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Western Sydney University ready to move into new Higher Education Centre in Liverpool

The move will significantly expand higher education opportunities for residents, help transform the city's knowledge economy and drive business development in the region.


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Finalists revealed for University’s Sculpture Award and Exhibition

17 Australian and International works will feature as part of this year's Western Sydney University Sculpture Award and Exhibition.



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Hidden housemates: when possums go bump in the night

There’s a bump and a thump and an unearthly shriek. If your home is making these noises you probably don’t have ghosts, but a family of common brushtail possums.

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New exhibition explores the influences that made Gough Whitlam an icon

From a childhood in fledgling Canberra to spag bol in the suburbs – a new exhibition explores the influences that made Gough Whitlam an icon.

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Study finds new vaccination rules remind forgetful parents but fail to impact objectors

New vaccination regulations for parents looking to enroll their children in NSW child care centers has succeeded in reminding forgetful parents, but failed to affect conscientious objectors


Research success stories

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Russian doping harks back to Cold War competitions

The release of the World Anti-Doping Agency report into drug use by athletes recalls the dark days of state-sanctioned doping in the German Democratic Republic.


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NHMRC research success puts health under microscope

The National Health and Medical Research Council has announced $5.3 million dollars in new funding for research in areas including dementia, diabetes and cardiovascular disease.




Expert opinion

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Google’s Go victory shows AI thinking can be unpredictable, and that’s a concern

The 4-1 defeat of Go grandmaster Lee Se-Dol by Google’s AlphaGo artificial intelligence is the latest in a string of pursuits in which technology has triumphed over humanity.


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Trashing the brand: ANZ and CBA could pay a high price for choosing profit over people

The recent CBA and ANZ scandals show that the big banks fail to understand the long-term pay off from investing in their relationships with people over short-term profit.




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Calling participants for study on eating disorders

Western Sydney University researchers are seeking people with an eating disorder (ED) to help them develop an innovative mentoring support program.


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Citizen scientists needed to help save sick wombats

As wombats fight for survival against a deadly skin disease that kills in months, scientists are asking Australians to help take a census of wombats using an innovative new app.