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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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Budding tech gurus put on the learning-to-earning pathway at career day

From mobile robotics to 3D mapping technology and finance smart phone apps - hundreds of local high school students will today (15 May) have a hands-on exploration of careers in information and communication technology (ICT) at the 2014 Big Day In, hosted by the University of Wollongong (UOW).

Fat food marketing to be challenged at open night for budding researchers

From combating the ‘fat food environment’ around us to finding a cure for Motor Neurone Disease and safeguarding food security in the Pacific, UOW will showcase some of its best and brightest early career researchers on the cusp of 'something big' at a free, community event on Monday 26 May.

Illawarra children to get their hands dirty at simulated archaeological dig

Hundreds of Illawarra children will channel their inner Indiana Jones this weekend as they participate in a simulated archaeological dig at the annual Kidsfest Shellharbour event.

UOW prepares for deregulated student fees in major sector shake-up

University of Wollongong Vice-Chancellor Professor Paul Wellings, CBE, believes fees in some courses could be set to rise from 2016 at UOW as a result of a reduction in Federal Government block grants to universities outlined in the Budget.

First students to visit Hong Kong under New Colombo Plan

UOW education students are set to embark on a one-week research study trip to Hong Kong. 

Mastering better health solutions using 3D-printing techniques

The world’s first Masters degree in medical treatments based on printing and regrowing human tissue has been launched at the University of Wollongong (UOW) in partnership with three leading research universities.

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