Combining chemistry and Aboriginal art

Artist and scientist Stephanie Beaupark is combining her two passions for her PhD research.

New podcast series goes behind the scenes of research into Australia’s natural and cultural history

The seven-episode series includes interviews with seven CABAH researchers, a centre based at UOW.

The future of Port Kembla

An historical and geographical interdisciplinary project


Advancing automated mass spectrometry

A research project led by UOW’s Professor Adam Trevitt is aiming to develop new technology and tools to accelerate advances in automated mass spectrometry with funding from the Australian Research Council’s Discovery Project scheme.

New anti-viral drugs to combat herpes

Dr Gökhan Tolun and Distinguished Professor Antoine van Oijen, both from the School of Chemistry and Molecular Bioscience, Molecular Horizons and IHMRI, have been granted $636,368 from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) over three years for their project, “Revealing the molecular mechanistic details of viral DNA recombination towards developing novel anti-viral drugs”.

Team attack against brain cancer

A UOW research team spanning across synthetic chemistry and neurobiology in the School of Chemistry and Molecular Bioscience have been working on a new glioblastoma treatment since 2014.

New Sunscreens for Australians

Find out more about the Next Generation Sunscreen project that has the potential to change the sunscreen industry and regulations for the better.

Dental Health Challenge

Every morning and every night we lean over a basin in our bathrooms, squeeze some gooey paste on to the bristles of a stick, and scrub it all over our teeth - or at least we are told to do this every morning and night.

Leading change

Despite being over-represented at undergraduate and entry levels in academia, women are still underrepresented in Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths and Medicine (STEMM) disciplines. Furthermore, women make up only 20% of senior leaders in STEMM, which means Australia and the world are missing out on a large portion of their top talent, expertise and knowledge.