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Fascination with infectious diseases leads to PhD

Medical researcher studies how invasive bacteria affect our immune systemsDiane Ly has no doubts about what it was that attracted her to medical research.“The nasty stuff is what I find fascinating,” she said.“I find disease very interesting, particularly infectious diseases. Un...

Health and Medicine
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UOW’s most prestigious student honour awarded at April graduations

Chancellor Robert Hope Memorial Prize winner: Thomas Curran. This year’s University of Wollongong (UOW) Chancellor Robert Hope Memorial Prize recipient is Thomas Curran, who studied Bachelor of Arts (Dean's Scholar), Bachelor of International Studies (Dean's Scholar).The ...

Education
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There’s something queer about Disney villains

PhD student Dion McLeod analysed animated feature films in his thesisDion McLeod has watched the Disney animated feature Frozen 103 times – and the clip of the film’s hit song Let It Go another 100 or so times. He’s also watched Sleeping Beauty, Aladdin, The Little Mermaid, Tang...

Arts and Culture
Tagged: Arts & Humanities, graduation, Media

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Puberty Blues author honoured in autumn graduation celebration

Kathy Lette recognised for success and tireless advocacy for human rights.  While she is best known for her book Puberty Blues, author Kathy Lette is a fierce and tireless advocate for human rights with a quick wit and a zest for life. In recognition of the success of her many novels an...

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Gerald Nanson honoured for uncovering the secrets of Australia’s geological past

A fascination with how the earth was shaped by water and time started with digging for the dead.At the Autumn graduation celebrations, Professor Nanson was today (Wednesday 19 April

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