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Friday 30 July 2021

Climate change threat to ‘tuna dependent’ Pacific Islands economies

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Friday 30 July 2021

Senior Professor Simon Ville to take up Australian Studies Chair at Harvard University

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Stories

UOW researchers win Gates Foundation grant to make next generation condoms

A team of researchers from UOW has received Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation funding to help develop a Next Generation Condom that “significantly preserves or enhances pleasure, in order to improve uptake and regular use”.

Study to measure the health and wellbeing of Illawarra families

A unique study to track the health and wellbeing of Illawarra families over time has commenced with a feasibility study at the Wollongong Hospital with pregnant women.

Illawarra Flame house finds Sustainability Street a place to call home

The award-winning Illawarra Flame house will be the first working model of sustainable building practices.

UOW joins campaign to put a stop to racism

The University of Wollongong (UOW) is proud to have joined forces with some of Australia’s leading businesses, sporting bodies, NGOs and other universities to support the ‘Racism. It stops with me.’ Campaign from June 2. 

Medical students go west to help rural and remote communities

UOW medical students will on Monday (2 June) embark on a week-long road trip through western New South Wales to experience first hand the challenges of health care in rural and remote communities.

Westpac banks on students from the University of Wollongong

The need for skilled technology graduates is increasing each year to meet industry demand. However, Australia has one of the lowest rates of technology graduates of any OECD country.


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