Burning for a better future | UOW OUTLOOK MAGAZINE (2019-20)

In our rapidly changing climate, last summer’s fires are unlikely to be a one-off event. The future health of people and the environment hinges on better understanding and managing the risks. That’s where the incredible minds behind the NSW Bushfire Risk Management Research Hub come in.

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Resilience Under Fire | UOW OUTLOOK MAGAZINE (2019-20)

As experts warn of more frequent and devastating bushfires to come, building greater community resilience to bushfires – through more effective preparation, recovery and rebuild – is vital. Senior Professor Paul Cooper is leading a multidisciplinary team of top UOW researchers on a unique project to holistically explore these issues and map a path forward.

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Using the brain on the bench | UOW Outlook Magazine (2017)

Think a 3D-printed model of your brain, complete with neurons derived from your individual stem cells and arranged in complex neural pathways, is the stuff of science fiction? Not according to electromaterials pioneer and NSW Scientist of the Year Professor Gordon Wallace, whose groundbreaking ‘Brain on the Bench’ technology is poised to revolutionise understanding and intervention in neurological diseases.

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The future is deep green | Tower Magazine (ISSUE 18)

For many, the word algae conjures up images of green slime taking over their fish tank or backyard water feature. But relatively few are aware that this prolific microorganism offers a compelling solution to our planet’s resource exhaustion challenges.

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The art of influence | UOW Outlook (2016-17)

In a global market where consumers are exposed to as many as 5,000 advertising messages and countless social media posts daily, what helps a brand achieve cut-through and gives it credibility, longevity and influence?

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Shifting Perspectives | UOW Outlook Magazine (2016-17)

As the world continues to open up and boundaries become more fluid, the notion of identity becomes ever more complex. Chinese-Australian artist Dr Dongwang Fan’s art is a stunning exploration of the shifting sands of human cultural diversity and perspective.

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James Goudkamp

PROFILE: Dr James Goudkamp

For many, achieving success in the world of academia can take years; even a lifetime. Not so for University of Wollongong (UOW) alumnus Dr James Goudkamp, who – little more than a decade after graduating from his bachelor’s degree – has risen to the rank of Associate Professor in the Faculty of Law at the prestigious University of Oxford.

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