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Friday 26 November 2021

Green light for 100 per cent renewable power

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Wednesday 24 November 2021

UOW partners with Fulbright Australia to host prestigious scholarship program

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Human computer interaction bridges 'digital divide'

Want to communicate with your computer or television in a more natural way than using a mouse or remote? Keen to change TV channels, switch on the DVD player or simply switch off an irritating presenter or program with the wave of a hand? A new book by a UOW academic now available on Amazon highlights how Hand Gesture Recognition (HGR) systems now bring hope of connecting people with their machines in such a manner.

UOW welcomes new students at O-Week

Before the serious business of lectures, tutes and study starts for 2014, we're welcoming new and returning students with a pool party, movies under the stars, markets and more at O-Week, on from 25 to 27 February.

Maths lecturer awarded prestigious JH Michelle Medal for Outstanding New Researcher

Motivation, endurance and persistence might be personal attributes more akin to athletic pursuits, yet those qualities along with high-level analytical and computational skills and a dash of creativity are essential for a successful career in mathematics, University of Wollongong (UOW) Senior Lecturer Dr Ngamta (Natalie ) Thamwattana said.

UOW aids bid to bring Jamie Oliver’s Ministry of Food to Wollongong

UOW is part of a collaborative community bid to bring celebrity chef Jamie Oliver and his innovative healthy food initiative, Ministry of Food, to Wollongong.

Early Childhood Education Diploma a boost for local families

A new Diploma of Early Childhood Education at UOW College will help provide the best possible start in life for local children and boost employment opportunities in the childcare sector.

UOW and the Illawarra business community strengthen ties with strategic partnership

The University of Wollongong (UOW) and the Illawarra Business Chamber (IBC) signed a two-year partnership agreement aimed at maximising future opportunities for both organisations on 20 February.

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