News & Media

News & Media

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2017 Vice-Chancellor's Awards VC Awards

Social Sciences staff among award recipients recognised for contributions to education and the community...

Partnership for Personality Disorders Brin

Minister for Mental Health Tanya Davies launches program for the treatment of personality disorders in south west Sydney...

Prevent Alzheimer’s disease Thomas

Can green spaces help prevent Alzheimer’s disease? NHMRC Research Leadership Fellowship awarded for...

Green Space for Healthy Start Professor Thomas Astell-Burt and Dr Xiaoqi Feng

Study of 10,000 Australian children demonstrates importance of greener neighbourhoods...

Learning & Teaching Global Leader Ian Brown

International award recognises commitment to excellence in higher education...

Calibre Essay Prize Michael Adams

A/Prof Michael Adams explores the fine line between life and death through freediving...

Literacy focus for regional early education Michelle Gregory

Enhancing basic literacy skills for young children is the focus of a new workshop targeted at early childhood educators...

Distinguished educator Emeritus Prof. Jan Wright

Prof Jan Wright recognised for contribution to physical and health education, gender and social inequality study...

Global research collaboration Soa Paolo

New partnership with the most prestigious state-based research and development funding agency in Brazil...

Digital marketing & unhealthy choices Limin

Exposure to online marketing for unhealthy products could have a detrimental impact on young adults...

Tunnelling through occ. health issues Kate Cole

UOW Alumni Kate Cole granted prestigious Churchill Fellowship...

Retrofitting houses could save lives Bushfires

Researchers find most properties in high-risk areas don't meet current building standards...

App for children, created by children App for children created by children

A group of children, & researchers from the UOWs Early Start, have created what may be the world’s first app for children...

Global teacher prize Ken Silburn

UOW alumnus selected as one of the top 50 teachers in the world, for his dedication to teaching in the fields of Science...

New Grad Cert in autism Amanda Webster

New Graduate Certificate in Autism to prep professionals and parents on dealing with autism...

Dementia-Friendly Kiama National Award Dr Lyn Phillipson

The number of people with dementia is expected to reach one million by 2050...

Passion for public health inspires Ine Public Health Ine

Ine Seljeseth’s passion for public health comes from a desire to effect change on a large scale...

TEDx Wollongong Women showcase TEDx

Dr Lyn Phillipson will challenge society to look to ways of being more inclusive of people with dementia...

Early Start Discovery Space award Early Start

Interactive children's museum honoured with highly commended in Kidsafe Design Awards...

Sidney Sax Award for public health Heather Yeatman

Prof Heather Yeatman awarded the prestigious 2016 Sidney Sax Award by the Public Health Association of Australia...

Celebrating being Indigenous Indigenous children celebrate at Early Start Discovery Space

Indigenous children celebrating National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Children’s Day...

Australia’s largest suicide prevention trial Brin Grenyer

Illawarra-Shoalhaven region chosen as one of four locations across NSW to implement new suicide prevention trial...

 
Last reviewed: 31 August, 2017