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Nirimba Opening

Ed Husic opens administration hub for UWSCollege 

A new administration centre for UWSCollege at Nirimba was officially opened by local Federal MP, The Hon Ed Husic, Member for Chifley.


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Secondary students encouraged to study High Level HSC Maths

The Federal Government’s increased understanding of the importance of science, technology and mathematics is driving our educators to consider the state of, and improvement in, mathematics studies for tertiary education.


Feed the world

Feeding the world - one great idea at a time

Finding innovative solutions to feed a hungry world in the future will be the task of UWS student Justin Whittle, one of 100 young leaders in agriculture from around the world who were selected to attend the Global Youth Ag-Summit in Canberra next month.


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Elderly more trusting when it comes to heeding investment advice

New research has found that as we age, we are less likely to be concerned with someone’s reputation for being untrustworthy when it comes to financial advice.

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Research success stories

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Bellinger River Turtle under threat of extinction

Seventeen turtles in quarantine and a team of scientists could be all that stops a native turtle species in NSW from being wiped out by a mystery disease that has killed an estimated 400 turtles since February this year.


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Researchers question dense approach to residential development

High-density city living does not guarantee improved environmental outcomes, with new research showing other variables such as belief in human-induced climate change and level of education play a key role.




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Compulsory science and maths is great but there's more to be done

Federal Education and Training Minister Christopher Pyne today met with his state counterparts to confirm his proposal to make science and maths compulsory for year 11 and 12 students.


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We’re all The Walking Dead – we just don’t know it yet

A show like The Walking Dead helps us think through the challenges we face as a species, and reflect on the critical importance of how to make new economies possible.




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Phoebe Bailey

Elderly more trusting when it comes to heeding investment advice

New research has found that as we age, we are less likely to be concerned with someone’s reputation for being untrustworthy when it comes to financial advice.


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South West Sydney residents set to benefit from new cancer detection project

A new project to assist people in South West Sydney access services to detect and treat colorectal cancers will be lead by the UWS School of Medicine.




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