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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

Wollongong strengthens its research ties with India

UOW signs MoU with two of the oldest and most prestigious Institutes of Technology in India.

UOW launches first national science short film competition

The first national science short film competition will foster creativity and engagement in science education.

New home for Illawarra entrepreneurs underway

Construction on the region’s first high-tech business incubator will officially start today (Thursday 10 April) when the Minister for the Illawarra John Ajaka MLC joins University of Wollongong Vice-Chancellor Professor Paul Wellings to break ground at the Innovation Campus.

Books created by artists on show at UOW Library

An exhibition of artists’ books will be opened at 12.30PM Friday 11 April at the University of Wollongong Library’s Panizzi Room. 

Discovery could lead to new drug targets to fight Alzheimer's Disease

In collaboration with researchers at the University of Oxford (UK), scientists at the Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute (IHMRI), based at the University of Wollongong, have made a significant contribution to the worldwide search for drug targets to prevent or treat age-related diseases, such as Alzheimer’s Disease and other types of dementia, which affect more than 44.4 million people worldwide.

From euthanasia and Nazi analogies to the re-introduction of thalidomide

How influential has the Nazi analogy been in recent medical debates on euthanasia? Is the history of eugenics being revived in modern genetic technologies? And what does the tragic history of thalidomide and its recent reintroduction for new medical treatments tell us about how governments solve ethical dilemmas?


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