Economic Environmental Regional

Research into railway track stability to improve transport efficiency and cost-efficiency

UOW research has generated industrial benefits in the area of modern railway geomechanics, directly benefiting rail asset owners and the quality of the composite track structure.

Economic Environmental Global

Commercial and agricultural benefits of environmental monitoring using FTIR research

University of Wollongong researchers developed new Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy instrumentation and methodology for sensitive detection and quantification of greenhouse and other important gases in field environments.

Economic Regional

Improving the performance and growth of small and medium sized enterprises in South East Asia

UOW researchers in economics developed what grew into a long-term engagement with regional partners with the aim of better understanding the role, contribution and performance of SMEs in South East Asia.

Economic Environmental Regional

Statistical advances promote grains development

By identifying genetic advantages in crops, this research has led to more productive and sustainable farming, and increased profits for grain growers with flow-on social, economic and environmental impacts.

Economic Environmental Societal

Building awareness and recognition of gender to improve bushfire management

Developing a holistic way to understand bushfire vulnerability and resilience, which accelerated and legitimised recognition of gender as a key issue affecting bushfire management and safety processes.

Economic Environmental Global Regional Societal

Improving disaster management and increasing citizen safety

Working with Jakarta’s government disaster management agency and social media company Twitter to develop an open source platform to crowdsource and automate flood reporting.

Economic Environmental Regional Societal

Sustaining Pacific fisheries and fishing communities

Shaping fisheries management measures and facilitating policy change through expert advice to institutions across jurisdictions.

Economic Regional Societal

Bringing together landless refugee farmers and unused farmland

Contributing to the Burundian community's sense of belonging in Mildura by allowing refugees to demonstrate their farming skills and knowledge to the broader community.