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Tuesday 31 January 2023

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Stories

Are ‘core memories’ real? The science behind 5 common myths

What do your core memories say about you?

UOW expert commentary (11 - 14 October)

UOW academics provide expert commentary, opinion and analysis on a range of ongoing and breaking news stories

In the new A League Of Their Own series, tensions between femininity and queerness are explored in women’s sports

The TV series, set in 1943, shows us people will always find ways to be true to their authentic selves

UOW experts available for comment this week (27 September - 1 October)

UOW academics provide expert commentary, opinion and analysis on a range of ongoing and breaking news stories

Backcountry visitors are leaving poo piles in the Australian Alps – and it’s a problem

When you think of backcountry snow adventures, you think of pristine wilderness. But there’s a problem: what to do with your poo.

We helped fill a major climate change knowledge gap, thanks to 130,000-year-old sediment in Sydney lakes

Our new research investigated how erosion transports carbon to the bottom of lakes, where it’ll never be released into the atmosphere.


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Tony Okely

Expertise: Children and physical activity, sedentary behaviour, motor skills

Faculty of the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

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