News & Media

News & Media

Our researchers are interdisciplinary and produce research relatable to a wide and varied audience. We are champions of health, wellbeing, education and sustainability, resulting in a socially relevant and robust media profile.

Staff achievements celebrated at VC... Brin Grenyer

Academics and professional staff recognised for service to education, research and community...

$5.5 million funding boost for Project... Brin Grenyer

Project to offer state-wide support for people experiencing personality disorders...

Early Start launches Antarctic themed... Early Start

‘Antarctica: Field Research’ inspired by UOW research expeditions...

Dr Hugh Mackay launches new book... Hugh MacKay

Author and social researcher to hold Q+A, sign books at UOW...

Fun game helps kids deal with pressure... Life Happens Junior

Life Happens Junior examines students' fears around family, friends, school...

Friendship provides vital support for... teaching grads

High school teachers reflect on sense of community at UOW Shoalhaven Campus...

Calls for a change in NAPLAN... Sarah O'Shea

Honglin Chen believes one set of marking criteria to measure all students is not beneficial...

Juggling work and home... Sarah O'Shea

Psychology fellow explores impact of burnout and workplace engagement on single mothers...

Junk Food Ads Lead to Overeating... Sarah O'Shea

Children eat more food after watching unhealthy food advertising and don’t compensate by...

How movement can help our children... Sarah O'Shea

Dr Mytro-Foteini Mavilidi’s PhD shows exercise is the key to improve the way pre-schoolers learn...

Research Shows Love of Visual Arts... Sarah O'Shea

Dr Gai Lindsay focuses on importance of arts education to early childhood teachers...

Children Aren’t Liabilities in Disasters... Sarah O'Shea

Our world is becoming increasingly vulnerable to fire, flood and other natural hazards...

Slow food movement feeds... Sarah O'Shea

UOW partners with South Korean city on sustainable food initiative...

You Snooze, You Win Sarah O'Shea

Illawarra residents are urged to maintain their “sleep hygiene” just as they would pay attention to other aspects of health...

Online students need personal touch Sarah O'Shea

Universities should tailor online courses to needs and strengths of older and first-in-family students, study finds...

Children’s self-regulation of eating... Bridget Kelly

Study strengthens case for greater regulation of food industry marketing to children...

Mapping out our health Stuart Johnstone

Associate Professor Xiaoqi Feng knows the importance of looking at the big picture when it comes to health planning.

UOW recipients awarded more than... Stuart Johnstone

China beckons for UOW Associate Professor Stuart Johnstone after being awarded the Endeavour Executive Fellowship.

Support program for Borderline... Team members

International conference unveils alternative model of care...

Designing cities to keep us healthy... Xiaoqi and Thomas

Latest research on urban greening and its health benefits presented at forum...

German Support for Psychology Project Stewart Vella

Early career researchers win funding under scheme to foster Australian-German collaboration...

Environment vs Kid's Health Xiaoqi Feng

Research will investigate urban features that promote more equitable childhood development and wellbeing...

The Risks of WiFi and Mobiles Rodney Croft

Researchers to investigate potential danger of exposure to radiofrequency electromagnetic energy...

New Centre for Cannabis Study Nadia Solowji

Australian Centre for Cannabinoid Clinical and Research Excellence to investigate quality and safety issues...

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...

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Last reviewed: 6 September, 2018