Hungry for a share in a booming startup? Bundlfresh delivers | MQ Incubator news

Quality local produce and artisan products have never been in higher demand, but in a world where online shopping and delivery are king, small independent businesses often struggle to compete with supermarket chains. In Sydney’s Northern Beaches, innovative startup Bundlfresh is changing the game – and right now, its founders are offering a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for everyday people to take a stake in its prodigious growth.

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Burning for a better future | UOW OUTLOOK MAGAZINE

In our rapidly changing climate, last summer’s fires are unlikely to be a one-off event. The future health of people and the environment hinges on better understanding and managing the risks. That’s where the incredible minds behind the NSW Bushfire Risk Management Research Hub come in.

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Fashion forward | UOW OUTLOOK MAGAZINE

You may know Donny Galella as a stylist to the stars, dressing everyone from style icon Sophia Loren to Kelly Rowland, Randy Jackson, Jane Krakowski, Dannii Minogue and countless more. But it’s when Galella talks about helping everyday Aussies to shine that he really lights up.

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Food for thought | UOW Outlook Magazine

When it comes to mental health and behaviour, the brain has long been thought of as the primary therapeutic target – with mixed results and often undesirable side effects. But a growing body of evidence suggests that our diet and gut microbiota could play a much bigger role than first thought.

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The next wave of telehealth innovation | The Health Advocate

Telehealth has truly come to the fore amidst COVID-19, and what has accelerated is a new horizon of telemedical support in specialities. But My Emergency Doctor(MED) has long been at the forefront of emergency telemedicine – they’ve been addressing pervasive emergency department challenges through innovations in telehealth since 2016.

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Resilience Under Fire | UOW OUTLOOK MAGAZINE

As experts warn of more frequent and devastating bushfires to come, building greater community resilience to bushfires – through more effective preparation, recovery and rebuild – is vital. Senior Professor Paul Cooper is leading a multidisciplinary team of top UOW researchers on a unique project to holistically explore these issues and map a path forward.

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Superwomen of STEM | UOW OUTLOOK MAGAZINE

In recent years, the cry to get more women into STEM careers – and support them to flourish – has amplified. Meet some of UOW’s rising stars of STEM, paving the way for the next generation to confidently chase their dreams.

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Using the brain on the bench | UOW Outlook Magazine

Think a 3D-printed model of your brain, complete with neurons derived from your individual stem cells and arranged in complex neural pathways, is the stuff of science fiction? Not according to electromaterials pioneer and NSW Scientist of the Year Professor Gordon Wallace, whose groundbreaking ‘Brain on the Bench’ technology is poised to revolutionise understanding and intervention in neurological diseases.

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Multi-drug resistant UTI: is the answer in our food? | INSPIRE magazine

Urinary tract infections are among the most common bacterial infections, with treatment costs running to billions of dollars worldwide each year – and the problem is being compounded by growing antimicrobial resistance. But according to new research, the answer could well lie in the food we eat.

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The future is deep green | Tower Magazine

For many, the word algae conjures up images of green slime taking over their fish tank or backyard water feature. But relatively few are aware that this prolific microorganism offers a compelling solution to our planet’s resource exhaustion challenges.

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The art of influence | UOW Outlook

In a global market where consumers are exposed to as many as 5,000 advertising messages and countless social media posts daily, what helps a brand achieve cut-through and gives it credibility, longevity and influence?

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Shifting Perspectives | UOW Outlook Magazine

As the world continues to open up and boundaries become more fluid, the notion of identity becomes ever more complex. Chinese-Australian artist Dr Dongwang Fan’s art is a stunning exploration of the shifting sands of human cultural diversity and perspective.

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