University of Wollongong - Media Releases en-au RSS feed of Media Releases from the University of Wollongong, Australia. © 2007-2019 University of Wollongong Tue, 15 Jan 2019 08:56:00 +1100 60 Camp inspires teenage girls to pursue a future in STEM Tue, 15 Jan 2019 08:56:00 +1100 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... TEC Transformative degree to examine intellectual foundations of Western civilisation Sun, 16 Dec 2018 17:25:00 +1100 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... POL Need for regulating the financial regulators Wed, 12 Dec 2018 12:11:00 +1100 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 ECN Engineering, business achievements in the spotlight at summer graduations Wed, 12 Dec 2018 10:41:00 +1100 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... EDU Study to target antibiotic resistant bacteria’s Achilles heel Wed, 12 Dec 2018 10:00:00 +1100 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... MED Global-focused degree helping students become citizens of the world Mon, 10 Dec 2018 06:32:00 +1100 Cohort thrilled by internships, travel opportunities under Global Leaders Development ProgramIsabella Panozzo had always considered herself a creative person. After studying drama in her final year of school, she thought she was destined for a life in the arts.So, Isabella still laughs a... EDU Hormones help endangered frogs get in the mood to mate in world-first program Thu, 6 Dec 2018 11:46:00 +1100 Assisted breeding technique produced hundreds of northern corroboree frog offspringIn a world first, reproductive biologists at the University of Wollongong (UOW) have successfully applied hormones topically to the abdomens of northern corroboree frogs to get breeding pairs of the cri... TEC UOW receives prestigious award for commitment to gender equity Thu, 6 Dec 2018 08:31:00 +1100 Athena Swan Bronze Institution Award recognises work to advance careers of women in STEMM fieldsThe University of Wollongong (UOW) has been awarded the prestigious Athena SWAN Bronze Institution Award from Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE), which recognises the University’s commitme... TEC Bruce Gordon Scholarship for Journalism awarded to aspiring journo Wed, 5 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +1100 Quality experience and mentoring for UOW studentThe WIN Network and The University of Wollongong today (Wednesday 5 December 2018) announced the 2018 Bruce Gordon Scholarship for Journalism has been awarded to Victoria Ellis, a second-year Bachelor of Journalism student at the University of Woll... EDU New book shines a light on women who have changed the world Tue, 4 Dec 2018 08:35:00 +1100 Historians reflect on role of women's activism during UOW book launchA new book from two historians at the University of Wollongong (UOW) has placed the spotlight on the history of women’s activism and examined the trailblazers who took to the streets to fight for equality. ART Scientists create atomic scale, 2D electronic kagome lattice Tue, 4 Dec 2018 01:00:00 +1100 Material inspired traditional Japanese weaving by promises energy efficient devices, quantum computersScientists from the University of Wollongong (UOW), working with colleagues at China’s Beihang University, Nankai University, and Institute of Physics at Chinese Academy of Sciences, have s... TEC UOW climbs world rankings for engineering and computer science Fri, 30 Nov 2018 10:30:00 +1100 University places 2nd in NSW for Engineering and TechnologyThe 2019 Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject have confirmed the University of Wollongong (UOW) as one of the world’s leading institutions for Engineering and Technology, and for Computer Science.The subje... TEC To Antarctica and beyond: an educational journey through the cosmos Thu, 29 Nov 2018 13:10:00 +1100 Researchers examine cosmic radiation in the air during fly-by trip to the end of the worldOnly from the air do you really get to see the immensity, the desolation, the beauty and the hazards of Antarctica.But researchers from the University of Wollongong (UOW), joined by Lachlan Souter, ... TEC Innovative research projects awarded $6.4 million in ARC funding Thu, 29 Nov 2018 12:52:00 +1100 From smart sensors for the visually impaired to guidelines for interacting with children during digital playUniversity of Wollongong (UOW) researchers have been awarded $6.44 million in funding from the latest round of Australian Research Council (ARC) grants.Federal Minister for Education ... STO Family doctor a vital part of cradle-to-grave care reboot Thu, 29 Nov 2018 11:51:00 +1100 Ongoing involvement of a patient’s doctor could vastly improve end-of-life care for people with terminal illnesses.End-of-life care, or palliative care, is an approach to care that supports a person with a serious and progressive illness to die with as much comfort and dignity as possible.T... MED Desert Rose blooms after taking out second place with sustainable, age-friendly house Thu, 29 Nov 2018 11:34:00 +1100 Two years of hard work and innovation awarded second place in international sustainability competition in Dubai Key points: The Desert Rose is a student-designed and -built house that produces more energy than it uses The house w... ENV UOW Global Enterprises wins National Export Award for excellence in education and training Wed, 28 Nov 2018 11:58:00 +1100 Australian Export Awards celebrates the achievements of Australia’s most innovative exportersUOW Global Enterprises was announced as the 2018 winner of the Australian Export Awards for excellence in education and training at a ceremony in Canberra on Tuesday night (... EDU UOW researchers named among the world’s most influential Wed, 28 Nov 2018 08:36:00 +1100 Highly Cited Researchers list identifies scientists ranked in the top 1% by citations for their field and year. Ten University of Wollongong (UOW) researchers have been named among the world’s most influential scientists in the Clarivate Analytics 2018 Highly Cited Researchers report, ... TEC Internationally renowned scientist to lead UOW’s research and innovation strategy Wed, 28 Nov 2018 01:00:00 +1100 Professor Jennifer L. Martin appointed Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation)The University of Wollongong has appointed highly regarded research scientist Professor Jennifer L. Martin AC FAA to the position of Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation). STO Science fair celebrates students’ creativity, curiosity Tue, 27 Nov 2018 11:33:00 +1100 Budding scientists to take part in annual UOW Illawarra Coal Science FairClose to a thousand young scientists will put their minds to the test during the UOW Illawarra Coal Science Fair at the University of Wollongong tomorrow (Wednesday 28 November).Now in its 11th year, the annual fair bring... TEC