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The Stand exists to unlock the knowledge and expertise inside the University of Wollongong (UOW), telling stories about our people and their accomplishments that inform, educate and inspire. This magazine was born out of a renewed sense of place, purpose and values that will guide the University in fulfilling its role in exploring how to resolve society’s large and complex social, environmental and economic challenges.
We believe education is one of the most powerful transformative forces on communities and individuals. It opens minds and helps people find purpose, meaning – and solutions for the world’s most pressing challenges.
This is our unified story – a story that draws on our past, understands the present, and looks to the future.
Taking the steps to swap ballet shoes for doctor scrubs
Molly McKenzie went from dancer to doctor – a journey she thought was impossible when she left high school at 14.
Shining a light on gestational diabetes
Gestational diabetes is the most common pregnancy condition - so why is it not more widely discussed?
What’s in a vape?
Vapes were promoted as a way to quit smoking, but now the trend is in a league of its own.
The (renewable) power of exercise
Imagine charging your phone by going for a run. That’s the concept behind Dr Fatemeh Mokhtari’s project intertwining renewable energy, tech and activewear.
Can we rewire the nervous system to fight MND?
Approximately 2,100 Australians are currently living with motor neurone disease (MND), a devastating neurodegenerative disease.
UOW medical students give back
A team of UOW students have been working to help their adopted community in the wake of disaster