University of Wollongong - Media Releases en-au RSS feed of Media Releases from the University of Wollongong, Australia. © 2007-2019 University of Wollongong Mon, 18 Mar 2019 16:50:00 +1100 60 University celebrates 25 years of artistic partnership with Yirrkala artists Mon, 18 Mar 2019 16:50:00 +1100 Arnhem Land artists host print-making workshop for students and staffThree young Yolngu artists from Yirrkala, an Aboriginal township in Arnhem Land, hosted a print-making workshop for University of Wollongong students and staff on Friday 15 March to celebrate the 25th anniversary of a... ART Research aims to prevent complications in blood cancer treatment Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +1100 Cancer Council NSW grant for graft-versus-host disease investigationsCancer Council NSW has awarded almost $9 million of new funding to 13 ground-breaking cancer research projects. The chosen world-class research teams are leading the charge towards a cancer free future by investigating new ways ... MED Pregnancy discovery unlocks clue to Alzheimer’s, arthritis and other ageing diseases Mon, 11 Mar 2019 12:01:00 +1100 Special protein helps protect women during pregnancyA discovery about how the bodies of pregnant women cope with biological stresses that promote protein damage could unlock new ways to treat or even prevent age-related disorders, from Alzheimer’s and arthritis to m... MED Young artist creates vibrant public mural in heart of Liverpool Mon, 11 Mar 2019 09:15:00 +1100 UOW graduate Claire Foxton paints large-scale mural of current South Western Sydney studentThe University of Wollongong (UOW) is contributing to the creation of a vibrant cultural centre in the heart of South Western Sydney, with a large-scale public mural painted in Liverpool over the past two w... ART Coastal wetlands capture more carbon as seas rise Thu, 7 Mar 2019 05:00:00 +1100 New research shows tidal marshes could help mitigate the impact of climate changeAs sea levels rise, coastal wetlands could play a key role in mitigating the effects of greenhouse gas emissions by capturing and storing large volumes of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2), research published in the p... ENV Italian lecturer awarded prestigious teaching citation Wed, 6 Mar 2019 08:20:00 +1100 Dr Mariolina Pais Marden recognised for engaging approach to languages, culture studiesUniversity of Wollongong (UOW) Lecturer Dr Mariolina Pais Marden has been recognised in the 2018 Australian Awards for University Teaching, announced last week (Tuesday 26 February).Dr Pais Marden, from the Fac... EDU UOW’s proposed super boost would provide greater financial security for women Tue, 5 Mar 2019 15:52:00 +1100 Vice-Chancellor announces commitment at International Women's Day eventThe University of Wollongong reaffirmed its commitment to gender equity on the eve of International Women’s Day, proposing a series of measures that will provide greater financial security for female em... EDU Meet 3D Alek: the printer working to combat congenital ear deformity Thu, 28 Feb 2019 16:06:00 +1100 UOW researchers develop and deliver customised bioprinter for the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital Royal Prince Alfred Hospital (RPA) in Sydney is now home to a world-first customised 3D bioprinter designed to create and make a 3D printed human ear, thanks to researchers from the University of Wo... MED University honoured as leader in gender equality Mon, 25 Feb 2019 16:13:00 +1100 UOW and UOWGE receive prestigious Employer of Choice citation The University of Wollongong (UOW) has been recognised by the Federal Government as one of the best workplaces in Australia for gender equality.UOW has again received the Employer of Choice for Gender Equality citation by the Work... EDU O-Festival introduces students to fun of campus life Mon, 25 Feb 2019 13:04:00 +1100 Annual event features musicians, pool party, moonlight cinema, and scavenger huntThousands of students will kick off the academic year this week with an introduction to campus life, as the University of Wollongong (UOW) holds its annual Orientation Festival.The three-day event (from Tuesday 26 Fe... EDU University Art Collection acquires spectacular Lloyd Rees painting Fri, 15 Feb 2019 10:18:00 +1100 Illawarra Pastoral inspired by region's coastlines, landscapesA significant painting by Lloyd Rees which captures the beauty of the Illawarra was unveiled yesterday (Thursday 14 February) at the University of Wollongong (UOW).The painting, Illawarra Pastoral, dates from ... ART UOW students recognised among nation’s best young leaders Fri, 15 Feb 2019 07:24:00 +1100 Engineering student Samantha Law named a winner in annual AFR GradConnection Top 100 Three University of Wollongong students have been recognised among the nation’s brightest young minds, as part of GradConnection’s 2019... EDU Western Civilisation degree details revealed Tue, 12 Feb 2019 18:52:00 +1100 Course curriculum and agreement released. The University of Wollongong has released full details of its new Bachelor of Arts in Western Civilisation, including the course curriculum together with feedback from prominent academics and its agreement with the Ramsay Centre for Western Civilisation.The EDU ACES researchers combine old and new to revolutionise implantable devices Fri, 8 Feb 2019 11:28:00 +1100 Ground-breaking device could be an alternative to pharmaceuticals for a range of conditionsResearchers from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science (ACES) are pioneering a new electrical stimulation device... MED Molecular Velcro helps illuminate DNA repair Thu, 7 Feb 2019 09:28:00 +1100 Visualising molecular process in bacteria shows important steps in pathway leading to antibiotic resistanceUsing a piece of molecular “Velcro” to attach a light-emitting probe to a protein molecule, University of Wollongong (UOW) researchers have unlocked the mystery of how an importa... TEC University of Wollongong joins Autism CRC Thu, 7 Feb 2019 08:00:00 +1100 Partnership aims to deliver positive change to lives of people on the autism spectrumThe University of Wollongong (UOW) has joined the Cooperative Research Centre for Living with Autism (Autism CRC) and will contribute to its efforts to translate research into real, positive benefits for people o... EDU UOW molecular biology graduate awarded Fulbright Scholarship Tue, 5 Feb 2019 09:22:00 +1100 US research exchange to expedite development of next-generation condomWhat started as detour through an undergraduate degree in science before launching into medicine has landed Dr Simon Cook at the forefront of developing a medical technology that could prevent the spread of sexually transmitted... MED Spotted-tail quoll the star of new Discovery Space experience Tue, 5 Feb 2019 09:16:00 +1100 ‘The Campsite’ teaches children about marsupial predator and conservation scienceThe enigmatic spotted-tail quoll is the star of a new experience that opens today (Tuesday 5 February) at the University of Wollongong’s EDU Thousands of students descend on UOW for Discovery Days Mon, 4 Feb 2019 07:15:00 +1100 Annual event provides Year 12 students with an insight into university lifeMore than 6500 high school students from across the state will experience what a day at university is really like during the University of Wollongong’s annual Discovery Days, held next week.From today (Monday 4 Febru... EDU Top international scientists in Wollongong for Future Materials Symposium Thu, 31 Jan 2019 13:04:00 +1100 Event marks Institute for Superconducting and Electronic Materials’ 25th anniversaryExperts from around the world will gather at the University of Wollongong (UOW) this week to discuss the latest developments and future directions of materials science, chemistry and physics at the 2... TEC