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Meeting with Prime Minister of the Netherlands

Two UOW academics of Dutch heritage were among guests who met the Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte during his recent visit to Australia hosted by Australian PM, Tony Abbott.

Welding research to secure the future of Australian manufacturing

Australia must combine leading university research and transfer developing technology and skills to industry to remain competitive in manufacturing, an international research forum hosted by UOW was told.

Students design social marketing campaigns to improve health of classmates

Social marketing campaigns designed by local Illawarra high school students to help improve the health and wellbeing of their community will be presented at UOW on Thursday 20 November.

Strengthening research collaborations with China

A delegation spearheaded by Vice-Chancellor Professor Paul Wellings, CBE, to China over the past week will lead to a strengthening of research collaborations with prestigious higher education institutions as well as China’s largest steel manufacturer, Baosteel.

Law lecturer appointed to national law admission committee

Senior law lecturer Mr John Littrich was recently appointed as the NSW representative for the National Legal Services Council’s Admissions Committee, a new national body tasked with developing and overseeing regulations governing the admission of lawyers in Australia.

Shoalhaven-developed program boosts inclusion for kids with disabilities

An innovative, Shoalhaven-developed program that encourages inclusion in the early years of life will be discussed at a free public forum in Wollongong on Thursday 20 November.

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