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Community support advances potential life-saving device

An implantable lifesaving device that ultimately leaves no trace in the human body may be one step closer to reality thanks to the generosity of the Illawarra community.

Crime drama, celebrity and persona up for discussion at Postgraduate Week

The School of the Arts, English and Media hosted its annual Postgraduate Week from 7 to 9 September 2015.

Thousands see how to learn, live and play at UOW open day

More than 7,000 visitors from across NSW and the ACT will descend on Wollongong this Saturday (15 August) to experience university life at the annual UOW Open Day.

What makes a tourist destination fashionable?

A doctoral student whose research focused on what it takes for a tourist destination to be considered fashionable hopes to see his findings converted into a ‘how to’ guide for those in the tourist industry.

Finger trap hits the right nerve in winning Pitch

Spinning yarns and ancient practical jokes have inspired a way to heal diseased and damaged nerves.

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