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Innovative new treatment more deadly on cancer, less toxic for patient

A safer, more effective way to treat cancer in sight thanks to a revolutionary research project.

Alliance between UOW and a community college in Hong Kong

The University of Wollongong (UOW) will assume stewardship and governance of a community college in Hong Kong, strengthening its position as a global higher education provider in North-East Asia.

Stem cell technology helps unlock mystery of Alzheimer’s gene

Neuroscientists investigate the main gene responsible for late-onset Alzheimer’s Disease.

Green building scheme review adds yet more policy uncertainty

By Daniel Daly and Paul Cooper

A decade on and the Hobbit still holds secrets

Ten years ago today in Australia and Indonesia the scientific world was turned on its head. By a very small head, as it happens. We were part of the original joint Australian-Indonesian research team involved in the discovery of human remains, unlike anything seen before, that was announced in the pages of the journal Nature and broadcast around the world by a frenzied media. By Thomas Sutikna and Professor Bert Roberts.

Mapping dementia-friendly communities in the Illawarra

Projects to map dementia-friendly communities and trial an innovative respite plan for carers are among the research projects funded in the latest round of grants from the Alzheimer’s Australia Dementia Research Foundation (AADRF).

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

Faculty of the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

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