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Challenge: find the next big fintech innovation


iAccelerate is pleased to be a strategic partner for the Citi Mobile Challenge. Citi recently announced a significant boost to its Asia Pacific Global Mobile Challenge with a number of leading Australian companies spanning technology, telecommunications, venture capital and education partnering on its Fintech program. The Citi Mobile Challenge in Asia Pacific is a next-generation accelerator that combines a virtual hackathon with a developer program, a worldwide network of Fintech experts, and the bank’s global reach to discover and incubate solutions from across more than 100 markets. Read more.


Slow Mo Superconductors wins UOW Three Minute Thesis comp
Australian Institute of Innovative Materials PhD student Frederick Wells will represent UOW at the Trans-Tasman final of the Three Minute Thesis competition after winning the UOW competition with his presentation Slow Mo Superconductors. Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts student Claire Wright was judged runner-up and Fredy Munoz, from the Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences, won the People's Choice Award. 

Pair honoured for their research into archaeological dating
Multinational mass media and information firm, Thomson Reuters, yesterday (23 June) presented a Citation Award to two leading scientists from the University of Wollongong’s Centre for Archaeological Science (CAS).

Professor Lesley Head awarded Vega Medal
Sweden's most prestigious award recognising excellence in the fields of Anthropology and Geography - the Vega Medal - has been awarded to UOW Professor Lesley Head by the King of Sweden.



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