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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.

Conference addresses challenges ahead for school leaders

Three of Australia’s leading educationalists will spearhead the University of Wollongong's 13th Educational Leadership Conference on Friday 21 February.

Visionary leaves health legacy

The visionary academic who drove the development of the University of Wollongong’s Medical School described it as “everything I could have hoped for” at his farewell function on Tuesday 11 February.

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