Research

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.

UOW academic awarded research grant to improve communication with people with dementia

November 17, 2020

Associate Professor Lyn Phillipson recognised by the dementia centre for research collaboration The Dementia Centre for Research Collaboration (DCRC) has awarded UOW Associate Professor Lyn Phillipson a research grant for a project which helps enhance communication between people with dementia and their care providers.

Temporary hold on publications updates in UOW Scholars

November 17, 2020

The University is currently transitioning to a new research publications management system, Symplectic Elements.

Online seminar: Climate change, disaster and mental health

November 12, 2020

In late October, UOW Global Challenges road tripped to UOW’s regional campuses and ran a seminar from Bega campus on ‘Climate, disaster and mental health’.

ARC success for UOW Early Career Researchers

November 10, 2020

On 3 November, the Minister for Education, The Hon Dan Tehan, announced $84 million to support 200 research fellowship projects funded under the Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) scheme.

Research project: Loneliness during the COVID-19 social distancing, isolation and lockdown measures

November 5, 2020

Research project Around the world, many people have been social distancing, isolating or “locked down” to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

Research funding to address intelligence and national security threats

November 5, 2020

The Office of National Intelligence and the Department of Defence National Security Science and Technology Centre have announced the National Intelligence and Security Discovery Research Grants (NISDRG) program, totalling $18 million.

Two UOW researchers win NSW Premier’s Prizes

November 3, 2020

Distinguished Professors Antoine van Oijen and Zaiping Guo honoured for research excellence Two UOW academics have been named as recipients of New South Wales Premier’s Prizes for Science and Engineering in recognition of their pioneering research work.

DVC (R&I) Podcast #3 highlights the aims of the Early Career Researcher Disruption Committee (EC-DC)

November 3, 2020

Recently we sat down with Prof.

2022 ARC Discovery Projects: Call for Notices of Intent (NOI) to apply

November 3, 2020

This is the call for Notices of Intent (NOI) from applicants who wish to submit an ARC Discovery Project (DP) application in the upcoming 2022 round which will open in RMS on 11 November 2020.

2023 ARC Centres of Excellence: Notices of Intent (NOI) due by 4 November

October 29, 2020

Reminder to all, Notices of Intent for ARC Centres of Excellence are due 4 November, Wednesday next week.

Mobile phone exposure and child development

October 29, 2020

Since mobile phones were introduced to markets in 1983, mobile phone use has increased dramatically, with over 5 billion user subscriptions in 2019.

Safer electric vehicles

October 27, 2020

Chief Investigators Professor Haiping Du and Dr Shuaishuai Sun, both from the Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences, are developing suspension and advanced control techniques that have the potential to improve vehicle safety by reducing the prevalence of accidents, injuries and fatalities caused by unstable vehicle motion such as loss of handling and traction control and rollovers.