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UOW ranked among world’s best for arts and humanities

Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject place UOW 8th in Australia

Historian Dr Andre Brett wins 2021 Crawford Medal

UOW Honorary Fellow is ‘recasting what it means to be an academic historian in Australia’

‘Alchemical Worlds’ exhibition interweaves art and science

Artists brings together art, science, climatology and filmmaking to explore the interconnectedness of Earth’s ecosystems

Exhibition celebrates life and work of Guy Warren AM

Renowned artist and former Director of UOW Art Collection turns 100

The First Australians grew to a population of millions, much more than previous estimates

More than 3 million people may have lived in the area that is now modern-day Australia, far more than any previous estimate

An early love of languages sparked Vera Mackie’s fascinating career

Emeritus Professor made immense contribution to fields of gender, sexuality, and culture

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