UOW researchers first group in Australia to fabricate silicene
From smaller, faster computer chips to more practical and efficient solar cells through to improvements in medical technologies and vehicle and aircraft parts silicene, a two-dimensional form of silicon, may provide a powerful material for the future.
South Coast/Highlands high school students get the credit they deserve
Year 12 students in the region had a good reason to give up part of their summer holidays, gaining six credit points at the University of Wollongong before even completing the HSC.
UOW growing medical treatments and jobs in the Shoalhaven
University of Wollongong researchers are growing jobs and materials from the sea for medical treatments through a project in the Shoalhaven area to farm and process seaweeds that will then be used biomaterials such as cell carriers in medical implants.
Education professionals gear for 2014 Summer Institute
Hot topics in education practice and theory - including curriculum change, language, autism spectrum disorder, assessment and teaching English overseas are being examined at the 2014 Summer Institute from 14–17 January.
Learning Labs expands its outreach
The highly successful UOW ‘Learning Labs’ program has started today (13 January) in a new expanded format.
Launch for five-day Women in Engineering Summit
A five-day summit begins at the University of Wollongong on Monday (13 January) aimed at encouraging young women to consider a career in an overwhelmingly male dominated area – engineering.