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Camp inspires teenage girls to pursue a future in STEM

Mentorship, hands-on experiences aim to spark students’ creativity, build confidenceA group of teenage girls will spend four days immersed in the world of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) as part of a University of Wollongong initiative to boost gender equality in the...

Science and Technology
Tagged: Science, Women in Engineering, Women in Science, Engineering, Mathematics & Statistics

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Transformative degree to examine intellectual foundations of Western civilisation

UOW the first university to partner with Ramsay Centre.  The University of Wollongong (UOW) will partner with the Ramsay Centre for Western Civilisation to deliver a new Bachelor of Arts in Western Civilisation that will provide students with a world-class liberal arts educa...

Politics and Society
Tagged: Education, History, Philosophy

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Need for regulating the financial regulators

Assessment board the missing link in accountability and performance in the financial services sector.An assessment board that provides continuous oversight of Australia’s financial regulators would help prevent regulatory failures exposed by the

Business and Economy
Tagged: Business, Finance, Law, Research

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Engineering, business achievements in the spotlight at summer graduations

Fashion designer Carla Zampatti one of three honorary doctorate recipientsThe next generation of leaders in business and engineering will celebrate the end of their academic studies this week during summer graduation ceremonies at the University of Wollongong (UOW).Undergradua...

Tagged: Education, graduation, Student life, Business, Engineering

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Study to target antibiotic resistant bacteria’s Achilles heel

Project awarded $588,098 in NHMRC funding announcementsA study led by researchers from the University of Wollongong (UOW) could lead to a new weapon in the fight against antibiotic resistance, one of the great health challenges facing the world today.The project, which brings together sc...

Health and Medicine
Tagged: Biology, Chemistry, Health & Medicine, Research, Science

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