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Tuesday 31 January 2023

Australia Day awards and honours for academics and community members

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Tuesday 31 January 2023

$8 million committed to Bushfire and Natural Disaster Centre

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Stories

New podcast uncovers forgotten corners of the Illawarra

"There's no place like..." explores place and our relationship to it

New book explores the history of disasters in Australia and New Zealand

Historians, geographers and media scholars on the lessons we can learn from past disasters.

Bob Santamaria, 'the most significant' figure in Australian politics never to have been in parliament

Bob Santamaria knew four Australian prime ministers. Is he the most significant figure in Australian politics never to have held office?

History of Mardi Gras shines a light on untold stories

Two-part series created by UOW academic receives inaugural Oral History Award

Getting creative with less. Recipe lessons from the Australian Women's Weekly during wartime

With some ingredients in short supply due to panic buying, the pages of the Australian Women’s Weekly can impart tips and tricks for how to be creative with less.

Stone tools reveal epic trek of nomadic Neanderthals

Neanderthal (Homo neanderthalensis) fossils were first discovered in western Europe in the mid nineteenth century. That was just the first in a long line of surprises thrown up by our closest evolutionary cousins.


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Expertise: Children and physical activity, sedentary behaviour, motor skills

Faculty of the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

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