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Unlocking Fortress Australia: connecting with the world again

UOW will host a virtual session with industry experts on the reopening of Australia

Professor Joe Chicharo OM to retire

Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor steps down after close to four decades of service to higher education

UOW students fight for a healthier planet

Grace Mahon and Ben Hamill call on the Australian government to put net-zero target into legislation and to recognise the role of universities in tackling ‘climate emergency’

Scientists call for an end to harmful fishing subsidies

Wild fisheries undermined by government payments that lead to overfishing and biodiversity degradation

New Cyber Academy to create cyber talent pipeline

Three-year degree apprenticeship style program will fast track students’ careers

UOW researcher awarded $1.2m Discovery Indigenous Scheme grant

Grant to investigate the safety and quality of life of young Indigenous people who come into contact with the carceral system

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Phil Orchard

Expertise: Asylum seekers, refugees, war-affected civilians, humanitarian efforts, international aid, forced migrants

School of Humanities and Social Inquiry

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