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LHA News and Events

Entanglements: Humans, Animals, Environments


Wollongong Art Gallery and UOW have partnered together to present a series of talks on Entanglements: Humans, Animals, Environments.

Researchers from the Australian Australian Centre for Culture, Environment, Society and Space (ACCESS) and from the Animal Studies Research Network (ASRN) share ideas and developments from their research.

The talks begin Thursday March 21 and continue every Thursday up to November 7.

Each lecture runs from 5.00 - 6.30PM, they are free to attend and light refreshments will be provided.

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South Western Sydney Mural Project

For Adi Holmes, studying International Studies and Laws at UOW's South Western Sydney campus is supporting her determination to become a human right lawyer and advocate for the Free West Papua movements.

Her story of strength is being illustrated by artist and UOW alumna, Claire Foxton, via a giant vibrant mural in the heart of Liverpool.

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Italian lecturer awarded prestigious teaching citation

Mariolina Pais Marden Teaching Award Main

Lecturer in Italian, Dr Mariolina Pais Marden, has received a National Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning in the 2018 Australian Awards for University Teaching. Dr Pais Marden has gained a reputation as a dedicated and passionate teacher who is committed to her students.

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.

Dr Joshua Lobb publishes new novel

Dr Joshua Lobb

Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing, Dr Joshua Lobb, has published a new novel with Sydney University Press.

The Flight of Birds is a novel in twelve stories, each of them compelled by an encounter between the human and animal worlds. The birds in these stories inhabit the same space as humans, but they are also apart, gliding above us. The Flight of Birds explores what happens when the two worlds meet.

Picture: Adam McLean via Illawarra Mercury 

Law and Society come together at UOW

Law and Society Association (Australia and New Zealand) 2018 Conference

Against a backdrop of summer storms, over 200 scholars, practitioners and students converged on UOW in December to enjoy a showcase of fascinating, cutting-edge socio-legal research at the 2018 Law and Society Association of Australia and New Zealand (LSAANZ) conference

UOW Law introduces Change the World Scholarships

Change the World Scholarship

UOW’s School of Law is proud to announce the introduction of the Change the World Scholarships; two new full fee scholarships for students from India and Bangladesh.

This exciting opportunity will allow two talented students, one from India and one from Bangladesh, to study a fully-paid Bachelor of Laws or Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry) degree at UOW, which is ranked 90th in the world for Law.

'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: 18 April, 2019