Update – The Snowy: A History

Associate Professor Siobhan McHugh launches updated edition of award-winning book. A University of Wollongong (UOW) academic has shone a new spotlight on the evolution of the Snowy Mountains HydroElectric Scheme, which this year celebrates the 70th anniversary of when work first began on this momentous project, hailed as one of the world’s engineering marvels. For full story, click here.

Audio storytelling

Siobhan McHugh discusses how audio storytelling is becoming more popular: 

In a cultural milieu dominated by long-form television dramas such as Breaking Bad and Madmen, how has the apparently simple activity of audio storytelling gained such clout? In the US, documentary radio programs such as RadioLab, This American Life and Radio Diaries enjoy sold-out stage shows telling real-life stories that combine serious journalism with compelling personal narratives, philosophical discourse and an irreverent but always engaging tone. Read Siobhan's full article here.