LHA News and Events
Law Lecturer represents UOW at prestigious International Conference on Tax Administration
Law lecturer Mathew Leighton-Daly represented UOW at the 13th International Conference on Tax Administration held at the University of New South Wales. He presented on the topic of 'Identity theft and crime: Has technology made it easier to defraud the revenue'
Ticket scalping: can new laws stop consumers being sold out?
UOW senior consumer law lecturer, Dr Charles Chew discusses the state government’s new anti-bots and scalping laws taking effect on 1 June 2018 for all NSW events.
Catherine McKinnon up for prestigious Miles Franklin Literary Award
Illawarra author, playwright and TAEM academic Catherine McKinnon has been included in the longlist for one of Australia’s most important literary prizes and a purse of $60,000, for her novel Storyland.
Picture: Adam McLean via Illawarra Mercury
Law of the Land
NSW has the weakest child neglect penalties in Australia according to UOW Associate Professor Julia Quilter, a former criminal lawyer.
Graduate thrived on creativity, challenge of literature study
Kendell Mount admits she had never been an avid reader. But when she came to University of Wollongong’s Shoalhaven Campus, she discovered the joy of books, which opened up the world and encouraged her to study English literature.
Actress returns to share her wisdom with Performance students
Kat, who is nominated for a TVWeek Logie for her performance on the Channel 9 TV show Here Comes The Habibs, graduated from the University of Wollongong (UOW) with a Bachelor of Creative Arts (Performance).
Students take part in prestigious literary festival
Emily Crocker, Chloe Higgins, and Michelle Cahill will be among a roster of the world’s top creative talents taking part in the week-long conversation about books and ideas.
Passion for creative arts inspires University Medallist
When Steffanni Gardener began her creative arts degree she was aiming for a career on the stage. Growing up in Cowra, in the New South Wales Central West, she took any opportunity to act, and when she realised she could study performance at university, she leaped at the chance.
Love is in the air as husband and wife celebrate dual graduations
Dr Virginia Marshall was awarded her seventh degree, a Graduate Certificate in Laws today alongside her husband Paul Marshall.
UOW partners with Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU)
Academics from the University of Wollongong will help journalists around the world to harness the power of podcasting under a new teaching and research partnership.
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LHA in the News
- Australia's deal with Timor-Leste in peril again over oil and gas, Clive Schofield, The Conversation
- Amnesty for drug traffickers? That's one Mexican presidential candidate's pitch to voters, Luis Gómez Romero, The Conversation
- The power of the Placebo, David Neil, News.com.au
- UOW team to investigate the value of web series' like The Horizon and Katering Show, Sue Turnbull, Illawarra Mercury
- The Importance of Tea Rooms, Claire Wright, ABC News
- As Wentworth slips quietly onto the ABC, the series still asks tough questions about gender politics, Sue Turnbull, The Conversation
- 'I was treated as a leper': Former commando Mick Bainbridge takes on Defence, ABC News
- What's next for Timor-Leste's Greater Sunrise?, Clive Schofield, The Diplomat
- Beyond passengers: The history of women and cars, Georgine Clarsen, The Detroit News
- Can the Liberal Party hold its 'broad church' of liberals and conservatives together?, Gregory Melleuish, The Conversation
- Murder Monday: Sex and violence on Australian TV, Sue Turnbull, ABC Radio
- Revealed: the extent of job-swapping between public servants and fossil fuel lobbyists, Adam Lucas, The Conversation
- A record 29,000 Mexicans were murdered last year – can soldiers stop the bloodshed?, Luis Gómez Romero, The Conversation
Legal Intersections Research Centre (LIRC)
LIRC is known for its leading edge interdisciplinary research in law, social sciences and the humanities. Each year LIRC hosts a range of seminars, symposia and other academic events which are presented by UOW Law and visiting academics. Everyone is warmly invited to attend. A full list of LIRC events are available on the LIRC website.
For a list of events held by Research centres, networks and initiative in LHA, refer to individual sites linked from the Faculty Research page.