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New project to help reduce congestion in Australian suburbs

Smart Cities and Suburbs Program to help inform transport and urban planning decisionsA new project designed to help reduce congestion in our suburbs has been launched today, using data collected from pedestrian smartphones and cutting-edge traffic-counting technology to track patterns of movemen...

Science and Technology
Tagged: Innovation, Information & Communication Technology, Sustainability

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UOW College pays tribute to staff, students on 30th birthday

UOW College has helped more than 30,000 students to access higher education and employmentFor the past three decades, UOW College has been helping students to achieve their dreams by building their skills knowledge and providing a pathway to higher education and employment.More than 31,000...

Education
Tagged: Student life

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Junk food ads lead to overeating capable of driving unhealthy weight gain in children, new study finds

Findings show need for greater regulation says researcherChildren eat more food after watching unhealthy food advertising and don’t compensate by eating less at later meals, a world-first study by University of Wollongong (UOW) researchers has found....

Health and Medicine
Tagged: Child development, Early Start, Health, Research

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Biopen receives funding to boost health innovations in Australia

Federal investment to help take hand-held orthopaedic surgical device from the lab to the hospital wardA hand-held 3D printer that will enable surgeons to create patient-specific knee cartilage is one of 11 projects selected for a share in $10 million of Australian Government investment.

Science and Technology
Tagged: 3D printing, Medical bionics, Hydrogels, Science

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UOW registration renewal approved by TEQSA

Regulator impressed by performance, staff, integrity & indigenous participationAustralia’s higher education regulator has renewed the University of Wollongong’s (UOW) registration as an accredited Australian university, praising the institution for its quality assurance performanc...

Education
Tagged: Education, Research

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