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Wednesday 3 August 2022

UOW PhD candidates go head-to-head in Three Minute Thesis competition

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Wednesday 3 August 2022

UOW statistician awarded by the American Statistical Association

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Low cost, super efficient offshore wind turbines for a clean energy future

Researchers from UOW are developing technologies for next generation offshore wind turbines that are one-third the price and 1,000 times more efficient, and they could be installed off the coast of Australia in the next five years.

Understanding Asian legal systems the focus for Asian Law Forum

A multidisciplinary research group with a wide range of expertise in Asian law and policy has been established at the University of Wollongong’s School of Law.

World-first ‘Bionic Bra’ inches closer to reality

A ‘Bionic Bra’ that automatically tightens in response to breast movement is one step closer to reality with the development of a new prototype.   

Creative writing lecturer wins Philippine National Book Award

Fish-Hair Woman, the third novel by creative writing lecturer Merlinda Bobis, has won the prestigious Philippine National Book Award (Juan C. Laya Prize) for Best Novel in a Foreign Language (English).

A flood of responses for award-winning engineering tool

Student-designed flood risk management tool helps communities cope with natural disasters. 

Brain building with stem cells

Researchers are building brain tissue with human stem cells to better understand, and ultimately to treat, neural diseases such as schizophrenia, which is unique to humans.


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