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Wednesday 23 November 2022

UOW announces appointment of new Chief Operating Officer

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UOW librarian wins Australian Business Deans Council network award

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Stories

Academic investigates how medical history informs today's decisions

How influential has the Nazi analogy been in recent medical debates on euthanasia? Is the history of eugenics being revived in modern genetic technologies? And what does the tragic history of thalidomide and its recent reintroduction for new medical treatments tell us about how governments solve ethical dilemmas?

Discovery could lead to new drug targets to fight Alzheimer's Disease

In collaboration with researchers at the University of Oxford (UK), scientists at the Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute (IHMRI), based at the University of Wollongong, have made a significant contribution to the worldwide search for drug targets to prevent or treat age-related diseases, such as Alzheimer’s Disease and other types of dementia, which affect more than 44.4 million people worldwide.

Whose job is it to clear up all the rubbish floating in the oceans?

By Professor Alistair McIlgorm.

Library staff volunteer at Illawarra Book Fair

UOW Library staff volunteered their time and skills at the Lifeline Book Fair last month for the third consecutive year. 

From euthanasia and Nazi analogies to the re-introduction of thalidomide

How influential has the Nazi analogy been in recent medical debates on euthanasia? Is the history of eugenics being revived in modern genetic technologies? And what does the tragic history of thalidomide and its recent reintroduction for new medical treatments tell us about how governments solve ethical dilemmas?

UOW uncovers earliest aerial footage of Wollongong

The University of Wollongong Library has uncovered the earliest known aerial footage of Wollongong, taken from a biplane in 1938.


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