UOW STEM Virtual Careers Week 2021 | 2 – 6 August

July 27, 2021

For 2021 Careers Central are pleased to announce that they are running a STEM Virtual Careers Week over 2-6 August.

Fresh Science Competition 2021: Nominations close 29 July

July 22, 2021

Are you an early-career researcher?

COVID-19 update: Thursday 22 July 2021

July 22, 2021

Dear Colleagues, I hope you continue to stay safe and well during the fourth week of Greater Sydney’s lockdown.

UOW College helping NSW South Coast business success

June 17, 2021

The ‘Planning for Business Success’ program, delivered through UOW College at the UOW Bega campus has helped 30 local businesses access free vocational training to help them develop well-defined business plans.

UOW researcher wins Tall Poppy Science Award

June 15, 2021

Award recognises Hamish Clarke’s outstanding research contributions to bushfire risk and climate change impacts.

UOW celebrates National Reconciliation Week

June 1, 2021

UOW is celebrating National Reconciliation Week (27 May to 3 June) through various events and activities to grow awareness and understanding of Indigenous culture, knowledge and history, and build a more cohesive and equitable community.

UOW Information Evenings

May 25, 2021

From 27 May to 22 June, UOW is hosting information evenings throughout NSW and the ACT to help students and parents learn more about studying at UOW.

On country, for country: Collaborative partnership to prioritise reconciliation

May 4, 2021

This beautiful artwork was commissioned by the Indigenous Strategy Office in a collaborative partnership with the  School of Earth, Atmospheric and Life Sciences (SEALS) here at UOW.  The piece was designed and developed by Sammy Hill,  a local Aboriginal graphic design and contemporary artist with connections to Dharawal/ Wandandian country (Sammy Hill Creative Design) .   Sammy’s inspiration for this piece is drawn from country, for country with the use of local flora and fauna from the region and has key words drawn from our  Acknowledgment of Country  developed  by the Aboriginal Staff and community of UOW.

UOW recognises five outstanding scholars and leaders with Emeritus Professorship

May 3, 2021

Prestigious honour celebrates contribution of academics to UOW teaching, research and community Five distinguished academics have been admitted as Emeritus Professors to the UOW Honours List, recognising their immense contribution to their field of expertise and mentoring the next generation of researchers.

Ingestible self-healing electrodes inspired by slime

April 29, 2021

Children like to play with slime – you can pull it apart and put it back together again as the material heals itself, and it is a non-toxic material.

New podcast series goes behind the scenes of research into Australia’s natural and cultural history

April 15, 2021

This podcast series by two pun-loving scientists will take listeners behind the scenes of some of the world’s most advanced research into the natural and cultural history of Australia and its nearest neighbours.

The ones to follow: Alumni turning heads

April 13, 2021

The talent, creativity and impact of UOW alumni and academics reach far and wide.

How baked bat guano helped archaeologists understand our ancient past

April 13, 2021

Experiment reveals the chemical changes undergone by artefacts found in caves inhabited by bats In an experiment to understand better how ancient artefacts are altered by the sediment in which they are buried for thousands of years, Australian archaeological scientists buried bones, stones, charcoal and other items in bat guano, cooked it, and analysed how this affected the different items.

New podcast: Grants and Pitching

April 13, 2021


Researchers ask Illawarra and South Coast residents to share their shark tales

March 25, 2021

Interactive mapping project explores human-shark encounters and their effects on ocean-users Researchers at UOW are asking Illawarra and South Coast residents to share details of encounters they have had with sharks, in an effort to better understand the full gamut of human-shark relations.