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UWS makes over 11,300 offers to uni hopefuls

The University of Western Sydney is making the largest number of university offers in NSW and the ACT.


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Back to school: How to choose those new shoes

Getting the right advice for buying new school shoes could save parents money and more importantly their kids from experiencing foot pain and foot problems.

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Charlie Hebdo attack raises concerns about the security and fragility of egalitarian values, says expert

Historical sociologist and expert on Islam, Dr Milad Milani says Islam has historically respected the boundaries between ‘Church and State’; it is Islamist ideology that does not respect this boundary.

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Happy birthday Triple J! Public forum looks back at 40 years of sound and impact

To mark the 40th birthday of 2JJ – now Triple J – media and popular music historian Dr Liz Giuffre will be speaking at a free public forum hosted by the Whitlam Institute.

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The role of climate change in future bushfire risk

Fire ecologist Dr Matthias Boer, from the Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment comments on the impact of climate change on future bushfire risk in Australia.


Research success stories

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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.


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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

Milad Milani

Intolerance and blasphemy in the modern world

The tradition of freedom of expression on religious matters is not quite so venerable as many seem to imagine in the outcry at the killing of Charlie Hebdo journalists and cartoonists in Paris.


Water bombing helicopter

The role of climate change in future bushfire risk

Fire ecologist Dr Matthias Boer, from the Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment comments on the impact of climate change on future bushfire risk in Australia.




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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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