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Big Food and corporate social responsibility: marketing or public good?

Study explores parents’ and children’s perceptions of junk food sponsorship of junior sport and community activities.While exposure to junk food marketing can create a desire in children to eat unhealthy foods, research undertaken at the University of Wollongong (UOW) is t...

Health and Medicine
Tagged: Health, Marketing, Public & Population Health, Research

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More quality green space in Australian cities supports healthier children

Setting aside at least one fifth of urban land for quality parks and green space could help promote better mental health among children. The results were from a new study, being delivered by the University of Wollongong (UOW) in partnership with

Health and Medicine
Tagged: Child development, Community, Public & Population Health, Research, Mental health, Health

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Graduate employability remains high at UOW

UOW above nation's average for graduate employment rates and employer partnerships. For the third year in a row the University of Wollongong (UOW) has been ranked in the top 200 universities around the world for graduate employability outcomes.A fresh round of data released today (Tuesday 12...

Education
Tagged: Undergraduate

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Should industrial precincts be saved from redevelopment?

Report analyses role of threatened manufacturing zones in fostering creative industries and small businessThe old industrial precinct along Carrington Road in the inner-Sydney suburb of Marrickville might not look like much from the outside, but it’s a hidden gem.The former factories and wa...

Business and Economy
Tagged: Arts, Community, Research, Social Sciences

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Teeth reveal last months of mother and child who lived 27,000 years ago

Synchrotron light analysis of dental enamel gives insight into early human lifeA team of researchers has used synchrotron light to study the teeth of a prehistoric human foetus and learn about the life and death of the child and its mother, who lived 27,000 years ago.The team was led...

Science and Technology
Tagged: Research, Science

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