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Thursday 13 June 2024

People key to tackling major threat to biodiversity

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Wednesday 12 June 2024

UOW rises to 44th in the world in THE Impact Rankings

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Geoscientist’s outstanding contribution rewarded with Academy of Science award

One of Australia’s most highly respected geoscientists, who is currently an Honorary Professorial Fellow at the University of Wollongong, was today (21 January) announced a recipient of a prestigious 2014 annual award from the Australian Academy of Science.

UOW researchers first group in Australia to fabricate silicene

From smaller, faster computer chips to more practical and efficient solar cells through to improvements in medical technologies and vehicle and aircraft parts silicene, a two-dimensional form of silicon, may provide a powerful material for the future.

UOW growing medical treatments and jobs in the Shoalhaven

University of Wollongong researchers are growing jobs and materials from the sea for medical treatments through a project in the Shoalhaven area to farm and process seaweeds that will then be used biomaterials such as cell carriers in medical implants.

Education professionals gear for 2014 Summer Institute

Hot topics in education practice and theory - including curriculum change, language, autism spectrum disorder, assessment and teaching English overseas are being examined at the 2014 Summer Institute from 14–17 January.

Learning Labs expands its outreach

The highly successful UOW ‘Learning Labs’ program has started today (13 January) in a new expanded format.

Launch for five-day Women in Engineering Summit

A five-day summit begins at the University of Wollongong on Monday (13 January) aimed at encouraging young women to consider a career in an overwhelmingly male dominated area – engineering.