Research

Research Integrity Mythbusters: Data Management Seminar

May 28, 2020

Good data management is essential for good research.

PowerLab’s impressive achievement in the UKRI-NHMRC Built Environment and Prevention Scheme

May 28, 2020

PowerLab Director Prof Thomas Astell-Burt is part of a team awarded $1.45M for their project “Better Parks, Healthier For All?” led by UNSW, Glasgow University/MRC SPHSU in collaboration with UOW, UQ, CSIRO, South Western Sydney LHD, NSW DPIE, NSW Health, Parks and Leisure Australia, Greenspace Scotland, Glasgow City Council, Wollongong City Council and the Greater Sydney Commission.

UOW 3MT Final: Tuesday 18 August

May 26, 2020

The Graduate Research School, together with DVC(R&I), Professor Jennifer Martin and sponsor, Unibank, invites staff, students, family and friends to the UOW Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Final to be held as an online event on Tuesday 18 August from 3:30pm – 5:00pm.

Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation’s Grants for Gambling Research Program (Round 11): Applications now open

May 26, 2020

Applications are now open for the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation’s Grants for Gambling Research Program (Round 11).

Developing research tools for the surfing industry

May 26, 2020

A Jakajima TV interview with Professor Marc in het Panhuis of the Surf Flex Laboratory at the Australian Institute for Innovative Materials based at the University of Wollongong in Wollongong Australia.

Schizophrenia Awareness Week: The latest research news from UOW’S Professor Huang

May 19, 2020

Distinguished Professor Xu-Feng Huang is a National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Leadership Fellow who received a 2019 NHMRC Investigator grant for schizophrenia research. With 252 scholarly publications under his belt, which have been cited over 12,955 times by scientists in over 93 countries*, he is considered a world expert. For Schizophrenia Awareness Week (which started 17th May) we caught up with Professor Huang to find out if he was any closer to finding the cause of and a cure for schizophrenia.

NSW Environmental Trust Research Program: 2020 EOIs now open

May 14, 2020

The NSW Environmental Trust is inviting Expressions of Interest to its Environmental Research Program.

New podcast ‘The Scientist and the Cheerleader’ out now

May 12, 2020

The Scientist and the… is a podcast brought to you by the Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute.

Refine, reduce and replace the use of animals in research

May 7, 2020

An in vitro testing model to better understand and treat skin infections in humans will not only reduce animal testing but also be more accurate.

Scientists make a whale of a discovery in performance surfing

April 23, 2020

Lead author Dr David Shormann says that since the discovery that a humpback whale’s unique flipper shape is key to their incredible maneuverability and control, many engineering applications have been tried; everything from wind turbines to bicycle wheels.

Statistical Consulting Centre online appointments

April 23, 2020

Online appointments are available for the Statistical Consulting Centre.

Join us for a virtual morning tea to discuss the 2020-2025 Draft Research & Innovation Strategy

April 23, 2020

As part of our consultation process for the 2020-2025 Draft UOW Research & Innovation Strategy, we would like to invite UOW staff to join Prof Jennifer Martin, DVC-RI for a virtual morning tea to discuss and address questions about the Strategy from the campus community.

Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence in Research: Nominations close this Friday 15 May

April 21, 2020

This group of awards recognises the contributions that academic staff and their partners are making towards research excellence and include awards for: 1)        Researcher of the Year The Research Excellence Award for Researcher of the Year acknowledges the outstanding contributions to research by UOW individual researchers and aims to recognise and encourage outstanding researchers with proven international reputations who have made significant contributions in advancing knowledge and achieving exceptional research outcomes.

Call for EOIs for Chair of Social Sciences Human Ethics Research Committee

April 16, 2020

Expressions of interest are invited from persons interested in the role of Chair of the Social Sciences Human Research Ethics Committee, commencing in July 2020.

Australian Museum Eureka prizes: Entries close this Friday 15 May

April 16, 2020

The Australian Museum Eureka Prizes are the country’s most comprehensive national science awards, honouring excellence across the areas of research & innovation, leadership, science engagement, and school science.