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LHA News and Events

Kawasaki delegation marks collaboration between UOW, Japan

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Representatives from the Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts included Associate Professor Brogan Bunt, Acting Executive Dean, Dr Rowena Ward, Dr Helen Kilpatrick and Ms Ritsuko Saito from the School of Humanities and Social Inquiry.  

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IHMRI and UOW researchers team up for Magnified exhibition

Clare Watson and PhD candidate Rachelle Balez

The natural beauty and intricacies of the cells and proteins researchers regularly scrutinise through their microscopes will instead adorn the walls of the TAEM Gallery at the University of Wollongong for all to appreciate.

Picture: Trudy Simpkin via the Illawarra Mercury


Indigenous students take part in annual sporting competition

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The Indigenous Nationals is a week-long multisport competition for Indigenous student-athletes that saw 15 UOW students compete. This event celebrates the sporting culture of Indigenous Australia and acknowledges the heritage and history of the students involved. 

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Ticket scalping: can new laws stop consumers being sold out?

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.

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Catherine McKinnon up for prestigious Miles Franklin Literary Award

Catherine McKinnon

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

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Law of the Land

Julia Quilter
NSW has the weakest child neglect penalties in Australia  according to UOW Associate Professor Julia Quilter, a former criminal lawyer.

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Graduate thrived on creativity, challenge of literature study

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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.

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Actress returns to share her wisdom with Performance students
 Kat Hoyos UOW Visit Main

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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Students take part in prestigious literary festival

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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.

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Passion for creative arts inspires University Medallist

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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.

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UOW partners with Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) 

Siobhan McHugh MOU ABC

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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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 July, 2018