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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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Centre for Health Initiatives celebrates 10th birthday

The Centre for Health Initiatives (CHI) at UOW, established to develop innovative solutions that address current health and social issues, will celebrate its 10th  birthday tomorrow Thursday 29 May.

Innovative program to improve Indigenous health in regional communities

UOW researchers will trial a healthy lifestyle program for Indigenous Australians in Alice Springs and Mt Isa.

Unlocking the links between sleep and health in kids

Children with poor sleep habits are more likely to have physical and emotional health issues, a UOW study has found.

First book to trace evolution of the surfboard

A new book from a pair of Australian academics is the first of its kind to trace the evolution of the surfboard on the east coast of Australia, from regional cottage industry to its integral role in the billion-dollar surfing machine.

Exploring pregnant women’s perceptions of healthy eating

Medical researchers at the University of Wollongong are undertaking a study to explore women's perceptions of healthy eating during pregnancy.

Lean times call for Advanced approach for startup innovators

Innovators looking for a competitive edge following changes to national support and funding programs in the startup sector can find the advantage they need through a lean approach to business acceleration at the University of Wollongong-based (UOW) business incubator, iAccelerate.


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