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Wednesday 26 January 2022

Australia Day honour for world leader in battery research

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Tuesday 25 January 2022

UOW strikes triple gold in Australia Day awards

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Geoscientist’s outstanding contribution rewarded with Academy of Science award

One of Australia’s most highly respected geoscientists, who is currently an Honorary Professorial Fellow at the University of Wollongong, was today (21 January) announced a recipient of a prestigious 2014 annual award from the Australian Academy of Science.

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.

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