LHA News and Events
The University of Wollongong School of Law has been confirmed as one of the Australia’s best, being ranked among the world’s top 100 law schools in the 2019 Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject.
Extreme heat, bushfire, drought, rising sea levels, forced migration, social unrest, extinctions – WEATHER MONSTER examines potential climate-related disasters and examines how society responds to fear.
Arthur's lifelong dedication to learning
Arthur began the Bachelor of Creative Arts at age 85, making him the oldest student to ever begin a degree at UOW.
After a lifetime of experience as a teacher, psychologist and even refrigerator repairman, Arthur is finally pursuing his passion for art.
Bob Carr on foreign policy, climate change, and the use of politics
“Politics helps you to deliver change,” he said. “But, especially in light of all the leadership changes in Canberra lately, I think there is a real need for political leadership in democracy. Australian politicians used to believe in something. Australia is hungry for vision.”
Mr Carr visited UOW to conduct a Masterclass and deliver a public lecture on the uses of politics.
Can you tell me why? Surprising answers to difficult questions.
Do prisons work? And why do people commit crimes? We look at the psychology of crime and finding a balance between punishment and mercy. Law's Associate Professor Julia Quilter, provides expert advice.
A podcast by the University of Wollongong.
Ocean is the classroom as Australia Awards participants learn about sustainable fisheries
For a group of 30 Australia Awards short course participants from Africa, these spectacular sites are their classroom for two months, as they learn from some of the world’s leading experts in oceans and fisheries governance.
Prestigious internship to put Henry in the heart of the political action
Third year International Studies student, Henry Heritage, will take part in the Uni-Capitol Washington Internship Programme in 2019. A love of international relations and politics propelled Henry to apply for the program.
Samson Soulsby awarded runner-up in 3MT Finals
School of Arts, English and Media PhD candidate Samson Soulsby was awarded runner-up for his presentation on personhood in contemporary monster fiction at the 3 Minute Thesis Finals. Qinqing Xu from the school of Law also presented on "Music Copyright in a Digital Environment." Samson was later interviewed by ABC radio host, Lindsay McDougall.
Prestigious Walkley award presented to UOW graduate Samara Gardener
Journalism graduate, Samara Gardner, has been awarded a prestigious Walkley Award for the category 'coverage of community and regional affairs' for her report titled "The Tathra inferno."
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.
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).
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LHA in the News
- The problem isn't dockless share bikes. It's the lack of bike parking, Ian Buchanan and Nicolas Ozolins, The Conversation
- Massacres, disappearances and 1968: Mexicans remember the victims of a 'perfect dictatorship', Luis Gómez Romero, The Conversation
- Sovereignty and lobsters: Torres Stait Islander battle to own their fisheries, Stuart Kaye, SBS NITV
- With a new prime minister nominated, the Nations have a rare chance to assert themselves, Gregory Melleuish, The Conversation
- UOW podcasters cute through noise to answer questions that matter, The Illawarra Mercury
- Fractured Liberals need a new brand - 'broad church' is no longer working, Gregory Melleuish, The Conversation
- Despite the doom and gloom in Australian media, the outlook for regional papers remains strong, Ian Willis, Mumbrella
- Mexico's next president likely to defy Trump on immigration, Luis Gómez Romero, The Conversation
- Mexico seeks to become 'country of refuge' as US cracks down on migrants, Luis Gómez Romero, The Conversation
- 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.