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Wednesday 28 September 2022

Entrepreneurs share their business ideas as part of iAccelerate’s RISE program

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Wednesday 28 September 2022

UOW early career researchers awarded $1.3 million in funding

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Students show their support for journalists detained in Egypt

Journalism and media students showed their support for a group of Al Jazeera reporters incarcerated in Egypt by joining the Qatar based news service's FreeAJStaff campaign on the social media platform Twitter.

Panizzi cafe raises $8,000 to support childhood obesity research

UOW students and staff have raised $8,000 for health and medical research, simply by making a coin donation for a piece of fruit at Panizzi café on campus.

High demand at Batemans Bay for new nursing program

The University of Wollongong is this year offering for the first time a three-year Bachelor of Nursing and a four-year Advanced Bachelor Program at its Batemans Bay Campus.

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.


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