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UOW Innov18 Join us for one (or more!) events in August showcasing outstanding research & innovation at the University of Wollongong

Past events

New Steel

New Steel

Wed 22 August (free)
Our cutting-edge steel research in partnership with BlueScope

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SMART Seminar Series

SMART Seminar Series

Friday 24 August (free)
IoT cloud based architecture to Edge for dynamic service

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Allan Sefton Lecture 2018

Allan Sefton Lecture 2018

Fri 17 August (Free)
Presented by CEO, Nature Conservation Council, Kate Smolski

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Intergenerational mobility

Intergenerational mobility

Wed 22 August (free)
In the US: Bhash Mazumder, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

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Bill Wheeler Symposium

Bill Wheeler Symposium

Thurs 16 August (free)
Presented by ENT surgeon at RPA, Prof Payal Mukherjee

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Fundraising High Tea

Fundraising High Tea

Sun 19 August
Supporting research into Vanishing White Matter Disease 

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iAccelerate Tour

iAccelerate Tour

Tues 14 August (free)
Come explore the innovation landscape of the iAccelerate program

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Melissa Little seminar

Melissa Little seminar

Thurs 16 August (free)
Human pluripotent stem cell-derived human kidney organoids

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Mental Health

Mental Health

Wed 15 August (free)
Recovery Camp as viewed by academics, nurses & participants

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IPRI Open Day

IPRI Open Day

Thurs 16 August (free)
Behind the scenes: Intelligent Polymer Research Institute labs

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Dinner with a conscience

Dinner with a conscience

Tues 7 August
Wollongong's best chefs showcase a sustainably sourced local menu 

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4Impact Conference 

4Impact Conference 

Tues 7 August
The 'How-To' for social enterprise & impact investing

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SMART Seminar Series

SMART Seminar Series

Thurs 2 August (Free)
Bus bunching impacts from Opal card data analysis.

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Women in Physics lecture

Women in Physics lecture

Tues 7 August (free)
Presented by Dr Ceri Brenner, plasma physicist & innovator

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Low Carbon Homes

Low Carbon Homes

Wed 8 August (free)
Presented CRC for Low Carbon Living | National Forum

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Dr Brian Yecies and Dr Jie (Jack) Yang

“Researchers must take risks and share their passions. Supervisors have to allow students to experiment, discover, succeed and fail. Organisations need to provide opportunities to bring people together.” Drawing the lines on media innovation

Dr Brian Yecies and Dr Jie (Jack) Yang School of the Arts, English and Media & SMART
Dr Nicole Cook

"It's important in housing and urban research - as we open out to new technical innovations, and inwards to examine the behaviours of residents - not to lose sight of the goals of sustainability and equity in cities." The Future Of: City Planning

Dr Nicole Cook School of Geography and Sustainable Communities, Faculty of Social Sciences
Professor Pascal Perez

"To become the revolution that the IT industry is predicting, we need to engage citizens onto the journey. Smart cities have to be about smart people, otherwise, they will become fad cities." The Future of: Smart Cities & IoT

Professor Pascal Perez Director SMART Infrastructure Facility
Dr Sarah Hamylton

"I'm working with a team that includes creatives and scientists to compare how we use different methods to express our understanding of how the reef has been impacted by climate change." The Future Of: Climate Change & Our Coral Reefs

Dr Sarah Hamylton Geographer and climate change researcher in the Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health

Why Innov18?

For the first time, we’re bringing together UOW research, business and innovation events under one umbrella for #UOWInnov18 over a month. 

Want to understand more about what UOW is achieving in social impact? Or hear from our passionate researchers about their projects and how they may change our world. What about touring some of our research facilities?

We’re sure there’s something for everyone. Come and discover the outstanding research and innovation happening right here in Wollongong.

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Top 2% of universities in the world, as ranked by:
  • QS World University Rankings 2019
  • Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018
  • Academic Ranking of World Universities 2017
Leading social enterprise development through iAccelerate:
  • Leading Accelerator/Incubator in Australia
  • Forty-four percent female founders and co-founders
  • Fifty-two new products launched or developed in 2017