Research & Innovation News
In this issue: From digital innovations for improving regional liveability to novel solutions to cope with the implications of sea level rise, UOW researchers will showcase their big ideas for a brighter future at the first UOW Big Ideas Festival. Plus, the breakthrough wind energy invention that can be installed on city skyscrapers and the battery innovation that will power the clean-tech electric cars of tomorrow. Download pdf.
In this issue: UOW launches exciting new research program to help combat Global Challenges. Plus, the $44 million world-first project that will halt educational disadvantage, the new online tool that will help children with diabetes and academics weigh in on the controversial debate: could guns be printed at home using 3D printers? Download pdf.
In this issue: Researchers engineer the first ever bio-ink to print human tissue replacements, create a new nerve regeneration device that has the potential to help millions and reveal startling new research that show half of the Great Barrier Reef’s coral has disappeared in the past 27 years. Plus an in-depth look at the UOW researchers crossing disciplinary boundaries to help solve Australia’s biggest medical issues, including the deadly superbug, C. diff. Download pdf.
In this issue: Researchers invent new cancer detection device, have human tissue engineering breakthrough, uncover new evidence of Stone Age dentistry, and spur South Africa to become the first country to legislate against high salt foods. Plus, the first ever Illawarra Futures Symposium gears up to take an in depth look at the regional development of the University’s neighbourhood. Download pdf.
In this issue: Researchers partner with industry to engineer a clean, green and secure online future for Australia, Developing bionic implants that stop seizures before they occur, Putting a face to the bones in the real life CSI and Designing Qantas’ $3M jet blast fence. Download pdf.
In this issue: Celebrating our best and brightest with the 2012 Vice Chancellor’s Awards for Research Excellence, Researchers develop drug free alternative for ADHD children, iSee invention that will revolutionise video conferencing, AirLink™ app to help save print media, International phenomenon of TEDx arrives in Wollongong and much more. Download pdf.
In this issue: The UOW led projects that are helping to further Australia’s digital economy, Researchers have Alzheimer’s breakthrough, Paving the way for greener, safer cars, Bowel cancer treatment patented in Europe, Archaeologist Dr Adam Brumm’s Indonesian dig, PhD student Jessica Bramley-Alves’ expedition to Antarctica and much more. Download pdf.
In this Issue: How UOW is utilising international networks to advance medical technology and create a greener future, Dr Siobhan McHugh gives Harvard lecture, IPRI researchers develop ink for spinal cord repair, world-wide interest in PhD student’s iPhone app and much much more. Download pdf.