Hope flows in mission to provide clean drinking water

A humanitarian project to provide clean drinking water to some of the world’s poorest people is showing UOW students what it takes to make a difference in the world.  .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-wid...

Environment and Energy
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Exchange program aids pioneering treatment for cancer

One of the new frontiers in cancer treatment is charged particle therapy which uses protons or heavy ions as opposed to traditional X-rays. According to the Director of UOW’s Centre for Medical Radiation Physics (CMRP), Distinguished Professor Anatoly Rozenfeld, particle therapy was particu...

Science and Technology
Tagged: Cancer, Engineering, Exchange, international, Physics, Women in Science, Women in Engineering

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UGPN annual meeting declared ‘best ever’

Meeting of great minds at UOW yields greater international research and exchange opportunities. After spending 46 hours in 26 sessions over three days exploring ways to collaboratively address real world challenges, 2016 Universities Global Partnership Network (UGPN) annual conference attendees d...

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China research collaboration a breath of fresh air

UOW engineering ingenuity is helping Chinese industrial manufacturers tackle the country’s massive pollution problem. In late 2015, north-eastern China experienced air pollution levels 50 times higher than limits deemed safe by the World Health Organisation. The episode was considered one o...

Environment and Energy
Tagged: Engineering, Innovation, international, China

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Hitting the bullseye with cancer treatment

Inspired by personal experiences, PhD student Lauren Bell is developing methods to take the guesswork out of cancer radiotherapy. Despite the ongoing advances in radiotherapy cancer treatment, uncertainties in accurately targeting the radiation dosage required to adequately treat a tumour can res...

Health and Medicine
Tagged: Cancer, Health & Medicine, Physics, international, Post-graduate, Women in Engineering

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