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UOW welcomes new Executive Dean of Engineering and Information Sciences

The University of Wollongong (UOW) is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Valerie Linton as its new Dean of Engineering and Information Sciences (EIS). Professor Linton has had a distinguished academic career spanning more than 20 years, completing an Engineering degree at...

Science and Technology
Tagged: Engineering

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Former NASA astronaut visits UOW

Inspiration through space exploration was the key theme of a special program led by a former NASA astronaut at UOW this week.  Hosted by Distinguished Professor Anatoly Rozenfeld from UOW’s Centre for Medical Radiation Physics (CMRP), former NASA astronaut Dr Leroy Chiao and NASA Maste...

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Tagged: Physics

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Healthy Harold partners with UOW to promote healthy choices

The University of Wollongong has partnered with Life Education Illawarra (Healthy Harold) to pilot a program at local primary schools that aims to encourage healthier life choices. The Healthy Mind, Healthy Body pilot program consists of the delivery of the Healthy Harold Program by Life Educatio...

Education
Tagged: Child development, Education

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Networking after 5 event connects students with business

Students expand their interpersonal skills and broaden their career prospects. More than 250 UOW students and over 60 Illawarra business representatives had the opportunity to enhance their professional pathway at the bi-annual Networking After 5 event held at the University Hall Foyer last ...

Education
Tagged: Student life

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Handheld surgical ‘biopen’ repairs damaged cartilage in sheep

Researchers have shown that a handheld 3D printing pen can successfully print living cells in surgery to repair cartilage defects in sheep. The study is the culmination of four years work between University of Wollongong-headquartered 

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Tagged: 3D printing, Science, Medicine, Medical bionics

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