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New world-class UWS greenhouse facility

New world-class research greenhouse to advance Australian agriculture

A new UWS greenhouse facility will equip the Australian horticulture industry with the technology required to meet the increasing constraints in water and energy supplies.



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New world-class greenhouse to advance Australian horticulture

A new world-class greenhouse facility to be built at the UWS Hawkesbury Campus will equip the Australian horticulture industry with the technology required to meet the increasing constraints in water and energy supplies.

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Getting the best from fast growing cities

A conference at UWS will look at how we can balance the demands for housing, infrastructure and employment with the need for food production, agriculture and green space at the fringes of our major cities.

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UWS students receive prestigious international scholarships

Four UWS students will have extraordinary international experiences when they embark on their New Colombo Plan Scholarships later this year.

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The 2014 World Cup: A Brazilian perspective

Celebrating the World Cup and the national team, the Seleção, is a cultural tradition embedded in Brazilians' lives.




Research success stories

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Study uncovers Aboriginal respiratory health problems

Indigenous children from Mount Isa in Queensland are more than five times as likely to be admitted to hospital for certain chest infections.


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Study finds best way to minimize impulsivity

Research has found new ways to curb impulsive behaviour such as excessive gambling and hyper sexuality.




Expert opinion

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Fire highlights the need for better housing

A fire that led to the discovery of people living in shipping containers and caravans may be shocking, however a UWS expert says the overcrowded, illegal and exploitative accommodation conditions are not uncommon.


Player and a soccer ball

The 2014 World Cup: A Brazilian perspective

Celebrating the World Cup and the national team, the Seleção, is a cultural tradition embedded in Brazilians' lives.






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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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We 'kneed' you! Research explores how brain controls muscles

Physiotherapists are seeking people between the ages of 50 and 65 who do not have knee pain to map the area of the brain that controls the thigh muscles.





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