research

Participate in research in the Discovery Space

January 21, 2021

Early Start is home to world leading researchers that are investigating real life challenges that have a transformational impact on the lives of children.

Researchers further reveal inner workings of pathogenic bacteria

January 19, 2021

Breakthrough will aid the fight against deadly bacteria and help to develop new cures Using some of the world’s most powerful microscopes, three international research teams – from Australia, the Czech Republic and a German/US/Finnish consortium – have discovered a unique molecular mechanism that allows pathogenic bacteria to maintain efficient gene expression.

Bright ideas win medical research funding

January 19, 2021

NHMRC Ideas Grants support innovative and creative projects in all areas of health and medical research A UOW project to develop an innovative treatment for peripheral nerve injury, and another to develop a tool to help carers recognise language disorders and delays in young children, have been awarded funding through the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Ideas Grants scheme.

A year in review: UOW research and innovation

January 19, 2021

What a year!

Man of steel steps back after a distinguished career

December 17, 2020

Professor Rian Dippenaar a world-class researcher and teacher who bridged divide between academia and industry.

Emeritus Professor relishes chance to get back to the research he loves

December 15, 2020

Professor Ross Bradstock reflects on career devoted to understanding fire behaviour It seems somewhat ironic that Emeritus Professor Ross Bradstock’s retirement coincided with the biggest bushfire season in Australia’s history.

A history of foreign investment

December 15, 2020

Economic and business historian Senior Professor Simon Ville from UOW’s Faculty of Business and Law is investigating the history of multinational enterprises in Australia to fill a major gap in economic and business history literature for the twentieth-century.

Meet UOW’s three new Superstars of STEM

December 10, 2020

Dr Holly Tootell, Dr Yee Lian Chew and Dr Marian Wong recognised by Science & Technology Australia Three UOW academics – Dr Holly Tootell, Dr Yee Lian Chew and Dr Marian Wong – will be named today (Thursday 3 December) among Australia’s official Superstars of STEM.

The changing face of medicine: The effect of a global pandemic on public health

December 8, 2020

We hear from four medical researchers on the way COVID-19 has affected public health and the future of medicine.

The two of us: Catherine McKinnon & Sarah Turnbull

December 8, 2020

UOW is home to many high achieving PhD students who are working towards solving real world problems.

Seminar | Mercury Stories: Understanding sustainability through a volatile element

December 1, 2020

UOW Global Challenges and Mercury Australia present ‘Mercury Stories: Understanding sustainability through a volatile element’ as part of its ‘A Conversation With…’ seminar series.

The 3 of us: What teachings are being shared by weeds?

November 26, 2020

UOW is home to many high achieving PhD students who are working towards solving real world problems.

Six UOW academics on Highly Cited Researchers 2020 list

November 26, 2020

‘Who’s who’ of international researchers ranks top 1% of scientists by citations for their field and year Six of UOW’s top academics have been named on the annual Highly Cited Researchers 2020 list from Clarivate.

Researchers launch new delirium project

November 24, 2020

Nursing experts lead delirium detection and treatment plans Professor Victoria Traynor from the University of Wollongong’s School of Nursing and the Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute (IHMRI) and Professor Val Wilson from UOW and the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District (ISLHD) have launched a new project aimed at detecting delirium in post-operative patients.

Dr Wei Kong Pang wins Australian Synchrotron Research Award

November 19, 2020

Recognition for work developing battery technologies for next-gen energy storage The Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) has awarded the Australian Synchrotron Research Award for early career researchers to Dr Wei Kong Pang from UOW.