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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

International students give UOW College a glowing report card

International students have given UOW College a glowing report card in a survey of their experience at English language schools.

Happy healthy children develop on the playing field

Playing a team sport at an early age can improve the health and wellbeing of children, particularly for young girls.

Antarctic historian shares tale of being beset in the ice at next Uni in the Brewery

Antarctic historian Dr Ben Maddison shares his story of being beset in the ice at next Uni in the Brewery on 26 March.

Expert pushes for sustainable makeover of iconic Aussie fibro

A UOW project has been used an example of sustainable building methods at a national industry conference.

Illawarra students design social marketing campaigns to improve wellbeing of classmates

Students from two Illawarra schools have improved the health and wellbeing of their fellow students through a UOW Centre for Health Initiatives’ Healthy Schools program. The program comprised a competition for students to develop a social marketing campaign to address a school-based social or health issue. 

Anti-inflammatories could be used to fight superbugs, researchers say

Researchers in Wollongong have discovered that some common anti- inflammatory drugs have an antibiotic effect, suggesting they may have a role to play in treating the ‘superbugs’ that pose a major risk to human health.


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