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


The three of us: Fiona Sheppeard, Kathleen Clapham and Peter Kelly

Fiona Sheppeard, a proud Dunghutti woman and UOW psychology graduate, is examining the importance of place in Indigenous culture, and how it can be incorporated into mental health approaches for First Nations People in Australia.

The three of us: Kelly Newell, Katrina Green and Helen Clunas

PhD candidate Helen Clunas is investigating the involvement of the endocannabinoid system in depression under the watchful eye of Supervisors Dr Katrina Green and Associate Professor Kelly Newell from the Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health.

The Community Resilience project

The Community Resilience project was supported by Global Challenges in 2019 with the plan to explore the adaptability and resilience of teachers and nurses as frontline workers. When COVID19 hit in early 2020, the team found themselves interviewing Australian frontline workers during the worst pandemic of our generation.

PhD stories: Bella Ingram

The University of Wollongong (UOW) has so many high achieving PhD students, working towards solving real world problems. Meet Bella Ingram, a PhD candidate in the School of Psychology at UOW, whose research investigates the prevalence of loneliness within people who have experienced addiction.

Prevention and treatment of Schizophrenia

A prestigious NHMRC Investigator Grant worth $1.5M announced recently is allowing Distinguished Professor Xu-Feng Huang to further his research towards better treatments for schizophrenia.

Future of Mental Health and Sport

Dr Stewart Vella is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Psychology at UOW, a Movember Foundation Men's Health Partner, and a recent National Heart Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellow.