Transforming lives and regions through supporting researchers to focus on global challenges that affect us all.

The University of Wollongong Global Challenges Program is a major research initiative designed to harness the expertise of world-class researchers to solve complex, real-world problems to transform lives and regions.

The University of Wollongong is focusing on the big-picture problems affecting our world, under the themes of:

  • Living Well, Longer
  • Manufacturing Innovations
  • Sustaining Coastal and Marine Zones

Finding solutions to these challenges will change the way we live and interact with the world around us.

Addressing Global Challenges One at a Time

A University of Wollongong researcher is working to ensure the people of the Pacific Islands will have enough to eat for the foreseeable future after experts predicted there may not be enough fish to support the region after 2030.