Can we rewire the nervous system to fight MND?

Philanthropy is funding the high-risk high-reward research needed to advance our fight against motor neurone disease.

A duty of care

Patricia Davidson and John Daly

The top 3 reasons to study Cyber Security at UOW

According to UOW computer science experts

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Articles

A duty of care

Over four decades of friendship, the lives of UOW Vice-Chancellor Professor Patricia Davidson and UOW Head of Nursing Professor John Daly have become so intertwined that it’s impossible to imagine a world without each other.

Bright minds, bold ambitions and boundless passion

Three UOW alumni share the stories of coming of age and finding their dream jobs right after uni

Breaking the communication code

Whatever Matrix-era stereotypes you might hold about the cyber security industry, Louis Cremen and Susan Zhang embody their opposite. Sunny and full of respect, Louis and Susan’s dual mentorship and close friendship has been integral to each-other’s success, proving itself in unexpected ways.

Re-writing the narrative

Close friends Mick Bainbridge and Jaymee Beveridge met at UOW while pursuing two extraordinarily different career pathways. But their divergent journeys shared the same goal: to rewrite a common narrative and help others do the same.

Paying it forward

Maheshika Nanayakkara and Sarah Lisle first met on opposite sides of the UOW international program. Along with Maheshika’s partner Asiri Nawarathna, the pair’s friendship is a perfect example of finding connections where you least expect them.

Bottle racket

Childhood friends Jared Smith, Dean Martelozzo and Tom Simnadis combined three unique skill sets into one well-fitting bundle and distilled a new local industry in the process.