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Science Showcase UOW: Live ABC Illawarra radio broadcast from UOW Wollongong Campus

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  • University of Wollongong, Wollongong campus
    Northfields Avenue, Wollongong NSW 2522, Australia

Join the live broadcast of ABC Illawarra from the University of Wollongong for Science Showcase UOW.

On campus, at the main duck pond lawn and then in the uni bar, ABC Illawarra will broadcast the Mornings show with Nick Rheinberger and then Drive with Lindsay McDougall.

The day will include:

  • Team challenges with students (or others!). Nick and Lindsay will take part in various challenges across the day, representing either the Mornings or the Drive show
  • Broadcast of pre-recordings with UOW scientists in their labs. Sessions include analyses and studies in immunology, biochemistry and in saliva, cells and vapes
  • Broadcast of pre-recordings of Lindsay and Nick participants in experiments. Hear Lindsay undergo a cycling challenge and muscle testing! Listen as Lindsay is a simulated patient has his digestive tract examined by medical students
  • Live interviews with UOW scientists across different career levels. Topics include coastal environments, radiation physics, sex hormones in mental health, cancer research, breast injuries in sport, geoarchaeology and more.
  • Human body trivia