cases, the reductions in the use of healthcare were greater for those with milder conditions, such as for example visits to emergency departments for abdominal pain for example.

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Health and medical app research recognised with top award

Researching the effectiveness of popular health and medical apps has proven a prescription for academic success for Bond University’s Oyuka Byambasuren. Four years of fulltime study culminated for Dr Byambasuren when she graduated with her PhD, alongside receiving the Vice Chancellor’s Doctoral Award in recognition of an exceptional doctoral thesis.

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Sporting news

High stakes as reserves grades take centre stage

AFL finals preview: Our QAFLW reserves are a win away from joining the seniors in a Grand Final.

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Catherine Dooley carving her path

Irish national ski squad member to represent Bond at UniSport Snow Games.

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Bond ready to bounce back against Brothers

Rugby Preliminary Final preview: The Bull Sharks need to bring a full bag of tricks to make it through to the Grand Final.

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Seasons roll into one for Bond's surf stars

These incredible Ironwomen have paddled thousands of kilometres over winter to prepare for another summer of racing.

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