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Normal birth conference

11th International Normal Labor and Birth Conference

Held in conjunction with the Australian College of Midwives, the conference will bring together scientists, midwives, doctors and lawyers to discuss the current evidence and practices on labour and birth.

The Hon Michael Kirby

In Conversation: Michael Kirby on same-sex marriage plebiscite

Former High Court Judge Michael Kirby will discuss the democratic implications of the planned plebiscite on same sex marriage at a special event at the Whitlam Institute


Literary experts nurture aspiring young writers

The next generation of writers developed their writing skills at a one day event at Western Sydney University on 16 September.

David Rowe

Academic appointed to prestigious Academy of Social Sciences

Professor David Rowe from the Institute of Culture and Society (ICS) has been elected a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia (ASSA).

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Gravity (and Wonder) arrives at Western Sydney University

Western Sydney University has joined Penrith Regional Gallery for Gravity (and Wonder) to host a number of events during October, merging arts and science.


Female lyrebirds step into the spotlight with their extraordinary mimicry

The male lyrebird is justly famous for his amazing ability to mimic sounds, but for the first time scientists have found females are also skilled vocalists that can imitate the voices of at least 19 other bird species.

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