General News

Actor Kat Hoyos returns to share her wisdom with performance students in an inspiring guest lecture

May 8, 2018

The actor has returned to her former stomping ground to encourage creative arts students to pursue their dreams, even if at times they seem out of reach.

New project to help reduce congestion in Australian suburbs

May 1, 2018

Using data collected from pedestrian smartphones and cutting-edge traffic-counting technology the project tracks patterns of movement in a bid to better plan cities and build infrastructure where it is most needed.

Brain injury failed to stop Elizabeth from achieving her dreams

April 24, 2018

When Elizabeth Baxa stepped on to the stage at graduation to accept her degree, she had more reason than most to celebrate the culmination of her studies.

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

April 23, 2018

Children eat more food after watching unhealthy food advertising and don’t compensate by eating less at later meals, a world-first study by UOW researchers has found.

Sodium-ion battery packs a punch

April 9, 2018

New battery materials provide pathway to mass-production of batteries based on cheap, abundant sodium.

UOW students go for gold in Commonwealth Games

April 5, 2018

Nicholas Kay and Wesley Roberts to take on Gold Coast.

Industry-academic engagement flourishes within Steel Research Hub

April 5, 2018

Research collaboration improves consistency of thin coatings for BlueScope products.

“I’m towing a jumbo jet” – life with MND

March 29, 2018

Two decades ago, three words – Motor Neurone Disease (MND) – would radically change Justin Yerbury’s life – for the better and for the worse.

Nursing researcher to be inducted into Hall of Fame

March 27, 2018

UOW and Illawarra Health and Medical Institute (IHMRI) researcher Professor Liz Halcomb will be inducted into the International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame at a ceremony in Melbourne in July.

Leadership in defence materials leads to prestigious award

March 27, 2018

For embodying the spirit of collaboration and leadership, UOW Associate Professor Stephen van Duin was this week recognised by the Defence Materials Technology Centre (DMTC) at their annual awards ceremony.

Reminder: Temporary TAFE carpark available for UOW staff

March 7, 2018

Please be aware the TAFE carpark is open for UOW staff entry permit holders and hosts 150 spaces.