Capabilities & Case Studies

Capabilities and case studies

The University of Wollongong is a world class research and teaching institution that provides solutions to real world challenges.

UOW has strong ties with business, industry, community organisations, not-for-profit organisations and government agencies through our commercial research activities, applied through our research strengths.  

We understand that the challenges faced by most organisations, communities and nations are complex in nature and that solutions require input form different disciplines.

Our Capability Statements and Case Studies demonstrate our ability to work with businesses and organisations and our ability to deliver results.

Capability Statements 

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Fresh Water / Salt Water

Water is integral to life and industry. UOW researchers have cutting edge knowledge in and are conducting research in a range of water related issues and disciplines. This document demonstrates some ways in which UOW is working and can work with organisations and communities to better manager our precious water resources, whether it be fresh or salt.

Contact: Bruce Thomson

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Power and Energy

The University of Wollongong (UOW) has enviable expertise in power and engergy research.  UOW has a range of research capabilities which make us uniquely placed to assist organisations to address the most complex challenges in energy and power engineering.

Contact: Bruce Thomson

 More Capability Statements will be added soon. 

Case Studies


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Focus Pocus
Learn about how UOW researchers developed a drug free solution 
for Children with ADHD via gaming software.
Information Flyer  |  Contact: Gavin


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The UOW, through Dr Michael Flood, advances the White Ribbon Campaign for the prevention of men's violence against women.
Information Flyer  |  Contact: Karen 


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In a world first, a University of Wollongong invention will help governments around the world measure greenhouse gasses simultaneously.
Information Flyer  |  Contact: Gavin

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UOW BMEA engineers teamed up with UK software provider to develop a technology that revolutionises design for the reliable and safe handling and supply of bulk commodities
Information Flyer  |  Contact: George


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UOW wireless communication technology made the difference to local companies' ability to develop a successful system to potentially reduce accidents at rail crossings throughout Australia.
Information Flyer  |  Contact: Bruce


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Continence Care

Learn how UOW partnered with a Sydney based company to deliver the first medical device to improve the efficacy of continence assessment and care.
Information Flyer  |  Contact:Holly Zhu  


Last reviewed: 6 March, 2017