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UOW experts available for comment this week (16 - 20 August)

UOW academics provide expert comment, opinion and analysis on a range of ongoing and breaking news stories

How culture and heritage shaped the Illawarra’s identity

Environment and heritage course places a spotlight on the region’s Indigenous history, urban landscapes

UOW’s prestigious Art Auction is back on campus

Auction includes works by Ben Quilty, Paul Ryan and other well-known artists

‘Life hates surprises’: can an ambitious theory unify biology, neuroscience and psychology?

Some scientists believe the ‘free energy principle’ can explain the behaviour of all living things – but others say it paints the world with too broad a brush to be useful

Dr Nicolas Flament awarded prestigious David Syme Research Prize

Researcher has transformed our understanding of the deep Earth and its role in shaping the planet’s surface

Early Start to capture children’s imaginations with Science Week, Book Week activities

Workshops, digital playgroups to explore themes of art, creativity and science

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Phil Orchard

Expertise: Asylum seekers, refugees, war-affected civilians, humanitarian efforts, international aid, forced migrants

School of Humanities and Social Inquiry

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