Progress with privacy
The complexity of who owns the data being recorded by this piece of technology means that without proper safeguards, governments, employers and other stakeholders such as health insurance companies, schools and law enforcement agencies, could be able to use it to determine whether a person is fit for work or needs medical or psychological intervention.
Burning for a better future
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.
The year at UOW
The year 2020 at UOW was one of challenges, change, and optimism in the face of crises. The university sector was thrown one of its biggest problems to solve yet, overhauling the delivery of all teaching, learning and working, as the world was forced to adapt to a rapidly evolving way of life.
Resilience under fire
On the evening of 4 January 2020, a fast-moving front of the monstrous Currowan fire – which would ultimately destroy half a million hectares and hundreds of properties over 74 days – tore through New South Wales’ picturesque Kangaroo Valley.
A life-changing gift
It is a gesture that is, as yet, unquantifiable. But the impact on the health of our communities is full of possibility.
Addressing the mega challenges in a changing world
UOW has formed strong international and domestic institutional research collaborations to tackle serious issues impacting our global population, according to Professor Paul Wellings CBE, Vice-Chancellor.