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Friday 17 September 2021

Committed to social justice, 30 years on

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Wednesday 15 September 2021

Before the fire comes: New study finds ways to minimise home damage

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Uniting bright minds to tackle Global Challenges

A unique research program that brings together world-class expertise in a bid to offer solutions to complex world problems is launched by the University of Wollongong (UOW) in Canberra.

HSC Maths Revision Day attracts hundreds of students

Up to 500 HSC students from the Illawarra and surrounding regions will flock to UOW tomorrow (Friday 20 June) for a HSC Maths Revision Day.

Study of Illawarra teens aims to reduce school sitting time

A unique Australian study will look into ways to reduce sitting time in the adolescent school day.

Junk food ads undermine health benefits of kids sport

Children who participate in organised sport are exposed to up to four hours of junk food advertising each week.

Leading lawyers mentor UOW’s next generation of female law graduates

Some of Australia’s finest female lawyers have volunteered their time and expertise to be mentors for final year female University of Wollongong School of Law students as part of the annual Lucy Mentoring Program. 

Illawarra researchers take the stage in cancer CONCERT

Cancer research received a significant shot in the arm this week when the New South Wales Health Minister and Medical Research Minister, Jillian Skinner, announced $19.3 million in funding for three new cancer research hubs across NSW.

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Expertise: Asylum seekers, refugees, war-affected civilians, humanitarian efforts, international aid, forced migrants

School of Humanities and Social Inquiry

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