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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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Winners announced for the 2016 Western Sydney University Sculpture Awards

The winners of the 2016 Western Sydney University Sculpture Award and Exhibition have been announced.



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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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School students get a taste of country life as part of the UniSchools Steer Challenge

WesternSydney University's annual UniSchools Steer Challenge has officially begun, with 14 high schools putting their animal husbandry skills to the test.


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University excels at student experience

Western Sydney University has outperformed some of NSW’s more established universities according to data from the QILT website.




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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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Rhythm on the brain, and why we can’t stop dancing

What are the underlying causes of these individual differences in dancing ability? By looking at the way the brain responds to rhythm, we can begin to understand why many of us can’t help but to move to a beat.


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Planned laws undermine native vegetation and biodiversity

The NSW government has released a very controversial piece of draft legislation that will remove restrictions on land clearance and, despite their claims, threaten biodiversity.




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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.