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The University of Wollongong has become a benchmark for Australia’s new generation of universities. It is ranked among the best 20 modern universities in the world* and has built a reputation as an enterprising institution, with a multi-disciplinary approach to research and a personalised approach to teaching. Over 32,000 students are studying UOW degrees across nine campuses throughout Australia and internationally in Dubai and Hong Kong.

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Lake Couridjah, Thirlmere Lakes National Park in New South Wales. Shutterstock

We helped fill a major climate change knowledge gap, thanks to 130,000-year-old sediment in Sydney lakes

80% of carbon on land in stored in soil. Our new research investigated how erosion transports this carbon to the bottom of lakes, where it’ll never be released into the atmosphere.
The view of Barangaroo from Millers Point, still a leafy suburb on the edge of the development. Dallas Rogers

‘Let it rip’: Barangaroo, a masterclass in planning as deal-making

A bid to amend plans for the final stage of the Barangaroo project would once again favour developers’ interests over the public interest. It shows how badly the planning process has been undermined.
At the beginning of the vaccine rollout, First Nations people were identified as a high priority list. Despite this, access to the vaccine for First Nations communities was quite limited. Dan Himbrechts/AAP Image

First Nations people in rural NSW lived with more anxiety and fear about COVID-19 than non-First Nations people

A new study has found First Nations people in rural NSW experienced more anxiety and fear about COVID than non-Indigenous people. How did government messaging contribute to this?
When Albrecht Dürer drew his famous image, he had never seen a real rhinoceros. Public domain

To read or not to read? Is that the question?

Sometimes books have such a pervasive cultural presence that it is always necessary to read them to have an idea about what they have to say.
India’s minister of commerce Piyush Goyal and WTO director-general Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala celebrate the end of the WTO’s 12th Ministerial Conference. Fabrice Coffrini/Pool/Keystone via AP

World Trade Organization steps back from the brink of irrelevance – but it’s not fixed yet

Meeting for the first time since 2017, the WTO’s highest decision-making body managed to agree on some things – including its first treaty with environmental protection as the objective.

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