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2016: The Year in Review

It was a huge year for the University of Wollongong, with 2016 heralding remarkable discoveries, technological advancements, groundbreaking new buildings, and fascinating stories from our diverse student body. UOW photojournalist Paul Jones showcases his photographic year in review.

Placement on the path to recovery

An Australian-first Recovery Camp is creating an environment where therapeutic relationships can be built from the ground up.

No-needle diabetes

Managing complex conditions such as diabetes could be made cheaper and simpler following the development of a copper film that detects glucose from sweat or tears.

Disease freeze frame

Old enemies are making a comeback. Diseases such as pneumonia, tuberculosis, and malaria are stealing ground won over the past century. Antibiotics that help patients undergoing chemotherapy and routine surgery to fight infection are under threat.

Saving the Fitzroy Falls Spiny Crayfish

Burrowed into the icy creek beds of the Southern Highlands lives a tiny population of critically endangered native crayfish. The rarest crayfish in NSW, in fact.

Greener neighbourhoods, healthy start

Does the amount of green space in the neighbourhood have an effect on pregnancy outcomes, on a child’s academic scores, on their overall health? UOW researchers intend to find out.