“Water tanks, which at times have been considered archaic and outdated, are now a perspective for radical change. ” Important and relevant research from PhD student Carrie Wilkinson, featured in the latest UOW The Stand. Read more at the Every Last Drop article published in 2018.
As more families with kids move into high-rise apartments, what's it like trying to be good parents and good neighbours? PhD candidate Sophie-May Kerr appeared on Nine's Today Show on 17 September 2018 discussing her research.
The Port Kembla Steelworks has been downsizing its workforce for decades. But once retirement and redundancy hit, what happened to those men and women whose manual skills kept the steelworks going? Read more of Dr Chantel Carr's research.
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Latest stories and events
- Climate change: Nauru’s life on the frontlines, Anja Kanngieser│22 October 2018 │The Conversation
- AUSCCER has evolved and, as of 3 July 2018 adopted the new name ACCESS: The Australian Centre for Culture, Environment, Society and Space
- Big City Gaybourhoods: where they come from and why they still matter McKinnon, S. │ 3 May 2018 │ The Conversation
- Supporting Victorian farmers and boosting our exports │1 May 2018 │Victorian Government
- Indigenous voices are speaking loudly on social media but racism endures, Carlson, B. and Frazer, R. │ 5 Apr 2018 │ The Conversation
- Children aren’t liabilities in disaster - they can help if we let them, Eriksen, C., McKinnon, S., Calgaro, E., Towers, B., Haynes, K., Amri, A., Richardson, J. │ 5 Apr 2018 │ The Conversation
- With apartment living on the rise, how do families and their noisy children fit in?, Kerr, S. │ 9 Jan 2018 │ The Conversation
- Andrew Warren has been jointly awarded the Faculty of Social Science Research Committee 2017 ECR Prize. This prize acknowledges and rewards research excellence in the Faculty’s early career researcher │ 9 Dec 2017 │ ECR Award
- The road to same-sec marriage support has been long - and the fight isn't over yet, read Scott McKinnon’s article │ 14 Nov 2017 │ The Conversation
- Engaging refugees for a disaster-resilient Illawarra, PhD candidate Shefali Juneja Lakhina research in partnership with Wollongong City Council │ 19 Oct 2017
- Michael Adams writes the Friday Essay for The Conversation: The cultural meanings of wild horses │ 13 Oct 2017 │ The Conversation
Latest in UOW The Stand
- Every Last Drop │“You are far more aware of the water that you consume when you rely on water tanks...your water source is right next to your house, not a dam hundreds of kilometres away.” Important and relevant research from PhD student Carrie Wilkinson, featured in the UOW The Stand
- On the hunt for invasive hawkweeds │Self-confessed fieldtrip junkie A/Prof Nicholas Gill takes UOW Geography students to Mount Kosciuszko to assist in the fight against the spread of invasive hawkweeds you can also watch the UOW team hunt for hawkweed in Mount Kosciusko, on YouTube.
- Prams and the city │PhD student Susannah Clement has been researching the challenges parents face when navigating around cities with prams.
- Fast Fashion: It’s time to care about what you wear │Read the article of PhD student Elyse Stanes' research
- Investing in the great Australian dream │Human geographer Charlie Gillon finds the great Australian dream of a block of land and house in the suburbs has transformed – and that perhaps the dream needs to change even more.
- Who we are: multiculturalism in the home │Ideas of racial segregation in Australia don’t hold true when it comes to choosing a life partner. Dr Natascha Klocker and PhD student Alexander Tindale, both from our School of Geography and Sustainable Commuinitues, have conducted an Australian-first analysis of census data, showing that mixed-ethnicity couples are far more common than we might imagine.
- Distance workers and the labour of love │PhD candidate Nick Skilton explains.