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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.

Researchers seek participants for innovative Down Syndrome clinical trial

The Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute (IHMRI) based at the University of Wollongong is currently seeking participants for a clinical study which is looking at the effects of a specific compound on Memory and Cognition in people with Down Syndrome.

UOW hosts its largest educational leadership conference

UOW has hosted the largest ever Educational Leadership Conference, with close to 300 delegates attending on Friday 21 February.

Inaugural StatsWeek event a great success

The National Institute for Applied Statistics Research Australia (NIASRA) hosted more than 100 professional and academic researchers during StatsWeek 2014 in early February.

Scientists create artificial muscles from fishing line

Ordinary, everyday fishing line has been used to produce artificial muscles with super-human strength.


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