September iAccelerate update
Welcome to the iAccelerate update. We hope you, your family and loved ones are all okay based on the current events and lock downs. Here at iAccelerate we continue to offer training and support to our community of entrepreneurs.
Tackling gender inequality through a global pandemic
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you would have seen the growing number of stories on the news in Australia about gender equality and the under-representation of women sitting in senior roles in businesses, politics, and STEM.
August_ The two of us: Duane Robinson and Brendan Banfield
PhD Candidate Brendan Banfield is passionate about renewable energy and sustainability. His research is investigating how smart technologies in buildings can be used to reduce electricity costs and increase thermal comfort. His supervisor is Duane Robinson who was appointed Deputy Director of the SRBC in 2015, and more recently Director of the APQRC in 2020.
Researcher spotlight: Daniel Daly
This month we are focussing on United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 7: Affordable and Clean Energy, to raise the profile of researchers and projects working toward this important goal to ensure we protect our environmental future.
Industry 4.0 update
Industry 4.0, also known as the “fourth Industrial Revolution”, is a new wave of innovation centred on automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies. The federal government pledged $2 million for an industry hub managed by the University of Wollongong (UOW) in the Shoalhaven. This article give a quick update on their activities.
July_ The two of us: Natalia Hanley and Helen Simpson
Helen Simpson is a PhD candidate, researcher & sessional teacher at UOW and is currently completing her PhD research focusing on the evaluation of Domestic Violence Evidence-in-Chief. Her supervisor Natalia Hanley is a qualitative researcher interested in how people experience the institutions and processes of criminal justice.