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.

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...

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...

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Last reviewed: 6 November, 2017