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LHA News and Events

University Art Collection acquires spectacular Lloyd Rees painting

Lloyd Rees Artwork Launch Main

A significant painting by Lloyd Rees which captures the beauty of the Illawarra was unveiled on 14 February at UOW.

The painting, Illawarra Pastoral, dates from 1957 and is the latest acquisition for the University of Wollongong Art Collection.

Previously held in a corporate collection, Illawarra Pastoral will now be on display at the UOW Library for all to enjoy.

Exceptional researchers and leaders recognised in Australia Day Honours


Three of the University of Wollongong’s leading researchers have had their hard work and dedication to improving the lives of others recognised during the 2019 Australia Day Honours List.

Sarah Miller AM, Professor of Performance in the School of the Arts, English and Media, was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia for “significant service to the performing arts through research, education and advisory roles.”

Artist in Residence: Rikke Houd

Rikke Houd

Internationally acclaimed Danish audio storyteller Rikke Houd will be Artist in Residence at the School of Arts, English and the Media in March.

Rikke is known for her works in initiating transnational audio storytelling projects to support geographical, linguistic and cultural minorities

Public talk - Writing the Language of Audio
Date: Friday 15 March, 12:30 - 1:30pm
Location: LHA Research Hub 19.2072A

'Their hearts are here': Vanuatu islanders return to volcanic home


Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security (ANCORS) has been working with the Vanuatu Fisheries Department since 2014 to support coastal fisheries development through collaborative research, and have also responded to help the people of Ambae rebuild a future.

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Research Events


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.

Last reviewed: 15 February, 2019