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Construction high point reached on University’s new Parramatta City campus

The high point of Western Sydney University’s new Parramatta City campus has been reached, with Australia’s most digitally infused and technology-rich campus set to open in 2017.


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How citizen scientists discovered a giant cluster of galaxies

It used to be that you had to have years of training before you could participate in cutting-edge science. Now the internet has enabled thousands of people to contribute.

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Muhammad Ali rewrote the rule book for athletes as celebrities and activists

Thirty-five years after he threw his last punch in the ring, Ali is still front of mind in any discussion of the most-important sportsman ever.

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Research to look at women’s experiences with eating disorders in pregnancy and beyond

Researchers at Western Sydney University are looking for women who have a current or past history to join a study exploring eating disorders during pregnancy.

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Women in need helped by University Soup Kitchen

What started as a small fundraiser for Macarthur women in need has swelled to a regular event that unites people from Western Sydney University around a hot bowl of soup.



Research success stories

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MRI imaging moves from hospitals to forests to help sick trees

Research from Western Sydney University has found medical imaging techniques used in hospitals such as MRI scans are equally efficient at determining the health of trees with health problems.


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In remembering Anzac Day, what do we forget?

While the Anzac story was produced in colonial White Australia, Australia today is vastly different in demographic terms and is made up of people whose histories increasingly lie elsewhere.




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Explainer: what are women’s options for giving birth?

For many women, getting pregnant is the easy part. After that line appears on the pregnancy test, it can be difficult to work out who to visit for care, and where you should have your baby.


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Why are we still scared of seeing two men kissing?

#TwoMenKissing is an act of pride and defiance in the face of violent oppression.




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Research to look at women’s experiences with eating disorders in pregnancy and beyond

Researchers at Western Sydney University are looking for women who have a current or past history to join a study exploring eating disorders during pregnancy.


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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.