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Solar Car Supported by Penrith City Council

The UWS Solar Car Team, within the School of Computing Engineering and Mathematics, is excited to announce its latest sponsorship from Penrith City Council.


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Sydney siege response shows power of community will against racism

Citizen action against racism following the Sydney siege, including the rise of #illridewithyou, shows there is a valuable resource in the community that we need to mobilise further.

Tonia Gray

Associate Professor recognised for excellence in teaching with national award

Associate Professor Tonia Gray has been recognised with an award for Teaching Excellence at the annual Australian Awards for University Teaching.

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2014 Yarramundi lecture unveils ‘Generations of Knowledge’ project

The Yarramundi Lecture is an important opportunity to embrace the unique history of Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

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Study finds acupuncture benefits for range of cancer related symptoms

Cancer patients could benefit from acupuncture and other forms of Chinese medicine according to an expert presenting at the Clinical Oncology Society of Australia Annual Scientific Meeting.


Research success stories

Ear acupuncture

Study finds acupuncture benefits for range of cancer related symptoms

Cancer patients could benefit from acupuncture and other forms of Chinese medicine according to an expert presenting at the Clinical Oncology Society of Australia Annual Scientific Meeting.


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Tree shock: research shows climate change hitting eucalypts

The much-loved national symbols are increasingly coming under threat as climate change increasingly creates a mismatch between forest trees and their home environments.




Expert opinion

Rae Dufty Jones

Regional Australia can be a carrot or stick in new refugee policy

The Safe Haven Enterprise Visa seems to provide a shard of hope for those irregular immigrants seeking long-term asylum in Australia.


Jo Orlando

Should children under 13 be allowed their own Google accounts?

Google may soon offer children under 13 a simple and safe way to access internet services including Gmail and YouTube, but how will this affect online safety?




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Human-Robot interaction study recruiting participants

As part of their research into human robot interactions, researchers are looking for participants to play with the LEGO Mindstorms robot.


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Australians urged to be on the lookout during Turtle Month

Australians are being urged to be on the lookout for turtles during November to help researchers better understand how to protect these native creatures.




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