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UWS anti-racism app scoops second place in United Nations award

UWS will work with partners from around the world to further develop a ground-breaking anti-racism app after it was the runner-up in a global competition.


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Study finds false perceptions of body weight put new mums in diabetes danger zone

An alarming number of new mums who develop increased blood sugar levels during pregnancy are placing themselves at heightened risk of long-term diabetes because of false perceptions of their own weight and health risk.

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Bilingualism Research Lab to drive Australian study of language

By applying a scientific approach to examine the lived experiences of thousands of bilingual Australians, researchers will develop new techniques to promote global citizenship.

Open Day 2013

Discover the difference: UWS Open Day 2014

Whether you're planning to study at UWS in the future or curious to find out what university life is all about, join us for Open Day 2014 on Sunday August 31st at the UWS Parramatta Campus.


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A bite sized round-up of news from the University of Western Sydney community.


Research success stories

Doctor with stethoscope

Study finds false perceptions of body weight put new mums in diabetes danger zone

An alarming number of new mums who develop increased blood sugar levels during pregnancy are placing themselves at heightened risk of long-term diabetes because of false perceptions of their own weight and health risk.


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New research reveals clock ticking for fruit flies

Queensland fruit flies that inflict damage on the nation's horticultural industry may be about to see their numbers take a significant dive thanks to new research.




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Kevin Dunn

Shelving of race law changes reflects popular opinion

The Head of Australia’s largest study into racism has congratulated the Federal Government for dropping planned changes to the Racial Discrimination Act.


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Australia entering difficult legal terrain in Ukraine: expert

An international law expert says the legal challenges facing the Australian Federal Police mission to investigate the MH17 wreckage will become more complex if officers are caught in the crossfire.




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Citizen scientists to help save Murray River turtles

Saving the turtles in the nation's biggest river, the Murray-Darling, requires a big effort, one that crosses the boundaries of universities and industry and scientists and citizens.


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Lost in translation: Study explores the experiences of children who translate for family members

For many new refugees and immigrants from non-English speaking backgrounds, one of the most difficult barriers they face on arrival in Australia is making themselves understood.





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